Drug Misuse

Being able to identify the signs and build a greater understanding of drug misuse will assist you to respond appropriately and support the individual towards recovery.

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About the course

This outstanding training course comprehensively explores drug misuse, helping you to understand the intricacies of drug dependency so you can provide the best possible support for those in your care.

Who is this course for?

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

What does the course cover?

  • What is drug misuse?
  • Progression of drug misuse
  • Experimental stage
  • Recreational stage
  • Substance misuse
  • Dependence
  • Causes of drug use
  • Recognising drug use
  • Behavioural signs and symptoms
  • Physical evidence
  • Caring for drug users
  • Classification of drugs
  • Anaesthetics
  • Phencyclidine (PCP)
  • Ketamine
  • Cannabinoid substances
  • Depressant substances
  • Alcohol
  • Stages of intoxication
  • Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Hallucinogens
  • Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)
  • Magic mushrooms
  • Inhalants
  • Opioids
  • Heroin
  • Methadone
  • Steroids
  • Stimulants
  • Amphetamines
  • Ecstasy
  • Cocaine & crack cocaine
  • Nicotine
  • Intervention
  • Diagnosis
  • Dual diagnosis
  • Recovery
  • Treatment
  • Detoxification
  • Withdrawal
  • Support groups
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Cravings
  • Lapses and relapse
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

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£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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