Basic Drugs Awareness ~ is training course for those who work with young people. Comprising one day of training supported by a complete resource pack, it enables leaders to teach basic information about drugs, their effects on the individual and the community in which they live.
The course is designed to provide a basic knowledge about the types and classification of drugs and explore attitudes towards drugs. Through a series of kinetic exercises and activities candidates will learn about drug ‘street’ names; drug use and the effects their use have on individuals and on the people around those individuals.
On completion, candidates will have a greater understanding of what a drug is and the different types of drugs available on the street and they should have gained a greater understanding of drug culture.
The programme has been designed to be delivered in one day and includes full attendance notes.
BNTL Freeway have produced a full resource pack to accompany the course. This is available at an additional cost.
The course content includes:
• attitudes and values towards drugs
• what is a drug?
• drug categories
• effects and risks of drug taking
• drug names and their ‘street’ names
• who is affected by drug use?
• harm and minimisation concept.