UNISON Northern Ireland

Addiction - Substance Misuse Awareness (session 1)

Event Date: 
14 May 2019 - 18:00 to 21:00

Dungannon (open to all)

This course is run over two evenings Tues 14 & Wed 15 May 

Whether you are interested in substance misuse as a parent/guardian or because of work (paid or unpaid) with young people and/or those dealing with addiction, this workshop will provide an overview of drugs – types, categories, effects, links to other issues, criminal implications, impact on users and family, risk taking and support services.    It will be delivered by Ascert.  

Further sessions of this workshop will be run on 


Wed 25 & Thurs 26 Sept in UNISON Derry;

Mon 14 & Tues 15 Oct in Enniskillen;

Mon 18 & Tues 19 Nov in Newry


This course is eligible for backfill funding for attendees who work in domiciliary/home care, day care or supported living in the private and community/voluntary sector under the Training for the Domiciliary Care Workforce Project administered by NISCC.  You must get approval from your employer in advance.

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