Drug and Alcohol Awareness Workshop

The Exchange, 33 Gawber Road, Barnsley S75 2AH

Understanding my mental health and wellbeing

These workshops aim to raise awareness of on the short and long-term effects of substances and alcohol misuse.

The main aims are:-

  • Raising awareness of the long and short term effects of substances and alcohol
  • Help reduce risks and harms of substance misuse
  • empower people to make informed choices
  • Understand different caterogies of drugs and their effects.
  • Know where to go for help
  • know what responsible drinking is ans what an alcohol unit is
  • Understanding sensible drinking
  • Alcohol and general health
  • Raise awareness of alcohol use in older people and understand why older people may drink alcohol
  • To know how to talk with an older person about their alcohol use.

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