Changing World of Substance Misuse & Associated Health

Train your team

This course is available to you as an in-house course so you can choose the modules which work best for your organisation - speak with the SLD Training team to find out more!


The 10-year UK Government plan to combat illegal drugs, the New Drug Strategy “From Harm to Hope” sets out how they are doing more than ever to cut off the supply of drugs by criminal gangs and give people with a drug addiction a route to a productive and drug-free life. Underpinned by a record investment of over £3 billion in the next three years, they are committed to reducing drug-related crime, death, harm and overall drug use.

In line with this strategy, we are committed to supporting such an initiative and have built a new suite of training modules that are suitable for every discipline of staff. The aim is to support you to facilitate treatment and recovery-oriented care and the shared ambition to join up with all areas of drug treatment and recovery with your stakeholder partners.

Our Modules

The following modules include 1 CPD hour each:

  • Changing Drug Trends
  • Drug Related Deaths
  • Gambling Related harms
  • Internet Gaming and Addiction
  • New Product Development
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Spotting Overdose Signs
  • Management of Pain & Prescription Medication Abuse

The following modules include 2 CPD hours each:

  • New Psychoactive Substances
  • Blood Borne Viruses

Learning Outcomes

Download the learning outcomes for each module here or watch our video.

Who is this course for?

This course is mainly for those supporting vulnerable individuals within both secure environments and the community - this includes service users experiencing substance dependency and other forms of addiction.  if you are unsure whether these modules meet your organisations needs, please arrange a call with the SLD Training team, who can provide assistance.

Course Details

  • On Completion of these modules you will receive between 1 to 2 CPD hours per module
  • You can select the modules that best suit the needs of your team
  • Choose between a minimum of 2 hours worth of courses (maximum 4 hours) per day for your team

Contact us

If you have a question or query regarding this course, check out our FAQ page. Couldn’t find what you were looking for? Fill out the enquiry form below and one of our course coordinators will be in touch with you shortly.

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