With the number of people in the UK seeking help for substance abuse increasing year-on-year, there’s a soaring demand for a skilled, professional workforce ready and armed to help tackle the problem. There’s a huge number of careers available to people who specialise in drug and alcohol misuse, from advocacy and counselling, to crisis support and charity work. Whichever area you’re interested in, this course will provide you with the skills and knowledge necessary to pursue further training, or to begin applying for jobs.
Change lives by discovering how to help people battle addiction and substance misuse with this level 2 course
On this level 2 course, you’ll gain a true understanding of the effects that addiction can have on sufferers’ lives, along with some of the harmful stereotypes that perpetuate stigma. You’ll discover some of the main reasons that people abuse drugs and alcohol, along with the signs and symptoms that a person may display when addiction and dependence take hold. You’ll also uncover the options that are available to people in these circumstances, and the national strategies that have been put in place to help.