Image & Performance Enhancing Drugs


Society has created a culture and idealisation for perfection.  For some people the desire to fit in with socio-cultural ideals is so strong that they aspire to improve how they look physically and how they perform mentally and sexually to achieve unrealistic standards of beauty, vigour, happiness and intelligence. Find out more about the changing trends in substance misuse and how to work more proactively with image and performance enhancing drugs related substance misuse on our new CPD accredited course.

  • Know the definition of the term drug
  • Understand how drugs work
  • What are Image and Performance Enhancing Drugs (IPED’s) – common types
  • Understand the reasons why people use IPED’s
  • Discover how IPEDS are used
  • Know the risks/effects of IPED misuse
  • Understand tolerance and dependency
  • Discuss safer injecting
  • Know how to advise harm reduction techniques for IPED users

Sessions are £50 per person and:

  • Are professionally written and continually reviewed with up-to-date information
  • Mapped to DANOS standards
  • Led by an experienced trainer
  • Count towards CPD hours
  • Include a copy of our brand new, in depth, 40 page Drug Facts workbook

DANOS Units Covered…

  • AA1 Recognise indications of substance misuse and refer to individuals to specialists
  • AA2 Relate to, and interact with individuals
  • AA3 Support individuals to access and use services and facilities
  • AA6 Promote choice, wellbeing and the protection of individuals
  • AD1 Raise awareness about substances, their use and effects
  • AB2 Support individuals who are substance users

Dates Available in 2018…


  • Friday 12th October 2018


  • Friday 19th October 2018

All sessions run from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

How To Book…

To book your place on our training sessions please email, via fax on 0161 723 5544 or in via post to Training & Marketing, Annara House, 7-11 Bury Road, Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 2UG – or download the booking form below and scan back to