Basic Drug & Alcohol Development Training

Early Break are pleased to offer half day professional development training courses in Bury and Rochdale for professionals/students/carers seeking to further expand their knowledge around drugs and alcohol and how to refer to services.

Half day courses are £50 per person and:

  • Are professionally written and continually reviewed with up-to-date information and mapped to DANOS standards
  • Led by an experienced trainer and substance misuse practitioner
  • are fully CPD accredited
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  • Include a copy of our brand new, in depth, 40 page Drug Facts workbook
  • You receive a DANOS linked certificate to acknowledge completion of the course


Learning Objectives…

  • Know the definition of the term drug
  • Be able to identify what different drugs look like
  • Have an understanding about different drug categories
  • Have an awareness of the effects that drugs can have on physical health
  • Have an awareness of the effects that alcohol can have on physical health
  • Be aware of risk and protective factors to keep young people safe from substances
  • Increased confidence to refer to young people’s drug and alcohol services.

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

Dates Available in 2018…(all 1.00pm-4.00pm) – £50 per person


  • Friday 30th November 2018


  • Friday 23rd November 2018

Training Feedback…

“Plenty of up-to-date information, especially the legal highs which I found interesting.  Good refresher but also gained new knowledge”
“The training was excellent.  I was informed of all the drugs and explained the reasons of why people took them”
“Learned lots of valuable information and will use the information to support and refer clients if necessary”

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, Early Break, Annara House, 7-11 Bury Road, Radcliffe, Manchester, M26 2UG – or download a booking form below and scan back to