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Understanding substance misuse and addiction (June)

Tue 26 Jun - Tue 31 Jul
18:00 - 20:00

Many family members and friends of people using drugs or alcohol find it hard to know how to respond to and cope with the situation. This short informal course helps others to understand substance use, the law, services to support people to reduce or stop drug or alcohol use.

Duration: 6 weeks

Who is this course for?
Anyone concerned about a loved one’s substance use.

Weekly Breakdown

Week One – Understanding Substances
Week Two – Models of Addiction
Week Three – Communication
Week Four – Boundaries
Week Five – Looking after yourself
Week Six – Money and other practical concerns

What carers will get from this course

  • Increased understanding of substances and their effects.
  • Increased knowledge of services and supports for people using substances and their supporters.
  • To develop their own coping strategies.
  • An opportunity to meet others in similar situations.

Details

Date:
Tue 26 Jun - Tue 31 Jul
Time:
18:00 - 20:00
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organiser

VOCAL
Phone:
0131 622 6666
Email:
gpanesar@vocal.org.uk

Venue

VOCAL Carers Hub
60 Leith Walk
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND EH6 5HB
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Tickets

SKU: 8559-5-understanding-substance-misuse-and-addiction-june Category:
18 available
Understanding substance misuse and addiction (June)£0.00Tue 26th Jun - Tue 31st Jul 6pm - 8pm