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BTB Substance Misuse and Mental Health - 17 May 2023

Course description

This course focuses on the relationship between substance misuse and mental health. The session includes different types of drugs and their effects on the brain, an introduction to cannabis and mental health, alcohol and mental health, risk and protective factors, and signs to identify young people who need support.

Learning Outcomes:

• To increase your knowledge of how different drugs affect the brain.

• To be aware of the relationship between cannabis, alcohol and mental health.

• To identify signs of how a young person may present when needing support.


Anyone who works directly with children, young people and their families. These courses are particularly suitable for teaching and support staff, school health advisors/nurses, family support workers, youth service providers, social workers, residential support workers, etc.


All courses are FREE of charge to schools and organisations within the Manchester City Council boundary, however a £25 non-attendance fee may be applied if you are unable to attend and less than 24 hours notice is provided (alternative staff may attend in your place).

For schools/organisations outside of Manchester, the following fees will apply:

£50 for full day courses, £30 for half day courses. 

Course booking information

Course bookings can be cancelled by email up to 24 hours prior to the training date. If cancelled by phone, you must confirm with an email. Please note charges above for non-attendance fee. Courses will begin promptly and participants must attend the full course to receive a Certificate of Attendance.

If you have any questions about the course then please email

Course Day(s) / Time

17th May 2023 10:00 - 12:30


This course will be delivered virtually. A link to access the course will be sent to delegates prior to the date of the course.