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.
• 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.
All courses are FREE of charge to schools and organisations within the Manchester City Council boundary, however a £25 non-attendance fee will 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.
This course is FREE of charge to Manchester schools who have completed the current Health Check. For schools outside of Manchester please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for fees.