Turning Point Alcohol and Drugs Training


Course description

Course Overview

The Student Welfare Service is collaborating with Turning Point to deliver Alcohol and Drugs training which will cover:

  • The different types of substances people use and the effects of these (including NPS)
  • Drug classifications and the law
  • How harm reduction is used to support individuals
  • How healthy lifestyle choices are used to support individuals


FULLY BOOKED - Wednesday, 16 January 2019 (10.00am -3.30pm)

Unfortunately there are no further dates scheduled at present. 

When workshop dates are available they will be released and advertised here on the course description.

What will I get out of this course? 

Aim: To raise awareness of substances and the effects of substances. Also looking at the impact that drug has on an individual level as well as on a societal level.

  • Gain Understanding of what Psychoactive Drugs are
  • Gain understanding of the different drug groups
  • Gain understanding of the law surrounding drugs
  • Gain an understanding of Harm Reduction
  • Gain an understanding of practical approaches to working with drug misuse
Who is it for?

Suitable for all staff.

Participant preparation needed?


Additional Information None,
What prior experience do I need?


Formal assessment



Turning Point and Student Welfare Service

Delegate places

Maximum 25 delegates
Minimum 10 delegates

How to make
your reservation

To book a place at one of these sessions:  

Please send an email to Dipti Patel (Student Welfare Service) email dp336@le.ac.uk selecting a date from the list provided above, together with your name, department and IT account email.

Bookings will close 31st October 2018. Places are very limited therefore bookings are on a first come first serve basis.


About the workshop content:
Contact person Audrey Chan (SAS: Student Life) email: yhac2@le.ac.uk Tel: (0116) 223 1190.

About the workshop arrangements:
Contact Organisational Development email orgdev@leicester.ac.uk / tel: (0116) 252-5021 / 252-5680 / 223-1257.

For Office Use Only

Course Code: SDCMI077


Share this page:

Booking Forms

How to Book
To make a request to attend a training and development workshop, please complete a Booking Form.  Please note Booking Conditions apply. 

Additional requirements
If you have any access or additional requirements, please contact Staff Development Contact Us.  

About Us

who-are-we.pngWho are we?

Staff contact list

where-are-we.pngWhere are we?

Organisational Development,
Division of Human Resources,
University of Leicester,
Room 004, ground floor, Astley Clarke Building,
University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH






0116 252 5021