Venue: NewLink Wales, Cardiff

Target Group: This course is aimed at people who want to gain awareness around the use of Heroin.

Cost: Free (fully funded) for attendees working within Cardiff and the Vale. For workers outside Cardiff and the Vale, a £90 course cost applies.

Includes facilitation, handouts, refreshments & buffet lunch.

Bespoke Training: This course can be offered as a bespoke course and adapted to suit your organisational requirements, for more information please contact the Training and Qualifications Department by email or call 02920 529002.

Course Specification

The aim of this course is to raise awareness around the misuse of heroin and the impact it can have on the individual and the wider community. Throughout the course we will look at challenging stigma and stereotyping to appropriately engage with users of the substance to reduce harm.

Course Objectives

  • Outline the different types of heroin and the methods of use
  • Identify signs of someone using the substance; highlighting key side effects commonly associated with the drug.
  • Discuss appropriate harm reduction techniques and service provision in the area