Young People Alcohol Awareness & Brief Intervention

Every child is unique, and their development can be influenced by a range of social, economic and cultural factors. Alcohol can have a disproportionately adverse effect on a young person’s development and lead to greater risk in later life.

Who could benefit from the training?

Do you work with young people in the County Durham area who are at risk from the impact of substance misuse?

Then this free training will enable you to support those people you are working with by equipping you with up-to-date advice and information.

Aim of the training: 

To increase awareness of alcohol and young people; the effects, risks, and dangers associated with drinking at a young age, as well as understanding what alcohol brief intervention is.

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline the harm caused by alcohol​
  • Understand current guidelines and the law​
  • To be aware of levels of risk​
  • Deliver brief interventions to help young people make better choices about drinking ​
  • Highlight the causes of alcohol consumption in young people​
  • Understand the care pathway and referral routes into County Durham Drug and Alcohol Recovery Services