february, 2020

25feb9:00 am4:00 pmAdvanced Drug Awareness


Event Details

This one-day course provides a more in-depth understanding of the use and misuse of legal and illegal substances. This level caters for those who already have a basic knowledge of illicit drugs and their use and would like to build on this. Learning outcomes:

Participants can expect to:
• be aware of the local and national drug statistics;
• understand causes of drug use as well as the costs to the individual, family and society;
• be more informed about specific use of methadone, volatile substances and performance and image enhancing drugs;
• be aware of the main effects of prescribed medication and the potential for abuse;
• be more informed about the treatment options available for the main drugs of abuse;
• have an understanding of the legal issues surrounding drug use; and
• be aware of the local services available to support people with substance use problems.

If you would like to book a place or have any queries about any of the courses, please contact: the PSST on 01294 322339 or email:

** Please note that the following fees will be invoiced for late cancellation (less than seven days) and non-attendance:  Late cancellation – £20; non attendance – £40


(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


Partnership Centre, Ayrshire College Kilmarnock Campus

Hill Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 3HY