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Substances 101

Substances 101

Who is it aimed at?

All staff in Children, Youth, Adult and Mental Health Services working with young people who are at risk of harm through substance misuse.

What are the objectives?

  • Introduction to substances
  • Trends in substance use in UK, Wales and across the region
  • Effects of substances on the body
  • Harm reduction messages
  • Naloxone, its use and history in Wales
  • Overview of local services and the referral and transitions processes

How will it make a difference?

By the end of the course participants will have increased confidence and awareness of the signs, and symptoms of substance misuse.

Delivery method:



4 Hours


No Charge

How to apply:

If you work for Carmarthenshire County Council (CCC) and are logged into a CCC device – PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone, complete this application form.

If you work for the Council but do NOT have access to a CCC device or an email address your line manager will need to apply on your behalf.

Council employees cannot apply for any courses from their own personal device.

Partners, agency staff or people who do not work for the Council but meet the eligibility criteria to attend this course should complete this application form.

The online application system will only show courses that are actively open to book a place on. If the course you are interested in isn’t listed you can register an interest with the Learning and Development team, email: <span class="word-break-mobile">learninganddevelopment@carmarthenshire.gov.uk</span>.

Find out more information on how to make and manage your application if you are a council employee or visit this page if you do not directly work for us. It is important that you complete the correct online application form, if you need any assistance or have a query please email the Learning & Development Team.

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