This interactive 1-day workshop will enhance any existing basic knowledge on alcohol and its harm as well as update skills. We will consider examples of good communication with others and where to signpost people affected by alcohol for help and support.

The course covers a range of topics exploring the impact of alcohol on individuals, families and society, and the support that is available.

What to expect

  • An enhanced awareness and understanding of the problems caused by alcohol in Scotland
  • Greater awareness of interventions and support services available

By the end of the workshop, you will:

  • Have increased knowledge of the effects of alcohol on individuals, children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Understand what promotes change including understanding alcohol policies and strategies in Scotland
  • Have increased confidence and skills to work with and support people experiencing problems with alcohol

“Fun and interactive course with good group activities to keep you engaged. One of the most enjoyable courses I have been on.”

After the workshop, we will share:

  • All materials referenced, including reports and handbooks
  • Your certificate of attendance

Who is the workshop for?

Anyone seeking to better understand alcohol, its impact, and ways in which they can provide support and signpost others affected to appropriate and relevant help. This workshop is especially useful for people working in supportive roles such as caring and support services, housing, addictions, community-based support services, and similar. The training is also suitable for people with no pre-existing knowledge of alcohol harm.

Upcoming sessions

You can see details of all upcoming training sessions on our Events page.

We also offer a half-day workshop on Alcohol Awareness.


Get in touch for more information or to book a personalised session


Call 0141 572 6700

The figures

of violent crime is alcohol-related