ALCOHOL AWARENESS TRAINING

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Managers and supervisors should be trained to recognise the signs of problems with alcohol. They should know what to do if they suspect an employee has a problem or if they are approached by an employee who declares a problem.

— British Medical Association,
Alcohol, drugs and the workplace

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Alcohol Awareness Training for Health Champions 

Train your Health Champions or Mental Health First Aiders in how to recognise an alcohol problem and support a colleague who may need help to cut down. Health Champions are ideally placed to help colleagues who may be concerned about their drinking.

In this 2 hour training, participants learn how much is too much, how to initiate a conversation when they are concerned about a colleague and where to signpost to support.

To find out more, please email hello@alcoholhealthnetwork.org.uk or call us on 020 3151 2420.

 

Managing Alcohol Problems - Training for Line Managers

Alcohol dependency affects 1 in 20 workers and line managers are increasingly responsible for managing such problems, often with little training or support to guide them.

Our 2.5 hour on-site alcohol awareness training sessions for line managers provide participants with knowledge of how alcohol affects the body, alcohol related risks to performance and ill-health and signs of high risk drinking and dependency. The course provides line managers with the skills, confidence and knowledge they need to manage and support problem-drinking employees sensitively, effectively and in line with your alcohol policy. 

Training consists of a combination of interactive presentation, pairs' work, case studies and whole group discussion.

Participants receive a range of alcohol awareness materials and our Managers' Guide to Alcohol in the Workplace and we allign our training with your workplace alcohol policy.

To find out more, please email hello@alcoholhealthnetwork.org.uk or call us on 020 3151 2420.

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Alcohol & Health Tips and Tasting - Lunch & Learn

Our interactive, engaging lunchtime sessions for all employees explain how to keep healthy and safe while drinking alcohol. We cover subjects such as:

  • The links between alcohol and mental health -  advice to help you stay well
  • How to manage stress without alcohol
  • Practical tips and advice to drink safely and stay healthy
  • How to talk to your kids about alcohol
  • Is my friend drinking too much? Supporting friends, family or colleagues who may be drinking too much
  • Low-alcohol and alcohol-free drinks - taste some and decide if they are actually any good!

 

Alcohol-Free Drinks Tastings

Low alcohol and alcohol-free drinks tastings which can be held as part of your Wellbeing Day or Week or alongside any Alcohol Awareness Training event. A fun and engaging way to start the conversation about alcohol, health and wellbeing. 

 

Get in Touch

For more information about our Alcohol Awareness Training, Alcohol and Health "Tips and Tasting" and Alcohol-Free Drinks Tastings, please email hello@alcoholhealthnetwork.org.uk or call us on 020 3151 2420.

For more information on how training can help your business or organisation manage alcohol issues, see Business in the Community's Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacoo Toolkit for Employers.