CRUN – Level 2 Community Drugs and Alcohol Awareness – Next Steps

Causeway Rural & Urban Network

Targeted Education & Prevention Programme for Adults

 Level 2 Community Drugs & Alcohol Awareness – Next Steps


Causeway Rural and Urban Network has been funded by the Public Health Agency (PHA) in support of the Northern Drug and Alcohol Co-ordination Team’s (NDACT), Action Plan to provide this targeted education and prevention programme for adults in the period April 2014 – March 2015.


This accredited Programme aims to enable participants to become more aware of community issues related to substance misuse.  It is also tailored to develop their knowledge and skills by exploring their attitudes and enabling them to become more effective in supporting their communities in addressing substance misuse issues.  In addition to the above this programme will also address the following issues:


  • Confidence and communication skills
  • Learning      the difference between drug/alcohol use and misuse
  • Become      more aware of their own attitudes, values and opinions and how these have      an impact on how they deal with others in the community
  • Exploring      risks related to drugs and alcohol use including binge drinking, use of      cannabis, volatile substances and other drugs both legal and illegal
  • Exploring      affects of alcohol/substance misuse on individuals/families and the      community as a whole
  • Enabling      participants to relate this to their own personal lives
  • Exploring      harm reduction options
  • How      to ask for help and where to find help


Open College Network Certificate at Level 2: Community Drugs & Alcohol Awareness – Next Steps, for all participants who complete the programme.


If you live/work in the Causeway area and would like to access this accredited programme, it is now available and will be running in The GADDA Building, 85 Main Street, Garvagh, BT51 5AB starting on Wednesday 15th October 2014 from 7.15pm – 9.15pm. The course will run for 8 consecutive Wednesdays, (excluding Halloween) until 10th December 2014.  This course is FREE of charge.


Priority will be given to groups/individuals resident in the Garvagh and Coleraine areas, parents, older people and young adults aged 18 – 25 years.


We are currently accepting bookings for this programme and would like to hear from you.  If you would like more information or to book a place contact – Paula at CRUN on 028 7034 4934 or email: