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clock icon 13 October 2023

Addiction 101 - Whangarei

Understanding addiction and recovery

Get a better understanding of addiction and recovery, and the confidence to respond supportively. You’ll learn what can lead a person into addiction, what strategies can help them change, and when to get professional help, along with practical ways to look after yourself.

Our experienced facilitators bring a huge amount of professional and personal experience to the day, running interactive activities and stimulating conversations that bring the learning to life.

Participants receive a workbook with Addiction 101 notes, additional reading, and a directory for support and assistance, plus access to an interactive e-learning to apply what you learn.

Learning outcomes

  • Use Te Whare Tapa Whā to understand addiction and recovery
  • Recognise signs of addiction
  • Relate brain and body responses to addiction
  • Respond supportively to people experiencing addiction

Ticket price: Free