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Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Intervention

Embark on a transformative journey with our course on Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Intervention. Dive deep into dual diagnosis, the cycle of addiction, and stages of change, enhancing your ability to support individuals battling these critical issues.


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    Course Overview

    The “Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Intervention” course is meticulously crafted to provide an in-depth understanding of the interconnected nature of substance abuse, mental health, and recovery. It’s designed for professionals in healthcare, counseling, and social work, as well as individuals seeking to deepen their knowledge or support loved ones.

    You’ll begin with the “Chemically Speaking Two Intro video,” setting the stage for your learning journey. The “Dual Diagnosis” module delves into the relationship between substance abuse and mental health disorders, emphasizing the importance of addressing both in tandem.

    The “Integrative Holistic Model” module introduces a comprehensive approach to treatment that considers physical, psychological, social, and spiritual factors. This is followed by “Needs & Underlying Issues,” which focuses on identifying the root causes of substance abuse.

    Understanding the emotional components of addiction is crucial. The “Grief Cycle & Anger” module explores how these emotions are intricately linked with substance abuse behaviors. The “Drink & Drug Driving” module addresses the critical issue of impaired driving and intervention strategies.

    The “Cycle of Addiction” module offers insights into the addictive process, highlighting the patterns and behaviors that perpetuate substance use. In “Optimal Health,” you’ll learn strategies to support individuals in achieving physical and mental well-being.

    Lastly, “Stages of Change & Brief Intervention” provides tools for effectively facilitating and supporting change in individuals, employing brief intervention strategies that can be applied in various settings.

    By the end of this course, you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of the multifaceted nature of substance abuse and addiction, equipped with practical skills and theoretical knowledge to make a meaningful difference in the field of addiction and mental health. Enroll now to embark on this important educational journey.

    Course Description 

    This course is an excellent learning opportunity for those who are passionate about the topic and who are interested in a successful career within the relevant industry. Professionals currently working in this field who wish to brush up on their knowledge and advance their careers may also enrol in this program.   

    In the Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Intervention Course, you will find a number of engaging, in-depth modules that will provide you with comprehensive theoretical knowledge that will enable you to succeed in your career. As proof of your completion, you will receive a free e-certificate from Learndrive.

    Using computers, tablets, smartphones, and other internet-enabled devices, you can access the course modules at your own pace. Invest in your professional development today and learn skills that will lead to your dream job. Become a career leader by taking this course online.

    What Do You Get With The Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Intervention Course?

    • Premium Video Materials in bite-sized format for the most accessible learning experience
    • Free e-certificate after completing the course
    • Flexible study time and pace
    • Instructor-led Course

    Course Design

    Students can access the course using any internet-connected device through our online learning platform. You may study at your own pace since there are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules.


    The learners who pass the course will receive a Learndrive Certificate as a badge of accomplishment. The e-certificate is free of charge. There is a small fee, however, if you want a hard copy of your certificate.

    Who Is This Course For?

    The course is right for you if you already work in this industry or want to make the transition. This Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Intervention Course is designed to enhance your expertise and improve your CV. 


    Students from all backgrounds are welcome to participate in the online training. There are no requirements for participation. The only prerequisite for studying this Substance Abuse, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Intervention Course is an interest in learning and a good grasp of English, mathematics, and computer skills.

    Course Instructor

    George Patriki, a former addict with over seven years of personal experience, has 27 years of clinical experience in counseling, education, and supervision. Post his recovery in 1983, he dedicated his life to helping those with substance abuse and mental health issues. Since 1992, George has worked as a Dual Diagnosis Consultant across Australia, notably on the Gold Coast, assisting thousands through counseling, advocacy, and educational seminars.

    He has been providing training in Dual Diagnosis since 2002, offering his expertise both in Australia and internationally through his online platform. George’s training equips professionals to address substance abuse and mental health concerns effectively. He is also the creator of an Anger Management Program available online and live.

    Specialising in various therapeutic methods, including Psycho-Dynamic & Trauma Model Therapy, CBT, ACT, and Motivational Interviewing, George holds multiple diplomas in fields such as AOD, Mental Health, Counselling, and Management. He is accredited as a Clinical Drug Assessor and provides training, RPL assessment, and clinical supervision in the health sector.


    This course is accredited by CPDQE. The demand for professionals to engage in Continuing Professional Development is escalating, irrespective of the industry, career stage, or job function. CPD serves as an impactful mechanism for skill enhancement, maintaining the relevance of academic credentials, and strategically advancing one’s career. 

    This CPDQE Certified Course will ensure that you have obtained the required CPD trainings for your professional development.

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    Course Curriculum

    Course Lecture
    Chemically Speaking Two Intro video 00:04:00
    1 – Dual Diagnosis 00:01:00
    2 – Integrative Holistic Model 00:11:00
    3 – Needs _ underlying issues 00:26:00
    4 – Grief Cycle _ Anger 00:06:00
    5 – Drink _ Drug Driving 00:17:00
    6 – Cycle of Addiction 00:35:00
    7 – Optimal Health 00:18:00
    8, 9 _ 10 – Stages of change _ brief intervention 00:20:00

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    **Additional shipping charge will be added for international delivery outside UK