Addiction: Physical Health and Recovery

3 days and 2 nights at the college

Wednesday 26th - Friday 28th June 2024


Monday 22nd - Wednesday 24th July 2024


This course is ideal for people who are in recovery or supporting those in recovery, maybe in a volunteer role or in paid employment.


This course could be FREE to you. Take a look at our fees page here


Level 1

Please note:

We understand that you may have recently experienced some of the topics covered in this course, which could potentially affect your readiness to engage with certain subject matter.  Because your well-being is of the utmost importance to us we would like to stress that this training course is not designed for personal therapy.  To help you identify if you are ready for this course at this time, we will contact you for an informal chat before the course, to ensure that you are fully aware of the course content and to assess your suitability for the programme.

This course will give you the opportunity to  explore addiction, its impact on physical health, and the journey of recovery. You will delve into the physiological, psychological, and social aspects of addiction and gain insights into the relationship between addiction and physical health.

During this course, you will learn how to:

  • Understand the complex nature of addiction and its effects on physical health.
  • Explore the physiological mechanisms of addiction and its impact on the body.
  • Develop an understanding on the interplay between addiction, mental health, and physical well-being.
  • Review some strategies for promoting physical health during the recovery process.
  • Cultivate empathy, understanding, and non-judgmental attitudes towards addiction and recovery.

On successful completion of this course you could progress onto:

  • courses in relation to health and wellbeing
  • some psychology courses that relate to positivity and happiness
  • any future courses that relate to nutrition and diet
  • courses about using the outdoors to support health and well-being
  • further courses that relate to addiction

Entry Requirements

You must be working at Level 1 in Literacy, or above