Duration: 1 Day

Times: 9.30 am - 4.15 pm

DANOS Units: AA1, AB2, HSC335, HSC395, HSC33

Course Overview

This one day course provides a comprehensive overview of current issues relating to cannabis use in the U.K. Using the latest medical and social research the course examines the changing patterns of cannabis use, physical and mental health issues, as well as informing delegates on recommended options for helping those who are cannabis dependent.

The course is suitable for all staff who require up to date information on cannabis issues and how to work with clients who may be using.

Learning objectives

Course Materials

Each participant will receive a course information booklet, drugs education resources, a DANOS linked Certificate of Attendance and free subscription to the 'Drugs Now' e-zine.

Course Duration

The length of the course is usually 9.30 am to 4.15 pm but for those booking the course for in-house staff training the timings can be adapted to suit your particular needs and requirements.

The 'Stoned Again?' course helps delegates develop their knowledge, skills and competence in the following DANOS units: AA1, AB2, HSC335, HSC395, HSC33

Programme Outline

9.30am - 4.15pm


Understanding Cannabis – changing trends, strains/types

Hoe Does Cannabis Work? – mechanisms of action

Synthetic Cannabinoids – what do we know about 'cannabis alternatives'


Cannabis and Mental Health - understanding the latest research

Reducing the Harm – important tips for cannabis users

Helping users quit or reduce their use – practical tools for professionals
Stoned Again