"I just wanted to say a big thanks to you for your 'Drugs Now' training yesterday. It's rare to attend a training course which manages to keep people's attention for the entire day, but yours certainly did that! I found it really interesting, but also liked your insights into the nature of addiction. I felt you showed a great understanding and expressed it most succinctly and articulately. Thanks again."

John Settle, Substance Misuse Recovery Worker, Wigan Recovery Partnership
"I just wanted to let you know hope much I enjoyed the 'Understanding Addiction' training. Liam Watson was superb in delivering the training and the course content was excellent. There were a number of professionals from my team who attended and everyone was talking about it the next day. Many thanks."

Kathryn Walker – Ellis, Adult Social Services, Vale of Glamorgan Council.
“I just wanted to thank Liam for the excellent ‘Substance Use and Gambling’ training last week. It really was the best in – work training I’ve ever attended! Very helpful, interesting and delivered in a genuine and engaging way. Thank you.”

Laura Todd, GamCare.
“Liam Watson has provided two unique and great training days for staff at The Limes pupil Referral Unit. Staff learnt about the new drug trends and issues that are affecting todays young people. I would highly recommend this training to other professionals.”

Leila Belghazouani, The Limes Pupil Referral Unit, Sutton.
“All the staff that attended the training day found it extremely useful and informative. Liam Watson’s engaging style of presentation made the day very interesting and he was happy to deal with any questions that came from the group!”

Ian Robertson, Director of Residential Services, University of Leeds.
"The training was excellent and very relevant to all of the university staff who attended. The sessions on the new psychoactive substances and the use of 'study' drugs like Modafanil were particularly useful and informative. All of the staff who attended said that they would recommend the course to their colleagues."

Julie Spencer, Head of Student Wellbeing, University of Lincoln
"The training was incredibly informative and gave us a real insight into the latest drugs trends amongst students. All of the staff who attended, from both Accommodation Services and Student Wellbeing, said that they would recommend the training to university colleagues."

Andi Maratos, Residences Manager, Southampton Solent University
“Staff found the day very interesting and useful and it provided them with a lot of information and practical advice. The professional and engaging delivery by Liam demonstrated his experience and breadth of knowledge of the subject area. His willingness to answer questions and tailor his talk accordingly was very much appreciated.”

Mrs A. E. Meisner, Deputy Head Pastoral, Oundle Independent School

“The training led by Mr. Liam Watson was extremely informative and provided us with very useful practical advice to pass on to students and our colleagues. It was time well spent. All of the feedback for the course rated the day as ‘Excellent’ and we would definitely recommend the training to other Universities’ .

Gian Fazey – Koven , Student Support Service Manager, University of Worcester.

"We found the ‘Mindfulness and Addiction Recovery’ training very useful both for the team and our work with clients. My colleagues were unanimous in their praise for both the content of the training and the high standard of the delivery."

Leanne Provoost, Manager Rhondda Integrated Substance Misuse Service

“This was far and away the best training day I’ve ever attended at the University. It should be mandatory for university staff”

Alex Mann, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge

"The Mindfulness and Addiction Recovery training, led by Liam Watson, was exceptionally well evaluated by our staff team. All of the delegates rated the course as ‘excellent’ and said that they would recommend it to other substance misuse workers."

Zoe Matthews, Senior Executive, Lifeline
"Liam Watson did a fantastic job leading our recent 'Drug Driving' multi sector seminar at Transport for London. As we work so much with young people the knowledge and insight demonstrated by Liam was invaluable to us. I have had copies of all of the feedback and it is all very positive. Liam is a very inspirational and engaging speaker and gave us a real insight into the key issues around 'drug driving'. I would wholeheartedly recommend the training that Liam provides."

Elaine Beadle, Road Safety GB London
"The 'Drugs Now' training was by far the most informative and useful training I have been on in my 20 + years as a substance misuse worker. I would urge every Substance Misuse Worker to attend this training as it is key to having good up to date knowledge in the ever changing world of substance misuse"

Colin Campbell, Specialist Harm Reduction Worker, Deeside Counselling Centre
"The 'Drugs Now' training about the new 'legal' drugs was extremely informative and interesting. Definitely the best training I've been on in years."

Prof. David Cottrell, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
"The 'Drugs Now' course on 'legal highs' should be compulsory for all professionals working with people who may be using these new drugs"

Clive Tranter, Tenancy Liaison Officer.
"The 'Understanding Addiction' course should be fundamental, baseline training for all professionals working with those who are addicted. Excellent, insightful, fascinating."

Sian Cox, Drugaid
"Over the last two years we have commissioned Liam Watson and the team from Drugs Training.Com to deliver a number of training courses for professionals working across Newport. Workers who have attended these courses are from a variety of settings including substance misuse workers, youth workers, teachers, social workers, housing officers and healthcare workers - all of which have provided highly positive feedback on both the content and the delivery of the courses".

Fiona Fry, Manager B@1 Young Persons Substance Misuse Service, Newport
'I would highly recommend the 'Understanding Addiction' course to other services. The training was both stimulating and enlightening. Having this greater insight into the causes and effects of addiction will undoubtedly make us more empathetic, effective practitioners.'

Claire Jandrell, Wrexham Social Services (Children and Families Team).
"Torbay Drug and Alcohol Action Team recently commissioned you to deliver training on young people, substance misuse and diversity issues and also training for foster carers. The feedback from the participants was excellent and included comments such as 'All really interesting and really relevant to our work - brilliant", "The trainer was exceptionally informative and knowledgeable", "Brilliant - one of the best training days I have attended".

From an organisational point of view I found your team to be very helpful and extremely competent. I would recommend this training to other organisations without any reservation."

Kim Flemming, Young Peoples Substance Misuse Coordinator, Torbay Drug and Alcohol Action Team.
"I am writing to thank you for what was the best training day I have ever attended. I am a Social Worker with 30 years experience and have attended plenty of training and seminars, but this was the most interactive, relevant and constructive one I've attended. It recognised the importance of youth culture and the importance of working with what you've got before you. Many thanks!"

Ruth Appleton, Commission for Public Involvement in Health and Social Care.
"We found the training immensely useful. My colleagues were unanimous in their praise for both the content of the training and the high standard of the delivery."

Jonathan Taylor, Deputy Head, Bedales School.
"I recently attended one of your courses and was very impressed with the level of knowledge of the trainer and the quality of information offered. I have been on various other training courses regarding drugs and alcohol and this one was by far the best for professionals who have been working in the field for a number of years."

Mike Hawthorne, The Edge - The Young People's Drug and Alcohol Service for West Berkshire
"It has been a real pleasure working with your organisation. The tuition, resources and supporting materials have always been to a very high standard. The provision of support from your team has enabled me to achieve our organizations objectives in relation to keeping staff and local partners/professionals up to date with drug and alcohol misuse education. Furthermore, the training has enabled our staff to develop their capacity to work with young people effectively on such issues, ensuring a consistent approach to raising awareness throughout Neath and Port Talbot."

Corinne Fry, Senior Youth and Community Officer. Neath Port Talbot Youth Service.
"Liam Watson has delivered training for our Schools Liaison Officers across Wales for a number of years. The workshops are always delivered in an interesting and informative way. It is extremely important that SCPOs are kept appraised of current and emerging substances so they can provide the most appropriate advice and guidance to schools and pupils. By providing the officers with up to date, relevant knowledge on substance misuse our Officers feel very confident when delivering drug and substance information in schools."

Linda Roberts, National Coordinator of the All Wales Schools Liaison Core Programme
"The in-house training provided for our staff and foster carers proved to be quite an eye opener. It was very informative and full of practical advice, particularly on the legal side. A very well presented training day for foster careers."

Sarah Stringer, Family Matters Fostering, Kent
"We commissioned you to run a series of training events for professionals in Herefordshire. We have received very positive feedback from delegates attending the courses. Participants were particularly impressed by how up to date and informative the training was, and the professional and non-judgmental manner in which it was delivered."

Ruth Eaton, Drug Action Team Co-ordinator, Herefordshire
"Just wanted to drop a line to express the Team's gratitude for an excellent training event. Everyone felt that the content and information provided was just what they wanted for a long time, and everyone felt your training skills were excellent – not a sleepy head in the room! Many thanks"

Lynwen Lewis, Senior Practitioner, Carmarthenshire Youth Offending Team
"My staff team are still talking about how useful they found the 'Drugs and Driving' training day. I am recommending the training to my colleagues in Road Safety Teams across the country."

Garry Handley, Head of Road Safety, Gloucester Council
"Just wanted to thank you for our recent drugs training day. The feedback from Officers has been extremely positive. The officers thought it was the best training day they'd attended and I have already recommended the training to my colleagues in other police forces."

Julie Muckle, Drugs Prevention Officer, Dyfed Powys Police.
"Denbighshire Youth Service are already telling everyone locally about the course and what a fantastic day it was. All staff who attended commented on the excellent way it was delivered and the huge amount of current information shared with us. We have all benefited greatly."

Janice Roberts, Denbighshire Youth Service
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