ReNew Hull

We offer free courses to those that live and work in Hull that aims to upskill you in drug & alcohol issues. We include topics like harms, associated risks, how to get advice and guidance, and achieving lasting positive change.

We offer the following training for professionals working in the City. We deliver this face-to-face, online, or via a webinar. We can also cater the training to your workplace needs. Please get in touch with us to discuss your requirements.

Training

    • Session duration: 2.5 hours

    Understanding Alcohol and Substance Misuse - ReNew

    A bite-sized session to gain an understanding of alcohol and substance misuse.

    In this bite-sized session you will gain an understanding of the following;

    • Reasons for drug and alcohol use
    • Health issues associated with drug and alcohol use
    • Levels of drug and alcohol use
    • Understanding units of alcohol
    • Spotting signs and symptoms of alcohol use
    • Spotting signs and symptoms of drug use
    • New and emerging drug trends
    • Drug categories
    • Polydrug use
    • How to offer basic brief advice in relation to drugs and/or alcohol
    • Where to get help in Hull
    • Session duration: 1 hour

    Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS)

    A bite-sized session to gain an understanding of NPS.

    In this bite-sized session you will gain an understanding of the following:

    • NPS Use in Hull
    • NPS, Health & Well-being
    • NPS & the Law 
    • Session duration: 1 hour

    Harm Reduction - ReNew

    Learn more about harm reduction.

    In this bite-sized session you will gain an understanding of the following:

    • Risks and arms
    • Signs of overdose
    • Prescribed/Non-Prescribed 
    • Harm reduction advice
    • The harm reduction services offered by ReNew
    • Session duration: 2 hours

    Brief Advice and Interventions for Alcohol & Drugs

    Learn more about what a brief intervention is and how to deliver one.

    The following session includes:

    • What is a Brief Intervention?
    • Delivering Alcohol Brief Advice & Information
    • Delivering Drug Brief Advice & Information
    • The Drugs Wheel
    • AUDIT/DAST tools including government guidelines
    • Low-level use and dependant use
    • The ReNew offer
    • Session duration: 7 hours

    Drug and alcohol extended session

    An extended session looking in more detail at drug and alcohol treatment.

    This session goes in-depth looking at:

    • Stages of alcohol withdrawal symptoms
    • Alcohol detoxification
    • Alcohol and the workplace (tailored to your workplace needs)
    • Feotal Alcohol Syndrome
    • Alcohol and prescribed drugs/illegal substances
    • Drugs and the law
    • Drugs and the workplace (tailored to your workplace needs)
    • Drugs (effects, risks, harm including cocaine and alcohol)

    The above can be tailored to your needs and therefore timings may vary.

ReNew also offers a chance for those who live and work in Hull to upskill through our new eLearning platform.

Currently, we offer Hull’s very first Alcohol Ambassador programme. Please visit our site for more information or to enroll.

Visit the eLearning platform

If you'd like to get in touch to find out more, email us on: [email protected] 

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“I love learning in my own time around my commitments. Thank you ReNew!” - Rebecca