Get Clued Up – Early Help Drug & Alcohol Support


This is a new, free course from the Drug and Alcohol Coordinators who work in the Leeds City Council Early Help Hubs. It is a briefing to support professionals where conversations are taking place with families around drugs and alcohol.

The briefing will cover:

  • Introduction to the Early Help Hubs and our roles as Substance Use Co-ordinator’s
  • Hidden harm and the impact of parental substance use on the children
  • Brief interventions and how we use them including an activity going through a decisional balance
  • The cycle of change
  • How to have a conversation with links to MI and an example of a conversation
  • How to contact the Substance Use Co-ordinator’s for one-to-one support for parents and young people, advice & guidance and/or workforce development

(When delivered face to face we offer the opportunity to look through drugs boxes to familiarise yourself with how different substances may look and ask any questions)


  • Increased understanding of the substance use support available through the Early Help Hubs.
  • Increased understanding of the impact substance use has on the whole family.
  • To be more confident in starting conversations with families about substance use.
  • How to access support

To book a place on the training course detailed above or for more information please contact Faye Baird 07593 386672

Please state the date you are interested in, in your email


Thursday 11th April 10 – 12 course runs at TechNorth
Tuesday 23rd April at 1.30 – 3.30 course runs at TechNorth