Training and Events


Scottish Drugs Forum Local Training Sessions


Shetland Alcohol & Drug Partnership regularly provides online training sessions delivered by the Scottish Drug Forum.  To book a place on any of the courses listed below please email – [email protected]






Alcohol Brief Intervention Training 


Healthy Shetland offer free Alcohol Brief Intervention (ABI) training online, delivered over Teams.  The training explains how to raise the issue of alcohol and have a short conversation about it with an individual, using health behaviour change techniques. If you are interested in ABI training, please contact Kathleen Anderson at [email protected] or call 01595 807494.


Administering Naloxone


The Scottish Drugs Forum have a free e-learning module on administering Naloxone see link for more details –

Overdose Prevention, Intervention and Naloxone e-learning – Scottish Drugs Forum (


Motivational Interviewing


Helping professionals are often required to have discussions with people about making changes to that person’s lifestyle or behaviours. Have you ever wondered why or how conversations inspire change?


If you are interested in learning more about MI and you are a professional who supports individuals to make changes, there is a free introduction course available at Motivational Interviewing in Brief Conversations – Scottish Drugs Forum ( 


Scottish Drugs Forum e-Learning Modules


The Scottish Drugs Forum provide Scotland wide free e-learning modules.  See the links below for more details –

Drug Awareness e-learning – Scottish Drugs Forum (

Cocaine and other Psychostimulants – Scottish Drugs Forum (

What’s happening on the streets with benzos? – Scottish Drugs Forum (

Contraception information for people who use drugs – Scottish Drugs Forum (


See Me E-learning Portal


E-Learning | End Mental Health Stigma and Discrimination (


NPS e-Learning Modules

In partnership with the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Project NEPTUNE has developed training modules for front-line clinicians and other practitioners. The e-learning modules have been developed based on the principles used by the college and include multi-media and interactive elements and are open access (free of charge).

Neptune Clinical Guidance