Substance Abuse & Mental Health Interventions (S.A.M.H.I.) Chemically Speaking Two is a 2 hour Brief Intervention course available online and run by Dual Diagnosis Training.
This program is an introduction and an ideal platform for the comprehensive 2 day Dual Diagnosis (12 hour) advanced S.A.M.H.I. (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Intervention) Training designed for front line workers that was launched in June 2018. This is outlined further on the Dual Diagnosis Training Website.
This program will help you develop the skills to deliver brief and early interventions to people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues. This is part of our wider Community Development Response to ICE & Other Drugs as explained on our other website here;
This program will also help you to learn how to run family support groups. We run weekly live family support groups, as well as a weekly online family support group that you can join. You can read more about it here;
Chemically Speaking Two is the 2017 upgrade to the original Chemically Speaking produced in 1999 and now provides training in:
1. Substance Abuse & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis)
2. Integrative Holistic Model
3. Needs & Underlying Issues that drive addictions
4. Grief Cycle & Anger
5. Drink & Drug Driving
6. Cycle of Addiction
7. Optimal Health
8. Stages of Change
9. Costs vs Benefits – doing a brief intervention.
10. Tripod of Support for the drug user to help them move forward & stay safe.