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Are you suffering from the never-ending dangerous loop of alcohol and drug addiction? Does the thought of your addicted loved ones frighten you? Nowadays alcohol and drug addiction are very common with the young generation that can lead to serious consequences. Experts have found that there is a strong interconnection between human psychology and addiction. This Alcohol and Drug Addiction Psychology course will enable you to know how alcohol and drug addiction are dependent on human psychology, also will let you know paths to free someone from alcohol and drug addiction through psychology.

Throughout this Alcohol and Drug Addiction Psychology course, you will not only learn the symptoms and sign of addiction but also how to diagnose them. Knowledge from this course will help you to arrange a counselling session for the addicted people and treat them in a better way. Moreover, successful completion of this Alcohol and Drug Addiction Psychology course will open new career opportunities for you to engage as well as will offer you more dimensions of psychology to explore!

Highlights of The Course

  • Reasons behind alcohol and drug addiction
  • Common forms of drugs
  • Symptoms and signs of addiction
  • Diagnosis of addictions
  • Effects of alcohol and drug addiction
  • Relationship between addiction and psychology
  • Knowledge of counselling and therapeutic sessions
  • Psychological and medical treatment of addiction


The Alcohol and Drug Addiction Psychology is a popular training course, ideal for anyone who is looking forward to understanding human psychology and wants to get rid of alcohol and drug addiction. If you want to gain a basic knowledge of the relationship between alcohol and drug addiction and psychology, then this program is perfect for you.

Our online courses come with lifetime access with no time limit for completion. Each course is fully accessible from a tablet, mobile or laptop, as long as there is a secure internet connection.

We pride ourselves on our supportive network of dedicated instructors and attentive customer service team who are dedicated to assisting you through your learning journey. Contact them at any time via email should you have any questions or queries.

Skills You Will Master

  • Understanding addiction
  • Diagnosis
  • Learning about addiction symptoms
  • The drug-related addiction recovery process
  • The alcohol-related addiction recovery process
  • Handling withdrawal symptoms

Why Choose Skill Express?

  • Instantly accessible CPD Accredited certificate on successful course completion
  • 24/7 access to the course for lifetime
  • PDF Certificate after course completion
  • Developed by qualified professionals with updated resources
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)
  • No hidden fees or exam charges

Who Is This Course For?

Anyone who is interested in the sector of alcohol and drug addiction and psychology or anybody willing to be a counsellor can take this course.


After completing the course, you will be eligible for a PDF Certificate which will cost only £2.99, with your unique ID number so that you/ the employers can verify through our website. You can also have your imprinted certificate delivered via post. Although there is no expiry date on the certificate, we recommend that our learners renew the certificate every twelve months.


Once you have successfully completed the course, you will have to pass an automated assessment consisting of multiple-choice/assignments. You will get the instant result once you are done with this assessment. You don’t have to worry about getting failed on the assessment. You will be given an unlimited number of chances to pass yourself with the assessment. And there are no extra fees involved in retakes.


This course is designed by qualified professionals.

There are no academic entry requirements for this course, and it is open for anyone interested in the sector of alcohol and drug addiction and psychology.

Career Path

This Alcohol and Drug Addiction Psychology course opens a brand new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also provides you with the chance to accumulate in-depth knowledge at the side of needed skills to become flourishing in no time. You will also be able to add your qualifications to your CV, enhance your career and become more competitive in the industry, making you more credible in your work. The career opportunities are:

  • Psychologist
  • Counsellor
  • Rehab Trainer
  • Rehab Coach
  • Psychotherapist

Course Curriculum

Introduction to the Course
About your Course Tutor 00:02:00
About The Course 00:04:00
Introduction to \'Psychology of Addictions\'
What is ‘Addiction’? 00:07:00
The Nature of ‘Addictions’ 00:12:00
Do ‘Genetics’ Play Role in ‘Addictive Behaviour’? 00:09:00
Environmental Factors that Contribute to ‘Addictions’ 00:09:00
Alcohol-related Addictions
Symptomatology of Alcohol Addiction (and ‘Withdrawal’) 00:10:00
Diagnosis of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) 00:09:00
Psychological Effects of Alcohol Addiction 00:09:00
Physiological Effects of Alcohol Addiction 00:08:00
Mental Health & Alcohol Addiction 00:12:00
Available treatments (Pharmacolology) 00:10:00
Psychological Treatments (therapy, counselling, CBT, REBT) 00:09:00
Steps to Recovery 00:08:00
Drug-Related Addictions
What Kind of Drugs People Take (Part 1: Amphetamines, Antidepressants, Opioids) 00:07:00
What Kind of Drugs People Take (Part 2: Cocaine, Cannabis, Heroin) 00:10:00
Symptomatology of Drug Addiction 00:09:00
Diagnostic Criteria for Drug-Related Addiction 00:06:00
Psychological Effects of Drug Abuse 00:10:00
Physiological Effects of Drug Abuse 00:07:00
Mental Health & Drug Addictions 00:10:00
Withdrawal Symptoms 00:06:00
What to Do: Overdose 00:08:00
Available Treatments 00:09:00
Steps to Recovery 00:10:00

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