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substance misuse worker





Substance misuse workers provide assistance and counselling to people with substance abuse problems. They monitor their progress, advocate for them, and performe crisis interventions and group therapy. They also assist patients dealing with the consequences of tobacco, alcohol or recreational drugs abuse, which can be problematics as unemployment, physical or mental disorders and poverty.

Alternative Labels

substance mis-use mentor

drug abuse outreach worker

substance abuse social worker

drug and alcohol social worker

substance abuse worker

mentor (drugs and alcahol)

alcohol outreach worker

substance misuse outreach worker

substance misuse adviser

substance mis-use counsellor

drug and alcohol worker

addiction social worker

mentor (drugs and alcohol)

social worker (substance misuse)

substanse abuse social worker

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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