Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

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Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

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Understanding Misuse of Prescription and OTC Drugs 22/05/2023

  • Duration 3h
  • Total Enrolled 15
  • Last Update April 24, 2023

Description

This course is aimed at those that already have a basic drugs knowledge who want to have a better understanding of how prescription and OTC medicines are misused, harm reduction and supports available.

 

What Will I Learn?

  • Aware how prescription and OTC medicines are misused
  • Aware of the medicines most commonly used, their effects and methods of use
  • Aware of the prevalence of prescription and OTC medicine misuse in Northern Ireland
  • Aware how prescription and OTC medicine misuse can lead to addiction
  • Aware of risk of harm for the user associated with misuse
  • Aware of key harm reduction advice
  • Aware of local drug and alcohol services and how to refer to them

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2 Lessons3h

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Very well presented course, very informative.

Great course very informative

Very informative and learned a lot. Be taken ideas on harm reduction back into my work place.

Excellent Training - very well worth it.

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Requirements

  • This is a virtual course delivered over zoom and the link is provided in the ‘description’ section.
  • You will be sent a reminder with joining instructions prior to the course.
  • Once you have attended the course you will need to return to this page and select 'complete course' to fill in a short course evaluation form, which will release your certificate of completion.
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