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
The trainer promoted discussion for peer learning and was passionate in his delivery while sharing his extensive knowledge. Excellent course.
This is a virtual course delivered over zoom and the link is provided in the ‘description’ section.
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