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 WFD08 HDI33 31/08/2021

  • Duration 3h
  • Total Enrolled 10
  • Last Update July 27, 2021

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.

The zoom link to join the session is provided below

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https://zoom.us/j/91847339900?pwd=MEx0RFpjdVlhTm5PTlo5RkRyN2psQT09

Meeting ID: 918 4733 9900
Passcode: 659078

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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1 Lessons3h

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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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