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.

Complexities of Cannabis

Code: CoC
Duration: 3 hours

Examines all aspects surrounding Cannabis and its use, and seeks to separate myths from the facts.

Eligibility: This course is available free to anyone working in the statutory or voluntary sector in Northern Ireland

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Outcomes

By the end of this course participants will;

  • Have an understanding of the history of cannabis use for medical, ceremonial and recreational purposes.
  • Understand the harms of cannabis in relation to alcohol and other illegal drugs.
  • Be familiar with the science of the cannabis plant and the complexity that brings to researching its medical uses.
  • Understand the main issues in relation to the recreational use of cannabis by adults and young people and how this contrasts with the medical use of cannabis.
  • Gain a basic understanding of the medical use of cannabis in the UK and other countries.
  • Be aware of the current NICE guidelines in relation to the medical use of cannabis in the UK.
  • Understand how to access a range of support services for adults and young people in relation to the misuse of cannabis.

Relevance

This course is relevant to people that have a basic awareness of effects of cannabis and want to get a more complex knowledge of cannabis

What’s included in this course:

Course Materials (Digital Download)
PDF Certificate on Completion
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