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.

Understanding Misuse of Prescription and OTC Drugs WFD08 HDI20 28/06/2021

Code: HDI20
Duration: 3 hours

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.

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

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Outcomes

This module 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. This is an information based course and is open to any individual working in the statutory or voluntary sector. After completing this course participants will be ; 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

Relevance

This course is relevant to people that have a basic awareness of effects of substances and want to get a more in depth understanding of prescription and over the counter medicines misuse

What’s included in this course:

Course Materials (Digital Download)
PDF Certificate on Completion
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