Addiction – Understanding Illicit Drugs
This course will provide a more in-depth understanding of illicit drugs including prevalence, types of drugs used and their effects as well as an awareness of the legal framework and treatment pathways. It will provide participants with information on relevant policy and practice guidance, harm reduction approaches and how to signpost clients to supports. It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents.
Accrediting Body: Eligible for the Training for the Domiciliary Care /Supported Living Workforce Project administered by NISCC
Tutor's organisation: Ascert
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This course will give participants with an understanding of how prescription and over the counter medicines are misused. It will provide an overview of the types of medicines as well as information on the prevalence, effects, risks to the user, harm reduction methods and services available. It is relevant to anyone who works/volunteers with those with addiction issues, with young people and also may be of interest to parents
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