Concepts such as 'addiction', 'dependence', 'binge use', 'risk', 'harm', 'problem drug use', 'dual diagnosis', 'peer pressure', 'self-esteem', 'drug career', 'self-medication', 'dislocation' and 'recovery' will be explored and the course will help participants to gain a better understanding of drug use that will enhance their work practice.
- To introduce and clarify key concepts for understanding drug use at an individual, community and societal level
- To explore the meaning of these concepts and the various ways they are used
- To consider the implications for working practice
Date of next course TBA