This half-day course (which can also be extended to a full day containing further in- depth information) has been specially designed to support Recovery Workers whose role may involve them working within services that provide needle and syringe programmes (NSPs).
Although working within an NSP involves using a number of the transferable skills that every Recovery Worker has, many workers still feel uncomfortable when having to work in this environment. This course aims to give workers both the confidence to work in NSP and also a strong foundation of skills to build upon in the future.
Practical starting points for NSP conversations
Injecting risk factors (social, substance and environmental)
Equipment overview (what we give out and why we give it)
NSP as a gateway to Recovery and change (where NSP fits in the cycle of
This 8-page leaflet is easy to read and bang up to date. It will help keep actual and potential users as safe as possible when using GHB & GBL and is also informative for professionals and the public at large. It includes sections on what the GHB and GBL are…