Those working in generic services (Tiers 1 and 2) need to have a good understanding of the complex nature of problem drug use in order to provide support to those who may need, or are receiving, drug treatment.
This two-day course is for workers whose roles may touch on drug misuse but who provide non-specialist interventions. The course takes an in-depth look at: the causes of drug problems; the challenges of working with problem drug users (using documentary video); the preparation and injection of heroin; smoking crack; what interventions are available; and provides an overview of treatment modalities delivered at Tiers 3 and 4.
To understand the effects, risks and consequences of drug use
To gain insight into the rise of Novel Psychoactive Substances
To gain an overview of psychosocial interventions and treatment modalities for problem drug users
To enhance skills in identifying drug problems and reducing harm
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 mephedrone and is also informative for professionals and the public at large. It includes sections on what mephedrone is the laws regarding mephedrone effects…