This one day course is ideal for people new to the concepts of harm reduction. The session will include understanding the pragmatic approaches to substance use as well as understanding how harm reduction approaches effect working practice.
This course was designed for anyone working within non-substance misuse services, eg nurses, police, social services staff and other care organisations. However it also works as a great primer for both new and experienced drugs workers. The main focus is on giving delegates the practical skills required to work within a harm reduction methodology.
Understand the philosophy behind harm reduction
Examine the categorisation of substances in relation to harm
Understand how harm reduction 'fits' in with recovery
Be able to relate harm reduction to daily life
Explore national and international campaigns
Develop harm reduction programmes specific to your own client group
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 alcohol and is also informative for professionals and the public at large. It includes sections on what alcohol is the laws regarding alcohol effects…