UNISON Northern Ireland

Addiction - Understanding Prescription/Over The Counter Drugs Misuse

Event Date: 
12 Jun 2019 - 18:00 to 21:00

UNISON Derry (open to all)

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.  It will be delivered by Ascert.

Further sessions of this workshop will be run on 


Mon 30 Sept in Broughshane;

Tues 5 Nov in Dungannon

This course is eligible for backfill funding for attendees who work in domiciliary/home care, day care or supported living in the private and community/voluntary sector under the Training for the Domiciliary Care Workforce Project administered by NISCC.  You must get approval from your employer in advance.

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