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Online Training - Drug Trends - Orkney

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2.5 hour - Online Training: Drug Trends Delivered by Crew for workers in Orkney

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During the presentation we share current and credible information on drug use, introduce some of the most commonly used drugs (including cannabis, MDMA, cocaine, benzos and other psychoactive drugs), give information on how to identify legality and discuss basic harm reduction techniques. This course is designed to provide a basic understanding of drugs and drug use.

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By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

• Recall trends in drug use, including the impact COVID-19 has had on drug use, markets and services

• Name the typical effects and side effects of key substances

• Identify the issues surrounding dose, availability and legality

• Recognise the signs and symptoms of overdose

Places are limited.

Orkney 1 - Date: Tues, 16th of November 2021, Time: 09.30am-12.00pm, Location: Zoom


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Crew specialises in education for the reduction of harm caused by substance use. Our information, advice and support is informed by our engagement with people who use substances and affiliations with a range of professionals through care, toxicology & policy. This ensures it is up-to-date and credible, both to people using drugs as well as those working with them. It also ensures successful engagement and proven results in the community.

Crew neither condemns nor condones drug use. The organisation advocates informed decision-making based on up-to-date information and evidence.

Award winning Crew informs local and national government, shares information with hundreds of agencies, collaborates with project work internationally, and can be seen at work in the national media.





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