Gain essential skills for providing support and care when you encounter users of methamphetamines and new psychoactive substances. This workshop will support your knowledge and understanding to recognise use and develop strategies to minimise harm.
Overview and Learning Intentions
Background of methamphetamine and synthetic drugs - what are they and where do they come from
How these substances have come to be used so frequently in today's society
The different drugs currently available
Understand common, acute and long-term effects
Common signs and symptoms of use
Symptoms of withdrawal and how best to manage it
Learn screening tools
Strategies for harm minimisation and ways to engage people safely
How to offer support and what services are available
1. Working with people experiencing mental health and addiction needs
3. Working with whānau
4. Working within communities
5. Challenging discrimination
6. Applying law, policy and standards
7. Maintaining professional and personal development
Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Four | Catering: Refreshments provided
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