Prescription and over the counter medication awareness workshop

Date: Friday, 10 May 2019 10:00 - 13:00

Venue: Cloona House

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 that are misused. It will provide information on the risks to the user, harm reduction methods and services available.

Course Outcomes:

After completing the courses, participants will be:

  • Aware how prescription and OTC medicines are misused
  • Aware of the medicines most commonly used, their effects and methods of use
  • Aware of the prevalence of prescription and OTC medicine misuse in Northern Ireland
  • Aware how prescription and OTC medicine misuse can lead to addiction
  • Aware of risk of harm for the user associated with misuse
  • Aware of key harm reduction advice
  • Aware of local drug and alcohol services and how to refer to them

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All Dates

  • Friday, 10 May 2019 10:00 - 13:00

Contact Us

Colin Neighbourhood Partnership
Cloona House
31 Colin Road
Belfast, BT17 0LG
Tel: 028 9062 3813
Fax: 028 9030 9722