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Online workshop: Substance Use, Intoxication and Withdrawal Management April 2024

This workshop is now full, please email to be added to the waitlist.

Monday 8 April , 10am to noon

Friday 12 April, 10am to noon

Monday 15 April, 10am to noon

Please note you must attend all 3 sessions to complete the course.

Substance use, intoxication and withdrawal management is a workshop for workers who have completed Blueprint’s Addiction 101 or similar or have experience working in the addiction space in either a community or clinical setting.

This workshop will help workers to:

  • Understand the function of substance use and the impact of stigma on help seeking
  • Recognise harmful and risky substance use
  • Develop practical strategies to assess and manage behavioural disturbance due to intoxication and withdrawal
  • Recognise and respond to withdrawal

The workshops will also explore:

  • How to engage with people who use substances
  • What is harm reduction
  • How to provide harm reduction advice for people who continue to use substances
  • How to refer to specialist addiction services
  • Other community supports


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