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Substance use, intoxication and withdrawal management: Online workshop February & March

26 February 10:00am-12:00pm

1 March 10:00am-12:00pm

4 March 10:00am-12:00pm

Please note this online workshop will be completed over 3 sessions.

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.

The 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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