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Heroin and other Opiates

Duration: 1 day

Who is the course for: Workers with previous drugs training or experience, who need to develop more detailed awareness of heroin and other opiates, harm reduction, dependency and treatment..

About the course: This course offers a master-class in understanding heroin and other opiates. It is a chance for workers to really understand what opiates are, where they come from and how they work. Experienced workers will find this a useful chance to refresh and build on their knowledge. Newer workers will come away confident of their knowledge and able to develop effective responses.


By the end of the course participants will be able:

Course includes

Format: Taught sections, small group work, work in pairs, whole group discussion.

Handouts: Full handouts will be provided, and sources of further information

DANOS Modules: AA1, AB1, AB2, AC1, AD1, AF1, AG1, AG2, AG3, AH3, AH4, AH7, AL1, AL2

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