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QNADA Events

Understanding Psychoactive Drugs - Cairns

This training is presented by Insight Training and Education.

Prerequisite: Online Induction Material – Module 2

This workshop is designed for those wanting to gain a basic understanding of what psychoactive drugs are and the various licit and illicit substances used in Australia today.

The workshop also covers:

• classification and effects of psychoactive drugs (including street names for commonly used drugs)

• patterns of use and harms from substance use

• basic neurobiology

• intoxication and overdose

• tolerance and withdrawal

• pharmacotherapies currently available

Presenters: Jeff Buckley and Damien Martin

For more informaiton and to register, please go here.

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