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Introduction to Benzos 

This introductory workshop is aimed as those interested in understanding benzodiazepine Drugs, their effects and issues.

This exploratory workshop will be interactive and will address the following components:

  • What Benzos are & why they are used.
  • The expected and unexpected effects of Benzos.
  • Consideration of Benzo related issues and support.

Course Duration: 10am to 12.30pm

Number of Places Available: 9

Who Should Attend?
Those interested in developing a basic awareness of Benzodiazepine drugs and related issues. Suitable for members of the community, youth workers, Parents, anyone with an interest in understanding Benzos.

Dates & Venues:
22nd January, Balla, Co. Mayo

Trainer:
Gillian Conway, Education Support Worker

Course Description:
This introductory workshop is aimed as those interested in understanding benzodiazepine Drugs, their effects and issues.

This exploratory workshop will be interactive and will address the following components:

  • What Benzos are & why they are used.
  • The expected and unexpected effects of Benzos.
  • Consideration of Benzo related issues and support.

Course Content:
The workshop aims to provide you and your organisation with;
• An basic understanding of Benzodiazepines.
• An understanding of these drugs and why they are used.
• Knowledge of Benzos related concerns and where to access support.

Learning Outcomes:
This training will equip those attending with the necessary background information to begin developing an understanding of Benzodiazepines and related issues.

Trainer Profile:
Gillian Conway is an Education Support Worker employed by South West Mayo Development Company in a post funded by the Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force. Gillian designs and delivers needs based training to groups and agencies in Counties Roscommon & Mayo. Gillian delivers evidence based education/prevention programmes to parents, professionals, organisation, young people, prisoners, ethnic minorities, at-risk groups and communities where a need has been identified.

Certification/Accreditation:
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded on completion of the training

How to book:

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