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New Psycoactive Substances

The course looks at new psychoactive substance on a local, national and international basis.

Course Duration: 10am to 3pm

Number of Places Available: 6

Who Should Attend?

Dates & Venues:
June 18th Ballinrobe Primary Care Centre. Ballinrobe. Co. Mayo

Trainer:
Neil Wilson, Education Support Worker, WRDATF & AIDS West

Course Description:
The course looks at new psychoactive substance on a local, national and international basis.

Course Content:

  • Emerging trends of use with ‘traditional drugs’ (e.g. Cannabis and Ecstasy)
  • Newly established drugs (e.g. Mephedrone, MXE, and GBL)
  • Current information on ‘Headshop’ products sourced from the internet or abroad
  • Future possible trends in drug use

Learning Outcomes:

  • Knowledge of new trends within existing ‘traditional’ drug categories
  • Knowledge of new and emerging drugs & the psychonaut movement
  • Understanding of reasons behind the changing market for substances (legal & illegal)
  • Understanding of the likely future direction of substance use in the Irish context

Trainer Profile:
Neil Wilson, Education Support Worker employed by AIDS West, a post funded by the Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force. Neil provides education and training to groups and agencies in Galway City and County. Neil also delivers holistic drug and alcohol education/prevention programmes to parents, professionals, organisation, young people, 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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