Cocaine and Psychostimulants

Cocaine and Psychostimulants

This training aims to increase awareness, knowledge and provides an opportunity to explore current and emerging trends with psychostimulants. Harm reduction and support strategies will be explored. 

Our training attracts attendees from a wide range of sectors and we encourage active participation in our sessions through group discussions and by inviting individuals to offer comments on issues relevant to their role. If you have any concerns about participating within this interactive format please highlight this in the additional needs section of the booking form.   

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Learning Outcomes 

By the end of the session participants will be able to: 

  • Recall the current trends and emerging trends with psychostimulants including increases to purity, adulterants, and stimulant type NPS. 
  • Give an overview of the key psychostimulants in use including cocaine, amphetamines, ecstasy, and stimulant type NPS. 
  • Identify recreational and problematic psychostimulant use. 
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of stimulant related overdose and identify how to respond. 
  • Identify effective strategies and techniques for working with psychostimulant users including harm reduction and sleep management. 


Event Properties

Start Date 19-09-2024
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 19-09-2024
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 8
Individual Price Free
Event Type Core Skills
Local Authority Area Dundee City
Cancellation Reason 5
Event Status 2
Event Commissioner Scottish Government
Ardler Community Centre
Ardler Complex, Turnberry Avenue. Ardler. Dundee. DD2 3TP.
Ardler Community Centre

Event Trainer(s)

Alan McRobbie

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