There were 934 drug related deaths in Scotland in 2017. This course will discuss how services and individuals can better prevent drug related deaths. It will explore the reasons why drug related deaths occur, highlight recent research on protective factors including engaging in treatment and discuss how workers can support people to access and stay in treatment.
The course is aimed primarily at frontline staff and managers of frontline services, however it is also relevant to services which support people who use substances, such as housing and homelessness services.
By the end of the session participants will be able to:
|Start Date||25-10-2019 9:30 am|
|End Date||25-10-2019 4:30 pm|
|Local Authority Area||27|
|Event Commissioner||Borders ADP|
|Location||Borders General Hospital|