Staying Alive - Preventing Drug-related Deaths


This course will discuss how services and practitioners can better prevent drug related deaths.  This course will have particular focus on identifying the needs and risks of older people aged 35 years and over who use substances.


To enable workers to recognise risk factors, high risk times and support people to reduce risk of drug related death.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Identify individual risk factors and high risk times for drug related death.
  • Identify ways to engage and retain people in services.
  • Identify good practice to reduce drug related death.


Event Properties

Start Date 10-09-2019 9:30 am
End Date 10-09-2019 4:30 pm
Available places 1
Individual Price Free
Event Type Core Skills
Local Authority Area Clackmannanshire
Event Status 1
Event Commissioner Scottish Government
Location Forth Valley Sensory Centre

Event Trainer(s)

John Honey

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