This course will aim to increase participant’s knowledge of stimulants including their physical, psychological and social effects. We will also seek to dispel the myths around engaging with stimulant users.

This course ensures that participants are able to: 

  1. Identify the risks and assess the health needs of stimulant users
  2. Explore approaches to stimulant use and appropriate harm reduction
  3. Offer Harm Reduction advice for stimulants users
  4. Understand the relationship between mental health and stimulant use
  5. Have strategies for managing or stopping stimulant use

Format: Taught sections, small group work, work in pairs, whole group discussion

Hand-outs: Full hand-outs and sources of further information will be provided