RESET Training Presentation – Opiates

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Date(s) - 08/03/2021
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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– Monday 8th March 2021 1pm to 3pm

 This session is aimed at supporting local partners to gain an understanding of what opiate use and dependency looks like, it’s impact and associated risks, physically, mentally and socially. Alongside this, we will identify and explore support options available.

The session is designed to be accessed by all staff from various community agencies and groups including:

  • Mental Health
  • Adult and Child Social Care
  • Housing
  • Probation/DIP/Community Safety
  • Hostels
  • Primary Care
  • Employment and Education Services
  • Local Community Groups

By the end of the workshop you will have some basic understanding of:

  • Opiates and reasons for their use
  • The signs of opiate dependency and withdrawal
  • The physical, psychological and social impact associated with opiates
  • Legal considerations
  • How opiate dependency is treated
  • What support options are available locally and nationally
  • How to refer individuals into treatment for opiate related issues in Tower Hamlets

Places are limited and colleagues are requested to register early by contacting us via email at alan.briggs@cgl.org.uk or stephanie.banjac@cglorg.uk  

 Please provide your details including name, role, team and contact number and we will ensure an invite is sent out to you which will include a zoom link.