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Understanding Psychoactive Drugs - Brisbane

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'Biala' City Community Health Centre

4th Floor

270 Roma Street

Brisbane, QLD 4000

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Prerequisite: Online Induction Material – Module 2

This workshop is designed for those wanting to gain a basic understanding of what psychoactive drugs are and the various licit and illicit substances used in Australia today.

The workshop also covers:

• classification and effects of psychoactive drugs (including street names for commonly used drugs)

• patterns of use and harms from substance use

• basic neurobiology

• intoxication and overdose

• tolerance and withdrawal

• pharmacotherapies currently available

Presenters: Jeff Buckley and Damien Martin

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'Biala' City Community Health Centre

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