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Workshop

Understanding Psychoactive Drugs - Cairns

by Insight

  • date & time

    Fri. 9 Nov 2018
    9:00 am – 4:30 pm

  • location
    Room 103, J Block, TAFE Queensland Cairns Campus, Wilkinson St & Eureka Street, Manunda QLD 4870

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


Presenter: Jennifer Brazier

Please directly contact Jennifer.Brazier@health.qld.gov.au for workshop information.


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