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Workshop

Understanding Psychoactive Drugs - Sunshine Coast

by Insight

  • date & time

    Wed. 27 Mar 2019
    9:00 am – 4:30 pm

  • location
    Clinical Support Unit Meeting Room, Janelle Killick Community Care Unit (CCU), 6 Lady Musgrave Drive, Mountain Creek QLD 4557

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: Dan Phillips and Michelle Taylor

Click here to download a flyer for this workshop.


NB: Participants will be required to provide their own lunch.


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