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Mental Illness and Misuse of Drugs and Other Substance

Mental Illness and Misuse of Drugs and Other Substance

Mental Illness and Misuse of Drugs and Other Substance

  • Mental health problems and substance abuse are often seen together because one makes you more vulnerable to the other.“The substance is not really causing the mental health problem, but it can be a precipitating factor that causes the condition to manifest. Mental Illness and Misuse of Drugs and Other Substance
  • In this respect, the mental health condition is already actively present when the substance abuse begins, but the patient just doesn’t know it — the problem is driving the addiction, it just hasn’t yet been recognized or diagnosed.

Course Content: 

  • Aims of the course
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Statistics of Misuse Substance in the UK
  • Initial Assessment
  • Identifying Substance Misuse  Clients/Patients
  • Risk Assessment
  • Person Centered Care
  • Aetiology of Substance Misuse an Mental Health
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Brain
  • Depression and Substance Misuse
  • Effects of Alcohol Intake in the Brain
  • Smoking and Effects to the Brain
  • Reasons why People Smoke
  • Smoking and Psychiatric Medication
  • Drugs that can cause Psychotic Symptoms
  • Schizophrenia Aetiology
  • Schizophrenia and the Brain
  • Other Factors associated with Schizophrenia
  • Treatment and Interventions of Mental Illness and Substance Misuse
  • Therapy Interventions
  • Medication for Detoxification
  • Supporting Families and Carers
  • Available Policy and Guidelines

Fee: £125 per Candidate
Duration: 1 Day (0930-1730)
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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