Overview of illicit substances (focusing primarily on Cannabis and Cocaine as these are the two most prevalent at this time)
'Drug Box' to provide visual guides to staff of what to look for.
Potential positive and negative effects of substances and how to identify these in the client group.
Slang terminology for drugs and drug paraphernalia.
Services available for these issues and guidance on how to refer in.
Outline of different diagnosis (Schizophrenia, Bi Polar, Personality Disorder, Depression).
How to identify and manage potential risks/signs of relapse.
What help is there (This will be geographically specific as well as national guidance).
Potential interaction with illicit substances.
Possible side effects of medication that could effect engagement
BLOOD BORN VIRUSES
Education on HIV
How these are spread
Harm reduction advise
Links to relevant agencies.