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CPD module: Working with substance misuse in the community

Module Summary

Michelle Grice discusses what you can do to help patients suffering with substance misuse problems

Learning Objectives

This module looks at various forms of substance misuse, and examines how you can help in practice or the community, including:

  • Approaches for harm reduction
  • Symptoms of withdrawal
  • Medical approaches for patients who are dependent
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Michelle Grice is a mental health nurse and the clinical lead for the Gwent Drug and Alcohol Service in Newport, Wales.

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