Dictionary definition of drug use and narcotics


The UK has one of the highest rates of illicit drug use in the western world. This course builds on the Identification and Harm Reduction module and describes an evidence-based approach to the treatment of substance misuse in primary care, including the role of opiate substitution therapies (OST). The specific problems encountered by older drug users are covered, as are issues raised by poly drug use.



Please note, this resource is now accessible only on SLD Training website:

Drugs Part 1 (RCGP Accredited) https://www.sldtraining.co.uk/courses/e-learning-modules-only-rcgp-accredited





Time to complete this course: 3 hours
Date of publication: September 2013
Updated and revised: January 2016