Counselling the Individual with Substance-Related Problems

Duration: 2 hours

The treatment for addiction will focus on the individual and their needs. Medication and talking therapies are the recommended treatments. Specialist drug counselling can help the person with any psychological problems linked to their addiction. In this course, you will learn key principles and effective treatments for drug addiction, how MET (Motivational Enhancement Therapy) can help, medications that help with the withdrawal symptoms, behavioural therapies, and residential treatments.


Please note: Course notes are provided in PDF format for your convenience and can be downloaded to print or view on your device.

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