A Personal Story of Opioid Addiction and Recovery

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19m
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Lecture Overview

What does a person who is 'addicted to opioids' look like to you? The increasing misuse and abuse of opioids and other prescription medicines is affecting people from all walks of life. This introductory session tells a story of how a person’s life can gradually be taken over by dependence to prescription medicines. It will explain the cascade of consequences that accompany this addiction but also reveal how recovery is possible.
Details
CPD19m of CPD
First Published08 October 2017
Updated08 October 2017
Expires
20 September 2020
Learning Tools
Topics
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Drugs
Alcohol
Mental Health
Psychology