No. 698

Abuse of Psychoactive Substances and Treatment Outcomes

  • 2 October 2019

This lecture aims to spread awareness about psychoactive substances and the ways to protect our children from drug addiction. It seeks to shed light on the signs, symptoms and stages of addiction, with a special focus on the importance of prevention and treatment.
Exploring the nature of psychoactive substances, the lecture provides general statistics about drugs, and examines drug use worldwide, as well as the different types of drugs and the factors that lead to drug addiction. The lecture also highlights symptoms of drug use and addiction, the impact of drugs on behavior, ways to diagnose drug addiction and the various stages of addiction. It also considers the subsequent health problems associated with drug use, as well as prevention strategies and treatment options.
The lecturer sheds light on relevant UAE law regarding the use of psychoactive substances, and discusses the establishment of the National Rehabilitation Center, its mission and objectives. It also looks at treatment methods adopted by the Center. The speaker highlights the role of the NRC in raising community awareness that serves the best interests of society.

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LECTURER

Wednesday 2 October 2019

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wednesday 2 October 2019

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm