Course Length: 1 day (8 hours)

MCTFT Coordinators: Gail Walker (727-344-8020)

This course will to provide an understanding of current and emerging drugs: terminology, appearance, paraphernalia, methods of ingestion, physiological and psychological effects, cultivation and/or production and concealment methods. This course will also include the conversion of commonly found legal substances to achieve or mimic drug effects.

Course Objectives

  • Identify various substances of abuse, related paraphernalia and methods of ingestion.
  • Associate proper terminology with the slang terms used on the street.
  • Describe the physiological and psychological effects of various substances of abuse.
  • Describe the processes of cultivation and/or production of various substances of abuse.
  • Describe how legal substances can be abused to achieve intoxication.

Overview of topics

  • Unique Drug Submissions
  • How Drugs Interact with the Body to Alert Perceptions
  • Terms
  • Factors Leading to Opiates
  • Heroin and Adulterated Heroin
  • Diverted Opioids and Opiates
  • Other Trending Drugs of Concern

Course Schedule and Contacts:

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