Emerging Substances of Concern

CPDTime.
10m
Cover image for lecture: Emerging Substances of Concern

Lecture Overview

"Taking ecstasy is no more dangerous than riding a horse". How did one simple statement made by a UK Government advisory panel spark global deaths from a new psychoactive drug? Dr Shaun Greene delves into the story of 'Mephedrone', AKA 'Meow Meow' or 'Cat', and how this new psychoactive substance (NPS) has become an emerging substance of concern.
Details
CPD10m of CPD
First Published12 April 2017
Updated12 April 2017
Expires
20 February 2019
Learning Tools
Topics
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Drugs
Public Health
Preventative Health