Clinical Certificate

Substance Use and Addiction

Date: December 2020
Venue: Radisson Park Inn Hotel, Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, M4 4EW
Accommodation: Radisson Park Inn Hotel, Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester , M4 4EW
(accommodation is bookable separately when you complete the online booking form)
Organised by: Anne Lingford-Hughes, Lesley Peters and Julia Sinclair


Programme to be confirmed

Last edited 1st November 2019

Learning Objectives

  • To understand key neurobiology mechanisms underpinning substance misuse and addiction and their translation to clinical practice.
  • To understand the neurobiology specific to particular drugs of abuse including alcohol and their treatment.
  • To understand pharmacological strategies involved in treating substance misuse in different settings and ages as well as when comorbid with other psychiatric disorders.

This module is eligible for 10 CPD hours which are subject to peer group review.

Feedback from the 2018 Module

"Speakers were all very knowledgeable in their speciality and were willing to help"

"Thank you – it was great!"

"Balance of teaching and the handout folder score 6 from me. This is the best course, strongly recommended for clinicians looking for a grounding in substance misuse management"

"This was really useful – thank you. I appreciated having lots of time for questions"