- fewer newly acquired blood borne virus and sexually transmitted infections; fewer unintended pregnancies
- a reduction in the health inequalities gap in sexual health and blood borne viruses
- people affected by blood borne viruses lead longer, healthier lives
- sexual relationships are free from coercion and harm
- a society where the attitudes of individuals, the public, professionals and the media in Scotland towards sexual health and blood borne viruses are positive, non-stigmatising and supportive.
By the end of the session participants will be able to:
- name the effects of alcohol and other drugs on sexual and reproductive health
- identify relevant knowledge about the law, contraception and sexually transmitted infections
- recall why people take risks around sexual and reproductive health
- identify attitudes to sexual and reproductive health and substance use
- ask sexual and reproductive health questions of service users
- identify local services and resources.
Drug workers, housing/homelessness workers, social workers, GPs, nurses, teachers, mental health workers, pharmacy staff, prison staff – all individuals who come into contact with people who use drugs.
Free within Scotland and bespoke costs for elsewhere.