Blair Bishop
Nurse Practitioner
NursePractitioner|AddictionServices|CCDHB
Substance use, behaviour,
and community:
Anoverviewofaddiction
Substance use
continuum
Substance use
disorder
A substance use disorder is primarily a disorder
of behaviour whereby an individual continues to
use a substance despite that individual’s best
efforts to not use.
How drugs work…
in 10 minutes
Agonists