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TRANQUILLISERS - are calming drugs used to manage various mental disorders. They can be differentiated from sedatives in that (unless used in high doses) they do not interfere with thought processes or send the user to sleep.

Triage Assessment - is a brief assessment to identify the seriousness of a person's substance misuse problem, the urgency with which treatment is required and any immediate risk of harm. The individual will then be referred to the most appropriate local treatment provider or other service.