Addiction Abuse Studies
The course provides an overview of addiction and substance abuse as they relate to ones interactions with family and surrounding community. It explores the history of addiction and substance abuse and analyzes students? attitudes and beliefs about them. Definitions of addiction and substance abuse from medical, social and criminal justice perspectives are analyzed, along with prevention and treatment models. Students become familiar with federal, state and local agencies that study, prevent, treat and regulate these disorders.
Not Offered This Semester