Designer Drugs: Drugs: the Straight Facts
Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100964
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About the Course:
The taking of so-called “designer” and “club” drugs is becoming increasingly prevalent among teenagers and young adults in the United States and elsewhere. Among this myriad of substances are narcotic painkillers, ecstasy, GHB, Rohypnol, ketamine, and methamphetamine. Designer Drugs details the history and legal status of each drug, their physical characteristics, their effects on the mind and body, statistics on their use and abuse, and the signs of addiction associated with each drug.
2004 First Edition
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially substance abuse counselors, teachers, psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the dangers of designer drugs. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.
Describe the effects designer drugs have on the brain.
List the different types of designer drugs.
Recall the patterns of use and abuse of designer drugs.
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