Facing Addiction in America: Chapter 1 - Introduction and Overview of the Report
The Surgeon’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health
Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102381
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About the Course:
Substance misuse is one of the critical public health problems of our time. The most recent data on substance use, misuse, and substance use disorders reveal that the problem is deepening and the consequences are becoming more deadly than ever. This chapter offfers a comprehensive overview of substance abuse, its causes, contributing factors, use and misuse, diagnosis, treatment, and policy.
Clinicians and medical providers would benefit from this course. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the widspread use and misuse of alcohol, illicit and prescribed drugs.
Identify risk factors to subtsance misuse
Acknowledge costs and impact, treatment and related policy considerations of substance misuse.
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