Substance Abuse and Addiction

HLT-212 : Substance Abuse and Addiction

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Allied Health
Subject:
Allied Health
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

The course provides an overview of the field of substance abuse and addictions including but not limited to the psychopharmacology related to treatment. In addition, the course conveys an understanding of the impact of abuse on individuals, families, communities and society. Substance use is approached from a variety of prospective; behavioral, pharmacological, historical, social, and clinical.