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Introduction to Substance Abuse (HSV120)

3.0 Semester Hours

This course provides an overview of the historical and cultural attitudes toward alcohol and drug use, abuse and addiction. It probes the disease concept of addiction and explores the physical, psychological and family impact of the disease. Clinical methods of treatment, early intervention and prevention are introduced. Although designed for addictions counseling students and human services professionals, the course is also suitable for individuals who desire to learn more about addiction.

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