MLR2023: Addiction: Social Implications and Recovery

Credits 4.5
This course will examine addictions counseling including substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, and major approaches to identification, evaluation, and treatments in the individual and in the family. The etiology of drug use and addiction, populations, prevention, medicals aspects, and effects of drug abuse will be presented along with persons and systems that support or compound use and abuse of substances. Support systems and community supports will be outlined along with prevention at the individual, family, and community level.