Mar 25, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog
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HS 150 - Introduction to Substance Abuse


3 Credit(s)
This course surveys the nature and scope of substance abuse in the United States, with an emphasis on substance abuse and/or addiction related to legal or illegal substances, including alcohol, cocaine, heroin and other opiates, hallucinogens, and synthetic drugs. Course topics include the historical background of substance use, the possible causes of substance abuse problems and diagnosis and evidence-based treatment, including new methods for treating overdoses and withdrawal. This course alone does not qualify people to diagnose or treat substance abuse problems.

Pre/Corequisite(s): Satisfactory placement test scores or ENG 097  or ENG 101   or ENG 115  



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