HSR 250 - Studies in Alcohol and Drug Abuse

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: NONE)

This course provides students with an opportunity to explore the causes and consequences of addiction as they relate to individuals, families, communities and society. Topics will include drug classifications, physiological and psychological effects of alcohol and other drugs, treatment, education and prevention. Students will explore the skills and techniques utilized by those working with individuals involved in drug abuse. The use of guest speakers and analysis of common treatment modalities will provide a further exploration of alcohol and drug abuse. Formerly listed as HSR 120. (F)