Facing Addiction in America: Chapter 3 - Prevention Programs and Policies
Prevention Programs and Policies
Total CE Credit Hours: 2
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About the Course:
Substance misuse is one of the critical public health problems of our time. The most recent data on substance use, misuse, and substance use disorders reveal that the problem is deepening and the consequences are becoming more deadly than ever. Substance use and misuse have risk and protective factors that can be identified, evidence based prevention interventions can be applied that have been demonstrated to reduce misuse. The cost of these programs are easily offset by the associated costs treating substance misuse.
US Dept of Health and Human Services; Office of the Surgeon General; Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Clinicians, Physicians, Researchers, Administrators, Program Directors, Policy Makers, Municipalities, School Board Officials. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify both risk and protective factors of substance and alcohol use and misuse.
Describe the types of prevention interventions and evidence based prevention programs.
Applying epirical data to the formation of preventative interventions and public policy.
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