HSR 270 Addictions

3 credits, Spring

Provides an overview of psychoactive drugs, their effects, and the knowledge and skills needed to deal with the problems of addiction. The course addresses the various models of addiction, progression, diagnosis and dual diagnosis, recovery, relapse, the intervention process, and the effects of addiction on the individual, family, and society.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C-" or better in HSR 201 or NURS 337

General Education: Social Science