Substance Abuse Overview

This course provides an overview of the core concepts in substance abuse and dependence. Topics include the history of drug use/abuse, effects on societal members, treatment of addiction, and preventative measures. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of the etiology of drug abuse, addiction, prevention, and treatment. Check with the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board (NCSAPPB) to verify if this course has been approved for training/education credit for substance abuse certification/recertification.  

  • Prerequisite: None
  • Corequisite: None
Class Hours3
Lab Hours0
Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours0
Credit Hours3