Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102381
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. This chapter offers a comprehensive overview of substance abuse, its causes, contributing factors, use and misuse, diagnosis, treatment, and policy.
This course is based on Chapter 1 of Facing Addiction in America created by US Dept of Health and Human Services, Office of the Surgeon General and SAMHSA in 2016.
Course Material Authors
Clinicians and medical providers would benefit from this course. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Identify the widespread use and misuse of alcohol, illicit and prescribed drugs.
Identify risk factors to substance misuse.
Acknowledge costs and impact, treatment and related policy considerations of substance misuse.
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