Principles of Drug Addiction Treatment (Updated)

$7.50 | CE Hours:2.50 | Beginning


CEU Course Description

Because drug abuse and addiction have so many dimensions and disrupt so many aspects of an individual’s life, treatment is not simple.  This CEU course addresses addiction to a wide variety of drugs, including nicotine, alcohol, and illicit and prescription drugs, in an attempt to explain the problems faced by patients in need of treatment for drug abuse or addiction.

Author:  National Institute on Drug Abuse; National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  (2018)

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CEU Course Objectives

1.  Investigate four co-occurring mental health problems that are often associated with adolescent drug abuse.

2.  Elucidate three things that lapses to drug abuse indicate.

3.  Identify the length of time that most research show patients need in treatment to significantly reduce or stop their drug use.

4.  Describe three ways that Motivational Enhancement Therapy can help with the treatment of addiction.



Date Added: 2018-09-03

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