Introduction to Addiction Studies [B]

An introduction to support systems that assist people with recovery from substance abuse and dependence. Theories of addiction will be highlighted in reference to issues in treatment, relapse, and prevention. Emphasis will be placed on understanding modalities of treatment and care for diverse populations affected by substance abuse issues. Relevant state and federal legislation and the role of culture will also be discussed. Prerequisites: ENG 101 eligible

 

Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000