Promotion and Prevention of Substance Use & Abuse


Introduction to the history of substance abuse in the United States and its subsequent social costs. Social responses to substance use and abuse will be articulated using The Continuum of Care behavioral health model, which recognizes multiple opportunities for addressing behavioral health problems and disorders. Specific attention will be provided to both the promotion and primary prevention components, including environmental promotion strategies and evidence-based programs. As needed.

3 Credits: 3 Lecture