Drug abuse

Discussion- Event on Societal Consciousness Against Alcohol Addiction

Discussion- Event on Societal Consciousness Against Alcohol Addiction Summary: Find a contemporary conflict or event, compile a list of sources that discuss the event or conflict, craft a basic historical narrative based on your sources that discusses the event, the causes/events leading up to it, and give a reasoned point of view from which to understand … Read more

Discussion prompt-Substance Abuse

Discussion prompt-Substance Abuse This assignment has two parts Part 1: Compass of Pleasure: Why Some Things Feel So Good. The main focus on neuroscience of addiction, especially the dopamine system. Part 2: Listen to one more mini-podcast What Vietnam Taught Us About Breaking Bad Habits. Very short, fascinating discussion of what government and public health … Read more

“Getting a Grip: From Prohibition to Harm Reduction”

 “Getting a Grip: From Prohibition to Harm Reduction” Two of the most important policy strategies for dealing with alcohol problems and their damaging consequences are prohibition and harm reduction. The materials assigned for this week’s readings and posted in Unit 8 of the Online Review provide numerous examples of these alternative strategies. Based on those materials and other … Read more

Emerging Issues- Marijuana.

Emerging Issues- Marijuana. https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-06-marijuana-college-students-oregon-legalization.htmlhttps://www.oregonlive.com/marijuana/2017/09/state_issues_new_plant_limit_r.htmlhttps://drugpolicy.org/sites/default/files/Drug_Policy_Alliance_Status_Report_Marijuana_Legalization_in_Washington_July2015.pdf Read and discuss the articles on the following links. You must contribute at least ONE 200 word entry to each discussion in making your initial point relating to the specific topic. Hopefully a fluid discussion will emerge, but the minimum requirements are stated above. Remember—your participation in the online discussions makes … Read more

Discuss College Experience that Contributes to Alcohol Abuse

Discuss College Experience that Contributes to Alcohol Abuse Research findings indicate that alcohol consumption is particularly prevalent on college campuses. What is it about the college experience that contributes to the high rates of alcohol abuse among students? Need 500-600 words Must have intro/body/conclusion and cite references in the text (APA Style) Please only use … Read more

The Politics of Addiction – Discussion

The Politics of Addiction – Discussion Please watch The Politics of Addiction (57:23) from Films On Demand. Next post a summary. Is substance abuse a disease or is it criminal? Finally why are “street drugs” illegal and the sale and consumption of alcohol under many conditions not illegal? Please briefly explain your answers. Feel free … Read more

Supervision and Program Management in Addiction Treatment.

Supervision and Program Management in Addiction Treatment. SCENARIO 1: IMALEAVIN ADDICTION TREATMENT Use the Capella University Library to complete the following: Read Garner and Hunter’s 2014 article, “Predictors of Staff Turnover and Turnover Intentions Within Addiction Treatment Settings: Change Over Time Matters,” from Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment, volume 8, pages 63–71. Read Knudsen, Ducharme, and … Read more

Annotated Bibliography of Marijuana

Annotated Bibliography of Marijuana Below is the drug I selected and what I wrote. Marijuana Also, known as cannabis, Marijuana is a psychoactive drug that is obtained from cannabis plants and is consumed for varied reasons. Cannabis active compound called tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is responsible for the effects it causes Cannabis can be smoked, vaporized, consumed … Read more