This course is designed to introduce the many-sided problems of drugs in our society including the psychological, sociological, and physiological effects of drug use and abuse. This course encourages students to explore their own decisions on use or abstinence and teaches assertiveness skills to protect and defend this choice with others. Personal motivations and behaviors are identified. The intent of the course is to provide facts, attitudes, and opinions necessary to understand what drugs do, how they do it, who uses them, and why. Also, modes of treatment as well as legal and ethical issues in drug abuse are discussed. Students will also learn how to access online Web resources.
Textbook information will be provided upon seat approval.
Carl Sandburg College: 2400 Tom L Wilson Blvd Galesburg, IL 61401 Phone: 3093415205