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HLTH 405. Drugs in Society

Credits: 3
Department: Health and Physical Education
Description: Health effects of drug use, abuse and dependency. Psychological, physiological and sociological effects of drugs. Policies, laws, prevention programs and community resources.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF
Permissions: Permission of instructor

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Research drug abuse prevention programs and resources of various governmental, private, and voluntary agencies.
2. Describe the immediate and long-term physiological and psychological effects of controlled substance use, misuse, and abuse.
3. Determine specific actions that can be taken by individuals, communities, and schools to reduce, prevent, and treat the abuse of substances.

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