Understanding Substance Misuse and Addiction

This course explores the reasons why individuals misuse substances

During the course you will:

  • Examine the physiology of addiction and its effects on individuals and society.
  • Look at a range of different illegal substances, their effects and risks to the user.
  • Briefly look at the legal system regarding substances, their classification and penalties for possession and supply.
  • Look at the wide range of support services available to individuals with a substance misuse problem.

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