Substance Abuse [B]

This courses introduces concepts relevant to the diagnosis and treatment of substance abuse, including the disease concept; the effect of alcohol and other drugs on the body; medical complications; the effect of substance abuse problems on the family and others; and special issues related to populations such as adolescents, individuals at risk for suicide, women, the elderly, and individuals with a dual diagnosis. Same as HSV 208. Prerequisite: PSY 110 or SOC 110


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040