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2021-2022 UMA Catalog 
    
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HUS 125 - Introduction to Substance Use Disorder

3 CR

This introductory course in social services is designed with an overview of the substance use disorders. The course will explore the substance use disorder continuum of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. Areas of focus include are use of drugs historically, routes of drug administration, absorption, craving, intoxication, abuse, tolerance, dependence, and withdrawal. The course is designed to include classifications of substance consistent with the DSM and looks at the holistic impact of substance use disorder on individuals, families, and communities. The course will include the treatment and support of people with co-occurring conditions, primarily the co-occurrence of addiction and psychiatric disability.



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