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762.Th Current Trends in Street Drugs

The line of distinction between what prescription drugs and street drugs are has been forever altered.Prescription medications have become the fastest growing classification of drugs being sold illicitly. There are a wide range of new street drugs being made available to users that are more potent and more dangerous than any seen in past history. This course utilizes lecture, films, case vignettes, and visual depictions of each drug discussed to assist the participants in identifying and understanding the substances being used in the "new drug culture".
•Explore the variety of prescription medications that are abused and how they are being used;
•Identify the new street drugs and their effects upon the user; and
•Discuss how these new trends will affect the treatment of addiction in the future.

Starts: Jun. 7, 2018 12:00 am
Ends: Jun. 7, 2018 12:00 am
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June 7, 2018
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