Contact Hours: 2

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes


  • Basic concepts of social, political, economic, and cultural systems and their impact on drug-taking activity.
  • The history of licit (alcohol, smoking) and illicit drug (opiates, cocaine, marijuana) use and addictive behaviors.
  • Statistical information regarding the incidence and prevalence of substance use and mental health disorders (anxiety, depression, PTSD, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, Adult ADHD, FASD) in the general population and major demographic groups