DRUGS OF ABUSE: CURRENT TRENDS

By understanding current trends of the streets you can better understand how to serve your clients.

This presentation will educate the participant on the latest trends in substance abuse. National and state-level statistics will be provided as well as personal and anecdotal information to assist in understanding these trends.

Educational Objectives

Objectives

After completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • State the evolution of drugs of abuse from street drugs to prescription drugs.
  • State 3 current drug overdose trends.
  • Apply 2 prevention strategies to lessen the impact of street drug use and prescription drug overuse and abuse.

2.5 CE’s for:

  • CHES (Certified Health Education Specialists)
  • CPH (Certified Public Health)
  • DMH (PLACE)
  • MAAP (Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals)
  • NBCC/LPC (National Board of Certified Counselors)
  • SW (Social Work)

Cost

$25

Presenter

John Harless, Lieutenant, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Department of Public Safety, Pharmaceutical Diversion Unit

Location

Virtual

Date

Mar. 8, 2022

Time

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost

$25

Presenter

John Harless, Lieutenant, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, Department of Public Safety, Pharmaceutical Diversion Unit

Location

Virtual