SUBS 268 :: Survey of Substance Abuse Problems
Fall 2012 @Hawaii CC

CRN: 17852 (E. HI), 17853 (W. HI), 17854 (Kauai)
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Charlene Merritt
(808) 933-8626 (Ph)
(808) 933-8627 (Fax)
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Instructional Mode: ITV
Dates: 08/20/2012 - 12/10/2012
5:00pm- 7:45pm
Origination Site: HawCC
Receive Sites: West Hawaii, Kauai
Course Prerequisites: PreReq: Eng 21 or placement in Eng 102; and Eng 22 or ESL 15 or placement in Eng 100
Course Description: This course provides students with a general and basic understanding of substance use, abuse, and dependency. Students will explore the historical and societal perceptions of substance use, patterns and trends of use, and societal and legal responses to drugs and alcohol. Methods of ingestion, effects on the individual, prevention, intervention, and treatment will be identified and analyzed.
Textbooks: Uppers, Downers, and All Arounders, 7th edition (REQUIRED)
by: Inaba, Darryl S. & William E. Cohen
Publisher: CNS Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 978-0-926-544-30-7
Additional Notes: WH and Kauai students are to send assignments to instructor via e-mail or through intercampus mail.
Updated: Wednesday, June 6, 2012 14:03:08