Substance
Abuse
Awareness

Objective:

To build a foundation of awareness into the issues of substance abuse and addiction. Insight into pharmacology and the cost of addiction on the individual and societal level will be provided. Relationships between behavioral and emotional control and substance use will be explored.

By exploring the relationship between behavioral/emotional control and substance use, participants will be enabled to draw logical conclusions about criminal activity and lifestyle choices. Activities are designed to allow participants to fully comprehend the devastating cost (emotional, physical and financial) substance abuse and addiction have on individuals, families and communities.

Focus

  1.  Substance Abuse: weighing the ups and downs
  2.  Pharmacology and Brain Examination
  3.  Intoxication and Emotional Control
  4.  Abstinence and Harm Reduction