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Unit 6: Discussion 2
Some people believe
that if we could just control these three categories of substances, there would
be no more crime and as a nation the medical costs and cost of living in
general would decrease. As you answer these questions, don't just think
about this on the grandiose scale, but rather think about what each of us can
do. There are two discussion threads.
You are required to
post your initial answers by midnight Wednesday; your comments on
the postings of your classmates are due on Sunday at midnight. Please be
sure that your comments to peers are substantive; do not simply write "I
disagree"; if you disagree, go on to explain your comment and add your own
insights. All initial and follow-up responses require research and appropriate
citations. You should have a minimum of two postings (one initial and one/more
follow-up response/s) for each thread.
The following rubric
will be used to score your discussion postings:
minimal response given with no elaboration OR failed to complete follow-up
response and follow-up posting; all were clear and relevant, but needed more
responses were elaborated, clear, and detailed; complete responses and
A significant number
of people today are what is called "social drinkers." Discuss
why this might be more prevalent in young adults in higher education and just
beginning their careers. Describe at least three characteristics that make the
social drinking different from alcoholism.
The ultimate goal
of addiction treatment is to enable an individual to achieve
lasting abstinence, but the immediate goals are to reduce the abuse, improve
the patient's ability to function, and minimize the medical and social
complications of drug abuse and addiction. There are many different types of
treatment approaches and components for treatment of addiction that have been
developed and tested for efficacy through research supported by the National
Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Some examples include:
Individualized Drug Counseling
Motivational Enhancement Therapy
Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) for Adolescents
Biophysical Addiction Treatment
Select one method of treatment, describe how it
works and explain why you think it would be successful.
Be sure you provide complete citations for your sources and if you use direct quotes, use them sparingly and be sure to use quotation marks. Don't forget to correctly cite any source you use. In order to avoid plagiarism, be sure to run your response through the Plagiarism Checker BEFORE posting!