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From Chocolate to Morphine: Everything You Need to Know About Mind-Altering Drugs

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From Chocolate to Morphine is the definitive guide to drugs and drug use from one of America’s most respected and best-known doctors. This enormously popular book—the best and most authoritative resource for unbiased information about how drugs affect the mind and body—covers a wide range of available substances from coffee to marijuana, antihistamines to psychedelics, steroids to smart drugs, and discusses probable effects, precautions, and alternatives. Now expanded and updated to cover such drugs as Oxycontin, Ecstasy, Prozac, and ephedra and to address numerous ongoing issues, including the war on drugs, marijuana for therapeutic use, the overuse of drugs for children diagnosed with ADHD, and more, From Chocolate to Morphine is an invaluable resource.

This course is based on the book, From Chocolate to Morphine: Everything You Need to Know About Mind-Altering Drugs created by Andrew Weil, M.D. and Winifred Rosen

Journal/Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Publication Date:

2004 Revised and Updated

Course Material Authors

Andrew Weil, M.D.

Andrew Weil, M.D. has degrees in biology and medicine from Harvard University. He is clinical professor of medicine and director of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Winifred Rosen

Winifred Rosen is a freelance writer.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about drugs and drug use. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Explain why people use drugs.

  2. Describe a user’s relationship with drugs.

  3. Differentiate between the different types of drugs.

  4. List alternatives to taking drugs.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

9 CE credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

9 CE credit hours

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

9 CE credit hours

This course has been approved by CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #107243, CE Learning Systems is responsible for all aspects of their programming.

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

9 CPD hours

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Course Number 100993
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