Skip to main content

Marijuana Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Twin Study Links Marijuana Abuse, Suicide, and Depression; Article 2: NIDA Intensifies Focus on Marijuana Abuse; Article 3: Marijuana-Related Disorders, But Not Prevalence of Use, Rise Over Past Decade

To help ensure your CEs are relevant to your practice, we regularly retire courses that are no longer current. This course has been retired. It is no longer available.

We add new courses all the time. Try these categories:

About the Course:

This course is based on three NIDA Notes articles. NIDA Notes is a large collection of brief, relevant articles focusing on current drug abuse treatment evidence.

All three articles are contained in one PDF.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Marijuana Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes): Article 1: Twin Study Links Marijuana Abuse, Suicide, and Depression; Article 2: NIDA Intensifies Focus on Marijuana Abuse; Article 3: Marijuana-Related Disorders, But Not Prevalence of Use, Rise Over Past Decade created by Nora D. Volkow and Patrick Zickler

Journal/Publisher:

NIDA

Publication Date:

August 2005 and May 2005

Course Material Authors

Nora D. Volkow

Nora D. Volkow, M.D., is the director of NIDA.

Patrick Zickler

Patrick Zickler is a NIDA Notes staff writer.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, 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 how twin study links marijuana abuse, suicide, and depression; how NIDA has intensified their focus on marijuana abuse, and how marijuana-related disorders, but not prevalence of use, have risen over the past decade. It is appropriate for introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify how the twin study links marijuana abuse, suicide, and depression.

  2. Explain how NIDA has intensified their focus on marijuana abuse.

  3. Describe how marijuana-related disorders, but not prevalence of use, have risen over the past decade.

Use our CE Approvals tool to look up your state requirements and how Addiction Counselor CE can help you meet them, or log in to your member account to show approvals relevant to your licensure.

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

1 CE credit hour

More Info

American Psychological Association (APA)

1 CE credit hour

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.

More Info

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

1 CE credit hour

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.

More Info

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

1 CPD hour

More Info

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

0.5 CE credit hours

CE Learning Systems, service provider of Addiction Counselor CE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5951. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

More Info

Marijuana Research: Collection II (NIDA Notes)

Article 1: Twin Study Links Marijuana Abuse, Suicide, and Depression
Article 2: NIDA Intensifies Focus on Marijuana Abuse
Article 3: Marijuana-Related Disorders, But Not Prevalence of Use, Rise Over Past Decade

Exam Questions

All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of Addiction Counselor CE.

Membership is free, and you can sign up today! You'll only pay when you're ready to purchase a course.

If you're already a member, please log in to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.

Unavailable

Categorized in:

Course Number 101648
  • 1 credit hour
  • NBCC: 0.5 ce credit hours

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.38 out of 5
42 members have taken this course

FAQs

  • Is this course approved for my continuing education requirements?

    Yes, most likely. Look Up Your State Board for more detailed information. Logged-in site members will see the relevant approval information displayed in the Approvals tab for every course.

  • Do you have special accommodations for my disability (ADA)?

    Please contact us! We would be happy to accommodate your needs right away, and your input will help us make Addiction Counselor CE more accessible for future users too.

  • How do I enroll in this course?

    Use the Enroll In This Course button and just follow the instructions! You don't pay anything until you're ready to take an exam.

  • What do I have to do to complete the course?

    To complete the course, review the course objectives, then review the material, and then pass the exam with a score of 75% or greater and lastly complete an evaluation.

  • How do I access the materials?

    Most of our courses are based on online articles available for free to the public. Some courses, such as those based on books, require that you purchase the material. Use the Course Materials tab above for more info. You don't need to enroll in the course to access materials, whether free or paid. So you always know what you're getting into before you commit to taking the course.

  • How do I get my certificate?

    Your certificate will be available to download or email immediately when you pass the course exam and complete the evaluation.

  • Can I contact you for more help?

    Yes! Use the Help widget at the bottom-right of the screen anywhere on Addiction Counselor CE to search our help docs, or to ask our support team for help.

Try a free CE course.

Get started by trying a free course of your choice. No payment info required!

Sign Up Free
Abstract image of people, a PC and books