Total CE Credit Hours: 2
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102400
About the Course:
The concurrent or sequential usage of multiple substances during adolescence is a serious public health problem. These articles look at how marijuana use interacts with other substance use in social circles and how cannabis use impacts mental health diagnosis in adolescents. Pot use was found to impact the use of tobacco and alcohol and regular marijuana use was related to increased mental health diagnosis.
This course is based on the article, Marijuana Use Is Associated with Behavioral Approach and Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents and Emerging Adults created by Natasha E. Wright, et al in 2016 and the article The interdependence of cigarette, alcohol, and marijuana use in the context of school-based social networks created by Cheng Wang, et al in 2018.
PLOS ONE 11/11/2016 and 7/20/2018
Course Material Authors
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers who are dealing with adolescents and substance abuse, researchers. This course is appropriate for intermediate and above levels of knowledge. This course content is at the intermediate level.
Discuss the prevalence of marijuana, tobacco and alcohol use in teens and young adults.
Explain how substance use spreads among peer networks, and the risk to health it poses.
Identify the effects marijuana use has on brain structure and how those changes relate to depression and anxiety.
The interdependence of cigarette, alcohol, and marijuana use in the context of school-based social networks
References begin on page 20.
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