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Methamphetamine

About the Course:

This course examines methamphetamine use. It includes: what methamphetamine is, scope of use in the US, how it is misused, how methamphetamine is manufactured, how it is different from other stimulants such as cocaine, what the immediate short-term effects of misuse are, what the long-term effects of misuse are, the risks of methamphetamine misuse during pregnancy, misuse of methamphetamine and risk for contracting HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B and C, effective treatments for misuse, and treatments that are under development for methamphetamine use and addiction.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Methamphetamine created by National Institute of Drug Abuse in 2019.

Publication Date:

2019

Course Material Author

National Institute of Drug Abuse

Course Creator

Sandi Cardaman

Sandi Cardaman has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for more than 15 years. She has worked with eating disorders, domestic violence and clients who are working with the dependency system.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the highly addictive qualities and societal consequences of methamphetamine misuse.

  2. Identify the effects of methamphetamine while using, and those that persist after abstinence.

  3. Summarize the treatments available.

Course Material

References begin on page 19.

Course Material

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Course Number 102688
1 credit hour
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  • Reading-Based Online
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