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Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States-Results from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health

About the Course:

This course examines the substance use and mental health indications in the US in 2019. It includes: Alcohol, tobacco and Kratom use in the past month, illicit drug use in the past year of the following drugs: marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, hallucinogen, inhalant, misuse of psychotherapeutic drugs, stimulant misuse, tranquilizer or sedative misuse, benzodiazepine misuse, pain reliever misuse, and opioid misuse, as well as initiation, and SUD in the past year of the same substances. It covers perceived risk of all age groups, major depressive episode in the past year, any mental illness in the past year, SMI in the past year, co-occurring MDE and SUD, co-occurring mental health issues and SUD, substance use in adults by mental illness status, suicidal thoughts and behavior among adults, substance use treatment in the past year, mental health service use in the past year, receipt of services for co-occurring substance use disorder and mental health issues, and perceived recovery. The course is statistic intensive.

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This course is based on the article, Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States-Results from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health created by SAMHSA in 2020.

Publication Date:

2020 Sep 2020

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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 need to understand the statistics of SUD and Co-occurring disorders among different age groups.

  2. Identify those most likely and least likely to receive treatment.

  3. Summarize trends in use, misuse, perceived need for treatment and barriers to treatment.

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Course Number 102998
8 credit hours
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