Substance Abuse and Dependency


(NQF Level 2 – US 244609)

This course was designed to create and enhance learners' awareness of the effects of substance abuse and addiction, as well as information about how and where help can be obtained.

The qualifying learner is capable of:

  • Describing substance abuse and the processes leading towards addiction.
  • Identifying the most frequently abused substances and their short-term effects.
  • Describing the long-term effects of substance abuse on the individual and others.
  • Explaining how to access support structures in the community.
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The course consists of the following lessons:

  • Lesson 1 – What is Substance Abuse?
  • Lesson 2 – How Does It Happen?
  • Lesson 3 – Short Term Effects
  • Lesson 4 – Long Term Effects
  • Lesson 5 – Getting Help

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