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Lesson 2 – Theories and Terms



In this lesson we will explore the theoretical models of problematic substance use, identify current terminology used in the field and explore how different substances affect the brain.

To begin, read the following article on stigma in the care of problematic substance use:

The need for compassion


Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the Theoretical Models of Problematic Substance Use
  2. Identify current terminology in the Substance Use field
  3. Explore how different substances affect the brain


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