This incident served as a “wake up call” for Aaliyah, and she decided to get help for her problems. However, because she is now using both amphetamines and alcohol, she is not sure what treatment program to enter.
Aaliyah would like to help other people avoid the troubles caused by drugs. She would like to give a presentation at her college to discuss her experiences and give students several prevention options, as well as ways to tell if their friends or loved ones have a drug problem.
- Identify and describe two prevention strategies.
- Explain ways of determining whether loved ones have a problem with drugs using the current DSM characteristics of substance use disorders.
- Address the effectiveness of current treatment strategies in the United States.
- Explain polypharmacology
- Address the possible treatment options and treatment difficulties for someone who is dependent on two substances.
Develop an 8–10-slide presentation (complete with speakers notes) in PowerPoint format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Be sure to include a title slide and a list of references.