Prescription Addiction – Stimulants and Depressants

Prescription Addiction – Stimulants and Depressants

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention
Prescription Addiction – Stimulants and Depressants

Prescription Addiction - Stimulants and Depressants is a reality-driven course designed to help address student abuse of prescription stimulants ("study drugs" such as Adderall, Ritalin, and Vyvanse) and/or users and abusers of prescription depressants (such as Xanax, Ambien, and Valium.) Featuring personal insights from numerous former users and abusers of these drugs, the dangerous reality of abuse is presented, along with key advice for avoiding or dealing with addiction to and/or abuse of these substances. (Featuring Not Anymore content)

Course Authors
Steve Pearlman, PhD
With more than 25 years in higher education, Steven J. Pearlman, PhD, holds specialized experience and knowledge in learning theory, online learning research, and sociocultural topics, such as sexual assault prevention and alcohol and drug abuse. He’s conceptualized and authored numerous Not Anymore programs and served as a consultant for the U.S. Army’s initiatives to curtail sexual violence.
TARGET AUDIENCE
Students
DURATION
40 minutes
LANGUAGES
English

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