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Pharmacology

This course will cover the type of drugs used to defend against mental illness.  We will also discuss street drugs, names and their consequences to the addicted person and family.  Students will also learn how medication has progressed through the years and how it is used today and in the future.  We will focus on how medication compliments the treatment of the addict.

This course will answer the following questions:

  • Who controls what drugs are dispensed?
  • Is mental illness a myth?
  • What does it mean to truly overdose?
  • What are the different drug classifications?
  • What are the different types of controlled substances?

Duration: 20 hours, 6 classes

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The Academy for Addiction Professionals is a leading addiction professional training center and an approved education provider for both the Florida Certification Board (FCB) and NAADAC. We offer interactive in-class (South Florida Location) and online training courses for the Certified Addiction Professional (CAP), Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC), Certified Behavioral Health Technician (CBHT) and Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) levels of certification as well as Continuing Education and Professional Development programs.