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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Preventing Drug Abuse
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
Debates ways of improving existing prevention programs. Students discuss how such things as commitment of funding, supply and demand, and social attitudes affect the success of prevention programs. Distinctions are drawn between drug education and drug prevention, between primary, secondary, and tertiary levels...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Social Concerns About Drug Use
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
Focuses on the social and governmental issues. Discussion examines the social context of drug use and the role that government plays in regulating it. Topics in this lesson cover the evolution of social concerns about drug use, the resulting conflicts caused by these concerns, and the questions and issues that n...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 7, Stimulants: Cocaine and Amphetamine
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directed by John M. Tullos, fl. 2001; produced by John M. Tullos, fl. 2001, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 7 (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
Builds on previous lessons to compare and contrast the history, pharmacology, and patterns of use for stimulant drugs. The psychological effects and delivery mechanics of cocaine and amphetamine drugs are discussed. Students learn of the striking similarities between the two drugs from a user’s point of view,...
directed by John M. Tullos, fl. 2001; produced by John M. Tullos, fl. 2001, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 7 (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 16, Hallucinogens 1
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 16 (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
Introduces the pharmacology and uses of hallucinogens. The lesson discusses the use of hallucinogens in traditional tribal rituals and modern recreational practices. Students learn about hallucinogens found in nature and how they differ from developed synthetic versions. Discussion reveals the wide array of phar...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 16 (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 17, Hallucinogens 2
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 17 (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
Expands on the discussion of hallucinogens introduced in Class 16. This lesson reviews the origins and effects of several drugs, including plant-based hallucinogens (such as “magic mushrooms” and peyote), Indole hallucinogens, Catechol hallucinogens, amphetamines, designer drugs, and Anticholinergic hallucino...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 17 (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Opiates 1
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
Reviews the history of opiate use, particularly in the United States. The lesson traces the historical uses and pharmacology of such drugs as opium, morphine, codeine, heroin, and methadone. Discussion covers the medical uses of opiates (for managing pain or warding off dysentery), the popular use of opiates as...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Regulating Drug Use
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
Introduces the legal issues involved with drug use. Students get an overview of American drug laws as they apply to both legal and illegal psychoactive drugs. Students learn about the two sets of drug regulations that exist in the U.S. and examine their resulting regulatory systems, which overlap in some areas b...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Sedative-Hypnotics
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
Focuses primarily on barbiturates and benzodiazepines. Students learn how sedative-hypnotics drugs reduce CNS (Central Nervous System) activity, despite their differing chemical origins. The lesson explains how use of these drugs can progress from simple relaxation (sedation) at low doses to coma and death in hig...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts (University Park, IL: Governors State University, 2000), 1 hour
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 3, Substance Abuse Theory and Treatment
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directed by John M. Tullos, fl. 2001; produced by John M. Tullos, fl. 2001, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 3 (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
Presents a history of society’s attitudes toward drug use and its resulting methods of regulation. Students examine the process of drug regulation and review the treatment programs designed to ease the personal and social consequences of drug use and addiction. Several theories are explained, and treatment opt...
directed by John M. Tullos, fl. 2001; produced by John M. Tullos, fl. 2001, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 3 (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
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Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 18, Marijuana 1
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directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 18 (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
Introduces the social, legal, and moral arguments that surround the topic of marijuana use. Students examine a balanced debate between proponents for legalization and those in favor of criminalization - both of whom often invoke scientific research to support their claims. The history, pharmacology, and concern...
directed by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997; presented by Greg Blevins, fl. 2000; produced by Jon Mark Tullos, fl. 1997, Governors State University, in Substance Abuse: Current Concepts, Class 18 (University Park, IL: Governors State University), 1 hour
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