JS-US011 Joint Staff Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention - (1 hr)

Substance abuse is a serious public health problem that affects almost every community and family in some way. Each year substance abuse results in around 40 million serious illnesses or injuries among people in the United States. Abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drugs is costly to our nation, exacting over 600 billion dollars annually in costs related to crime, lost work productivity, and health care. In this course, you will look closer at a range of drugs and drug abuse that is affecting people in this country.