|Topic 1 DQ 2
What are some of the social problems you have observed in your local community due to substance use related issues? What programs or resources are available?
|Topic 1 DQ 1
There have been many legislative attempts at controlling the use of illicit drugs (whether prescription-type or otherwise). Why, or why not, have these attempts been effective? In your response, consider the root causes of illicit drug use.
|Topic 2 DQ 2
Describe the so-called “brain reward pathway” and explain its importance to understanding the effects of drug seeking behavior. Provide an example to support your description.
|Topic 2 DQ 1
View the 1980s public service announcement “This is Your Brain on Drugs”. Explain why you feel this advertising campaign was or was not effective.