Addiction and Substance Abuse II
Genetics, health care, and other socio-economic determinants of health, such as education, employment, income, and social safety net, cause good health. Surprisingly, genetics is accounted only for 15% and health care for 25% in this equation. During this course you will have an opportunity to learn about socio-economic determinants and their effects on one’s physical and mental health, as well as study examples of adverse health effects—some of which are addiction and substance abuse. This comprehensive one-day course is designed for professionals in the human services field and those interested in addiction studies.
LEARNING OBJECTIVE / GOALS:
• Improve your knowledge on mental health, addictions and socio-economic determinants of health
• Learn about adverse health effects caused by socio-economic determinants of health, as well as learn where addiction and substance abuse are on the adverse health effects spectrum