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Social Work 240 Notes March 17 th , 2008 * Chapter 8 o Do you think that the use of marijuana should be decriminalized? Yes and No o How to help people/friends with drug problems Acknowledge that a problem exists Reduce the use or stop using the drug in question? Talk with other people Surround them with non-drug users o Discuss attitudes toward the use and abuse of drugs on this campus, and what if any programs are needed to reduce the abuse? Different situations o All states have set the minimum drinking at 21. What do you think should
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Unformatted text preview: be the minimum drinking age? Why? o Drug Abuse The regular or excessive use of a drug when, as defined by a group, the consequences Dependency The drug user develops a craving for them Tolerance Drug Addiction o History of Drug Taking Society PILGRIMS- set sail with more beer and wine than water During and after Civil War, thousands of injured soldiers become addicted to the narcotics with which they were treated At the turn of the 20 th century...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course SWK 241 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at Meredith.

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