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Toronto, ON, M1K 5E9

Psychopharmacology for Addiction Treatment

Course Code ADDN-201
Course Name Psychopharmacology for Addiction Treatment
Category Health Professionals
Description This course will assist the student in gaining an overview of the pharmacology of psychoactive drugs and the effects of psychiatric medications and substance use on the brain and body. The structure and function of the central nervous system will be examined, with a focus on effects and side effects of various psychoactive drugs. The student will examine therapeutic drug classifications and explore the needs of clients who are taking prescribed medications and also have substance use problems. The course covers the most common interactions between psychiatric medications and substances of abuse.

This course has been approved for study credit by the Canadian Addiction Counsellors
Certification Federation (CACCF).

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Alternatively, Contact Enrollment Services at 416-289-5300

Notes For more information, please contact:
Contact Telephone 416-289-5207
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Section Cost Semester Start Date End Date Meeting Times Campus
821 $444.17 Winter 2024 2024-01-15 2024-03-01
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Distance Online
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M - Monday T - Tuesday W - Wednesday R - Thursday F - Friday S - Saturday U - Sunday
TBA - To Be Announced