Epidemiology of Drug and Alcohol Use
Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Participants will gain an understanding of the epidemiology of substance use disorders, the negative consequences of these disorders. Members will also obtain information on suicidal behaviors of men and women throughout the lifespan and opiod use among those on probation, pre-trial services or parole in Washington, D.C.
Session Objectives: Describe the epidemiological distribution of substance use disorders among different population groups based on race, gender, and type of substance.
Describe the role of alcohol use in suicidal behaviors among men and women across the age span.
Compare and contrast behavioral risk correlates among those who are HIV and HBV/HCV seropositive.
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Organized by: Epidemiology
Endorsed by: Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Socialist Caucus, Chiropractic Health Care
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)