Addiction: International Scourge of Substance Abuse

GENINT 741.358
Osher (50+). This course explores the substances people abuse, the path to addiction, familial and personal consequences, and the impact on society.
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Classroom
Starting at $100.00
As few as 4 weeks
0.0 Credits

About this course:

The problem of addiction has been with mankind for millennium. The need to find solace or ecstasy from chemicals is a quick and dangerous decision made by millions. From alcoholism in Russia to the opioid/heroin crisis in the United States, people look for the quick fix that ruins lives and bankrupts economies. This course explores the substances people abuse, the path to addiction, familial and personal consequences, and the impact on society. Relapse and the role of physicians and drug companies in this crisis are addressed. Videos and a guest speaker are presented to bring to life the real stories of addiction and recovery.

Spring 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Wednesday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Instructor: John Snibbe
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Fee:
$100.00
24 days left. Enroll by May 15, 2019
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Notes
Plus members pay only $30 for this course. Visitors not permitted.

You must be a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UCLA to enroll in this course. To become a member, proceed with enrolling in an OLLI course and you will be prompted to purchase a membership during checkout. For more information about OLLI, visit the Osher website.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after May 23, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121C
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121C
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114

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