Theories of Substance Misuse And The Language of Addiction

Presented April 6, 2021

In this session, Devie Phipps, RN, MA, CORP Community Health Educator, will discuss some approaches on why people become dependent upon and misuse substances. In this session, participants will learn about theories and models of addiction.

01:18 - Code of Conduct

01:50 - Why are we here

03:43 - The Language of Addiction/Common Terms

06:06 - What is addiction/Signs and Symptoms

08:31 - Words Matter

11:50 - Short Video: What are Opioids

16:25 - Why am I Addicted

17:17 - Theories of Addiction