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Meth: The Home-Cooked Menace: How a Lethal Drug Is Devastating Our Communities and What's Being Done About It

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Methamphetamine has been around for decades, but the recent surge in clandestine “cooking labs” in homes, hotel rooms and even cars has made this toxic stimulant exceptionally affordable, accessible, and even more dangerous. With staggering facts, heartbreaking stories, and up-to-the-minute information, award-winning journalist Dirk Johnson provides a harrowing look at the personal, social, and environmental destruction caused by meth use and production.

This course is based on the book, Meth: The Home-Cooked Menace: How a Lethal Drug Is Devastating Our Communities and What’s Being Done About It created by Dirk Johnson in 0.

Publication Date:

2005 First Edition

Course Material Author

Dirk Johnson

Dirk Johnson is the Chicago bureau chief and senior writer for Newsweek. He wrote for the New York Times for sixteen years, covering many of the major national news events of the past two decades. He is a five-time winner of the New York Times Publisher’s Award.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the dangers of methamphetamine abuse. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify the ingredients of a methamphetamine recipe.

  2. Understand the harmful effects of methamphetamine on the environment.

  3. Evaluate the correlation of methamphetamine and AIDS in the gay community.

  4. Recognize the criminal battle against methamphetamine.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

5 credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

5 credit hours

CE Learning Systems is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

5 credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

5 credit hours

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