Jan 8-9, 2018 | Horton, KS | Classroom
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, substance abuse is increasing in America. In a 2012 survey, approximately 23.9 million Americans reported using an illicit drug or abusing a prescription medication in the past month. Join us to learn how to combat this growing community concern! During the training, you will learn how to recognize signs and symptoms of stimulants, hallucinogens, opiates, marijuana, alcohol, depressants, inhalants, dissociative anesthetics, and various drug combinations. Current drug trends and the legal considerations related to drug investigations are examined.
Training is hosted by the **Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas**. Community Drug Awareness Presentation will also take place in the evening January 8. View more details in Pre/Post Tab and on [FLYER](http://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/Portals/2/Resources/RS00005894.pdf) Besides law enforcement, social services, and court system personnel, professionals affiliated with tribal justice systems would also benefit from this course including Tribal probation, Tribal Leaders, and any professional who needs to be remain current on the most abused drugs in Indian Country.
Upon completion of this training you will be able to: * Explain drug abuse and recognition systems * Identify signs and symptoms of an individual under the influence * Examine the impact of various drug combinations, to explain the physiology of drug abuse * Identify current drug trends, to examine legal considerations related to drug investigations
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**Community Drug Abuse Awareness Presentation** January 8 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Golden Eagle Casino [FLYER](http://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/Portals/2/Resources/RS00005894.pdf) Are you a community member interested in learning more about drug identification? During this FREE community awareness presentation, you will learn about opiates and methamphetamine, two emerging drug trends. Over the past few years, these drugs have gained in popularity and have negatively impacted our community. Please don’t miss this opportunity to become more informed about this growing community concern! Registration is not required.