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.
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 * 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
You may schedule Drug Abuse Detection training (4 hours) in conjunction with this training. Learn more about Drug Abuse Detection [here](http://ncjtc.fvtc.edu/training/details/TR00004095/drug-abuse-detection).