Discuss the historical trends and current conceptions of the cause and treatment of substance abuse.

Substance Abuse and Community

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read chapters 26 and 27 of the class textbook and review the attached PowerPoint presentations. Once done answer the following questions.

  1. Discuss the historical trends and current conceptions of the cause and treatment of substance abuse.
  2. Identify and discuss the issues related to substance abuse in various populations encountered in the community health nursing practice.
  3. Describe and discuss the concepts of interpersonal and community violence.
  4. Describe and discuss the role of the nurse in primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of violence.

As stated in the syllabus present your assignment in an APA format word document, Arial 12 font attached to the forum in the discussion tab of the blackboard titled “Week 6 discussion questions” and the SafeAssign exercise in the assignment tab of the blackboard. If you don’t post your assignment in any of the required forums you will not get the points. A minimum of 2 evidence-based references besides the class textbook no older than 5 years must be used. You must post two replies to any of your peers sustained with the proper references no older than 5 years as well and make sure the references are properly quoted in your assignment. A minimum of 700 words is required.

 

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The point in which an individual uses potentially addictive substances such as the alcohol and narcotics that have the psychoactive effect of altering the normal functioning of the brain is known as substance abuse. Substance abuse has various historical trends, especially for use in recreational and medicinal purposes. As Crocq points out, human taste for addictive psychoactive substances is attested to earliest human records, even depicting a cultural relationship where these substances have been used for religious ceremonies, medicinal purposes, and in the socially approved way for recreation (2014). However, it is logical that the best driver for substance abuse is its social acceptance for recreational use. For instance, Americans have consumed………………..

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