Drug Abuse and Addictions Counseling


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John consumes alcohol. He is seen as having less cognitive capacity available to process all on-going information.

What is John's present level of using alcohol?

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1. Jimmy has abused marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, and meth, but most of the time he uses marijuana. He is NOT given a diagnosis of polysubstance abuse. Why?

2. Select the set that contains only opiates.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can be used to assess your knowledge of substance abuse and methods for treating it. Topics you will need to know to pass the quiz include substance dependence and substance use.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your understanding of:

  • Difficulty functioning without withdrawals
  • Polysubstance Abuse
  • Categories for psychoactive substances
  • Substances that result in cognitive impairment
  • Treatment options

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding drug abuse
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about signs of abuse
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding psychoactive substances and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about substance abuse, review the accompanying lesson called Drug Abuse and Addictions Counseling. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify symptoms of withdrawal
  • Define polysubstance abuse
  • Learn consequences of using opiates
  • Determine traits of hallucinogens
  • Compare and contrast different treatments available