The incidence of substance abuse, particularly opiods drug abuse is steadily rising in Mauritius.
(a) What do you understand by opiods drug abuse and state how does it affect the body systems?
(b) What are the basic strategies used in rehabilitation and counselling programmes for opiate-dependent persons in Mauritius?
How would you define alcoholism? What are the health and social effects of long-term alcohol use? Identify and elaborate on any two perspectives in the management of alcoholism.
“Smoking is hazardous to health”. Justify this statement by referring to cardiovascular diseases, cancer and respiratory diseases. As a counsellor what techniques would you use to promote smoking cessation?
prepare notes on:
(a) Marijuana and Cannabis compounds
(c) Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)