1)What does prescription drug abuse mean?
2)In what ways are prescription drugs different from illegal drugs? In what way are they similar?
3) How do people acquire prescription drugs for abuse?
4) How should we balance the legitimate needs of sick or injured people with the prevention of abuse?
5) What other prescription drugs are abused?
Read the article about Ritalin abuse among college students
Be prepared to discuss: • reasons for Ritalin abuse• consequences of Ritalin abuse• Is abusing Ritalin different than
abusing other drugs, such as cocaine? Why or why not?
• What were our objectives, and what did we learn?
• What was our learner profile trait and how did we demonstrate it?
• How does what we did today tie to our unit question?
What are your thoughts on the best way to balance the legitimate needs of people for prescription medications with the potential for abuse?
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