Community Nurses in Addict Rehabilitation and Prevention of Substance Abuse

There is an increasing awareness of the need for prevention of substance abuse related problems. The psychiatric nurse is especially equipped to strengthen the bonds among citizens and parents, health agencies and schools, law enforcement and hospitals to assist the community in the design and implementation of its own prevention program. The nurse is able to facilitate the community's own vested interests in a manner congruent with its needs. The nature and scope of nursing practice have traditionally included responses to health-conducive behavior. Community nurses emphasize self-determination and choice in health issues; therefore, substance abuse prevention efforts are likely to be incorporated by the community. The nurse provides the knowledge of addiction and assists the community in its health maintenance by using addiction theory, interpersonal counselling, research competencies and skills

  • The Ethics of Statutory Coercion in the Treatment of Chemical Substance Abuse/Dependence (addiction)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation and Job Accommodations for Individuals with Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Epidemiological Trends in Addiction
  • The Fine Line between Recreation and Dependance
  • Imortance of Counselling and Support Groups
  • Role of Non-profit Organizations in Prevention of Dissease Spread among IV Abusers

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