Introduction To, Recognizing And Treating Substance Abuse

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Introduction To, Recognizing And Treating Substance Abuse

Quiz for new hires on introduction to substance abuse, and recognizing and treating substance abuse.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Taking of a drug or alcohol in damaging quantities or in quantities other than prescribed or use of an illegal drug

    • B. 

      Typified by the continued use of alcohol or other drugs in spite of negative consequences

    • C. 

      Characterized by repreated, compulsive seeking or use of a substance despite adverse social, psychological and/or physical consequences

    • D. 

      Use of any drug

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Typified by the continued use of alcohol or other drugs in spite of negative consequences

    • B. 

      Use of drugs or alcohol in a socially accepted or medically sanctioned manner to modify or control mood or state of mind

    • C. 

      Characterized by the repeated, compulsive seeking or use of a substance despite adverse social, psychological and/or physical consequences

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Irritability or anger easily

    • B. 

      Deny use or that there is a problem

    • C. 

      Violates his or her value system

    • D. 

      Hides substance use

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Paranoid thinking and fear of insanity

    • B. 

      Uses at appropriate times and places

    • C. 

      Has self-imposed rules about use

    • D. 

      Experiences blackouts, physical problems, and uses to feel normal

    • E. 

      A and D

  • 5. 
    How many persons are reported to have abused prescription drugs in 2006?
    • A. 

      400,000

    • B. 

      72,000,000

    • C. 

      1.2 million

    • D. 

      7 million

    • E. 

      5% of the US population

  • 6. 
    What drug is known by the street name "Miss Emma"?
    • A. 

      Methamphetamine

    • B. 

      MDMA

    • C. 

      Morphine

    • D. 

      Crack

    • E. 

      Hash

  • 7. 
    How is methamphetamine commonly used?
    • A. 

      Smoked

    • B. 

      Snorted

    • C. 

      Injected

    • D. 

      Swallowed

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    CBHC and industry best practices use the following as guiding principles for detoxification treatment (select best answer):
    • A. 

      B and D

    • B. 

      There is no "Wrong Door"

    • C. 

      Detox is just one part of an ongoing care plan for substance abuse treatment

    • D. 

      There are three components to detoxification: evaluation, stabilization, fostering readiness for treatment

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Withdrawal from which substance has the most potentially dangerous effects?
    • A. 

      Stimulants

    • B. 

      Alcohol

    • C. 

      Opiates

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What is Suboxone commonly used to treat?
    • A. 

      Opiate Withdrawal

    • B. 

      Alcohol Withdrawal

    • C. 

      Methadone Treatment

    • D. 

      Benzodiazapine Withdrawal

    • E. 

      None of the above