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BAS Degree in Addiction Studies: Is It Right for You?
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BAS Degree in Addiction Studies: Is It Right for You?

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, drug overdose deaths exceeded 100,000 in the 12 months beginning in April 2020. While the drug of choice for Americans has shifted many times over the decades, Americans will continue to need addiction help. If you want to help, you’ll need the knowledge and credentials. InterCoast Colleges...

6 Reasons You May Want to Get an Addiction Studies Degree
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6 Reasons You May Want to Get an Addiction Studies Degree

Twenty-one million people globally find themselves struggling with addiction. As the crisis continues to grow, we must have working professionals to provide the services they need to get their lives back on track. An addiction studies degree can help you take your passion for helping people and make a difference in someone’s life. It’s hard...

What Does a Drug and Alcohol Counselor Do? A Complete Guide
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What Does a Drug and Alcohol Counselor Do? A Complete Guide

Drug and alcohol addiction is a pervasive problem in the United States. According to a recent national survey, nearly 20% of teens and adults struggle with a substance abuse disorder. Alcohol is the leading source of addiction (74%), while illicit drugs account for 38% of reported instances of addiction.  Many of those people can successfully...

BAS Addiction Studies Program Overview
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BAS Addiction Studies Program Overview

Nearly 21 million Americans struggle with addiction. Compassionate, skilled counselors in the alcohol and drug treatment field are needed. Working with people suffering from addiction can be challenging but also deeply rewarding. Are you considering a career in addiction studies? Or do you already have your CADC-1 and want to take your substance use disorder...

InterCoast Colleges Involved In The Community
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InterCoast Colleges Involved In The Community

For more than 35 years, InterCoast College has worked to educate the community of West Covina. Part of our mission is to reduce addiction in the community by helping individual addicts and working to change the conditions that lead people to become addicted. As you watch this presentation, you’ll hear about InterCoast’s mission in the...

National Recovery Month – Together We Are Stronger
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National Recovery Month – Together We Are Stronger

Every year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) celebrates Recovery Month. September 2019 is the 30th annual Recovery Month, and this year’s theme is Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger. This year’s theme is about recognizing the way mental health and substance abuse disorders touch all our lives, promoting...