This course is an overview of addiction including potential causes and personal/social consequences. Addiction is examined from a number of perspectives. Topics include: alcohol, heroin, cocaine, food, sex, relationships and work. Included is an examination of current state and federal legislation related to specific addictions. Course content includes a variety of treatment modalities utilized in ad¬dressing the symptomatology of addiction. This course cannot be substituted for any of the required courses in the Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Counseling Program (DARC).