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Course Description:

This course offers the opportunity to learn the basics of addiction. In this course, we will cover a brief history of substance misuse, stigmas throughout society, physical and emotional responses to addiction and how to get help in your community. No prior healthcare certifications or licensures required to enroll in this course.

Registration Information and Student Handbook – Substance Abuse Education

Enrollment requirements:

1. Must be 18 years old.

2. ID required:

a. Current Driver’s License or government-issued picture ID.

3. Registration form completed during appointment.

4. A statement will be signed at registration to confirm that the student received and had an opportunity to review Student Handbook.

5. Course fees are due at the time of registration.

Course schedule:

View Substance Abuse Education Course Schedule

View Allied Health Registration Information

Contact Us

Blue Ridge Community College
Allied Health Program Office and Registration:

Heather Stewart
Chair of Allied Health Programs
(828) 694-1761

Sheila Merrill
Allied Health Program Specialist and Registration
(828) 694-1748

Technical Standards

Students enrolling in these programs must meet specific emotional, behavioral, physical, and cognitive standards. This information is found in Technical Standards. Students qualifying for special accommodations to these standards must contact Disability Services at (828) 694-1813 for more information.