Review the Learning Resources and reflect on societal perceptions of both mental health and substance abuse.

By Day 3

Post a response to the following:


To what degree does the perception of substance use as a crime versus an illness affect policy designed to reduce substance use?

To what degree do perceptions of mental health and substance abuse affect treatment services?

How do perceptions of vulnerable and disenfranchised populations affect the choice to treat or incarcerate individual with mental health or substance use issues?