Current Events Articles: Select a news article from a newspaper, magazine or internet news site that is an example of a drug or alcohol issue. Get a copy of the article. Write a summary of the article including the following: 1) Write a summary of the story that is being described or addressed. 2) What are the proposed solutions (if any) or approaches to the problem? 3) Are differing views described in the article? If so, what are those views? 4) Describe your personal or professional opinions about the issue and the article itself.
1) Movie review: there are several movies that have AOD as a theme;( 28 Days, Traffic, Clean and Sober; Blow, 21 Grams). Select one of these and write up a movie review. Write a summary of the story that is being described or addressed. Did the information in the movie relate to information we covered in class? Observe and write the symptoms of addiction, or the bio-psycho-social aspects of addiction, or the social/legal aspects of addiction that are shown in the show. What did you learn about AOD from the story? If you know of another movie not mentioned here write up a review—would you recommend this for this class?