Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

A program that prepares individuals to help prevent substance abuse, counsel individuals and families with drug and alcohol problems, and perform intervention and therapeutic services for persons suffering from addiction. Includes instruction in individual and group counseling skills, psychology of addiction, sociology, crisis intervention, substance abuse identification methodologies, substance abuse treatment modalities, substance abuse prevention and treatment resources, pharmacology and behavioral aspects of abused substances, treatment evaluation, patient observation and education, group dynamics, professional standards and ethics, and applicable law and regulations.

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Colleges

“…It's great! Take a bike though cause they seem useful. Have fun.” – Edwin from Cape Coral, FL

“…A beautiful campus with dedicated teachers and students. Everyone is very passionate about their field, very friendly, and respectful of surroundings.We like to have fun but are serious about our life goals.” – Katelyn from Fort Collins, CO

“…liberty is an absolutely fantastic school due to its involved staff, passionate students, and overall christian experience. as a christian school it carries certain stigmas, but i have found that despite the rules that are just there to protect us,...” – Jacquelyn from Crozet, VA

“…University of Cincinnati is a big school that offers a copious amount of sports and organizations. The professors are kind, open and willing to help. The main campus offers beautiful scenery, modern to historic architecture, and various stores...” – Naira from Mason, OH

“…This university offers great city living where museums, concerts and sports events are only a stones throw away. The opportunity offered to students to work 6 months inbetween academics is also appealing both in terms of seeing if your chosen major...” – Sean from Quakertown, PA

“…East Carolina is a very great school where they care about their students education and well being. There are unlimited options for education fields . If you ever need help there is always someone at your service.” – Jasmine from Garner, NC

“…virginia commonwealth university is a terrific school.i don't recommend this school to someone who isn't use to a big city. also if you don't like big classrooms with 150 plus students, i don't recommend it.” – Christa from Lynchburg, VA

“…The U of M has exceptional opportunities for those undergraduates who want to pursue research. The campus has a very diverse population with students coming from all over the world. The classes are difficult, but numerous sources of help are...” – Staci from MN

Rider University
Lawrenceville, NJ

“…I simply just love attending Rider University. From the amazing people, to the fun events and the great professors, choosing Rider was the best decision I made. ” – Diana from South River, NJ

“…St. Cloud State has made me into a striving person! It is a great environment, friendly people, and fun filled activities! You will have the best college life here!” – Kabao from Minneapolis, MN

“…Tiffin is an wonderful University. It has family atmosphere and it a great University to attend. Tiffin has a wonderfu criminal justice program.” – JOHN from FLOWERY BRANCH, GA

“…Rhode Island College is a college which offers a wide-variety of majors. The campuses are very easy to navigate around. The OASIS Department is very helpful in picking your classes.” – Joshua from Smithfield, RI

“…Palm Beach Atlantic is a Christian Liberal Arts university that focuses in the student's writings and critical thinking. I really like this about PBA because it helps develop our ideas and opinions and not only develops them, but it also helps the...” – Francis from West Palm Beach, FL

“…1. Fresno City College is a beautiful, old fashioned campus, with a diverse student population, located right in the heart of Fresno's historic Tower District. 2. Teachers are involved and invested in the success of their students, and in my...” – Elise from Fresno, CA

“…Brockport is a small-town community for the entire world. From our international studies program, to our residential life, to our classroom, Brockport provided me with a taste of everything that I wanted in the world. Come to Brockport if you want a...” – Brianna from North Tonawanda, NY

“…College of Dupage has changed alot and has become a very beautiful school to attend. It has added alot of new building to help each major get a better education experience. The school has expanded alot and allows personal rooms of education so...” – Thomas from Justice, IL

“…springfield college is an amazing school with a beautiful campus. the professors are wonderful and very helpful. i would definitely rank this school at the top!” – Chris

“…It is a great college to complete your General educationa and transfer from or earn an A.A. certificate. ” – Liset from Bellflower, CA

“…sac is offering so much more than what they first did when i attened in 2003. i love the fact that everything is spread out and doesnt seem so cluttered, and no one has to walk shoulder to shoulder like some colleges. also very clean!!!!” – Pearl from San Antonio, TX

“…i love the campus at usd. the environment is small and comfortable. i've had nothing but great professors and my horizons have been widened.” – Leslie from Vermillion, SD

“…The campus is absolutely gorgeous, perfect for those from a small town or a big town wanting to size down. If anyone is struggling in anyway the professors are always willing to help, but only if you ask. ” – Brittany from Vilonia, AR

“…The University of Central Oklahoma is a wonderful school for people who admire the family-like atmosphere. Everyone from students to faculty are supportive of each individuals journey. They have opportunities for every type of student, so it is easy...” – Meagan from Broken Arrow, OK

“…msu-mankato ha been an amazing experience for me. i am doing well with my studies and have met a lot of new friends. i plan to earn my degree from msu!” – Anthony from Champlin, MN

“…National University is a great opportunity for me, as a military spouse living overseas, to achieve my goal in receiving my degree. The advisor that I have been conversing with has been a great help and answers all of my questions. Everyone at...” – Acacia from APO, AE

“…portland community college has wonderful atmosphere, free shuttles to all campus locations and teachers who care about education.” – Melissa from Portland, OR

“…American River College is a diverse place of higher learning and networking. Faculty strive for you to succeed in spite of budget cuts to education that our state is currently facing. Student life also has wonderful opportunities for students to get...” – NaKisha from Antelope, CA

“…overall this has been a good school, many of the students are focused and the teachers i've had have been helpful and willing to spend time answering questions. ” – Brice

“…since i have transfered to keene state college, i have felt at home and like i belong. it's a wonderful school with a great environment. the classes make me learn better and i feel more one-on-one with my professors and iep coordinator. i know that...” – Chantel from Plaistow, NH

“…Viterbo University is a great university for anyone looking to pursue any type of career. They really prepare you for you career interests and get you out into the field once you have chosen your major or field of interest. It is important for...” – Samantha from La Crosse, WI

“…I will give Mississippi College a 9 out of 10. They're friendly and nice to everyone, and they actually help you with anything you need to get more money for tuition and fees. Overall great college.” – Samuel from Gautier, MS

“…nassau community college is a great school for finding what you want to do in life. it really helped me decide and find my passion and what i want to do as my career. definitely give this school a 10.” – Qiana from West Babylon, NY

“…amazingly easy to get started even if you have not attended in a long time. way easier processing for student needs and financial aid assistance than 30 years ago (when i last went) dont wait any longer go to school.” – TAFFY from IMPERIAL BEACH, CA

“…Monroe Community College is full of interesting, fun, life learning opportunities. It has a staff full of professors who really care about their students and will help you when you need it. This college is is highly recommended and I would advise...” – Shaqulia from Syracuse, NY

“…This college is affordable and you can get a good education here. I love the atmosphere and the classroom's. The professor's are very well educated as well. ” – Briana from Longview, TX

“…At Northeastern State University, most of the professors have a Masters Degree or higher. Northeastern State offers a variety of intended majors and provides classes located in four different cities. Small class sizes and friendly, personal advisers...” – Mallory from Owasso, OK

“…My college is a ten. The students and staff our very friendly and helpful. The school is a team in making sure each student is successful in reaching their goals.” – Samara from Chesterfield, MI

“…Coppin State University has a lot to offer to new incoming students. The professors tried their hardest to make sure we are learning all we can with little resources. Coppin State University have also added different and new courses that students can...” – Ikea

“…despite being the largest centrally-located community college in the state of ohio, scc is easy to navigate and a very well-rounded school. the individual attention and assistance is remarkable. i am so proud to call myself a scc tartan. ” – Brittany from Dayton, OH

“…one thing i can't say enough is self-directed when it comes to the course work. passionate faculty and amazing opportunities for fieldwork and placed-based education. it is very easy to create at prescott college: independent studies, courses, clubs...” – William from Delavan, WI

“…amarillo college is wonderful. the instructors are engaging and helpful. the classes are challenging, yet interesting. ” – Katharine from Amarillo, TX

“…Provides a very strong medical education. Campus isn't too big to walk to classes. Offers in class and online education.” – Naomi from topeka, KS

“…Community College of Philadelphia (C.C.P) provides a promising future for their students. C.C.P is an amazing college with a variety of opportunities for people to achieve their dream. Overall, it's one of the best colleges for people to attend to.” – Briana from Philadelphia, PA

“…It is a awesome small university where you can get to know other students and teachers get to know you personally and take an active interest in your goals and schooling. There are lots of activities to become involved with as well as plenty of...” – Rebecca from Great Falls, MT

“…Colby-Sawyer college is a great place for interactive learning. It haves a good selections of different types of majors and courses. Going here provides you with a lot of opportunities in jobs and internships.” – Zelest from Waterbury, CT

“…Santa Barbara City College is a beautiful place to start off your education. It is located next to a beautiful beach and it has an earthy feeling. Great teachers and great opportunities to succeed .” – Daniel from Santa Barbara, CA

“…i would rate it an 8 it so far seems like a good school. teacher's and support plus all options available for help are the best, definitely help many students in many ways. i think i will enjoy my first years here.” – Ashley from Ridgefield, WA

“…I dread driving the distance, but I enjoy every bit of my college life at Saddleback. The dance program is outstanding and each instructor for every class I have is determined. They love what they do, which encourages the students to do the same.” – Tatiana from Carlsbad, CA

“…although you wouldn't guess it by school size and location, minot state university is a fantastic place to study. you can find great professors who have gone out into the world to work in their field and, one day, decided they'd rather settle down...” – Megan from Rapid City, SD

Triton College
River Grove, IL

“…I would give Triton college an over all B grade. It is a small school good for students who are unsure of their future goals and dreams. It is a stepping stone on the way to our futures. ” – Kathryn from Elmwood Park, IL

“…After I transferred to Alvernia from reading area community college, I saw a huge difference. The campus is much quieter and the teachers really get to know you. There are so many great majors, and with the help of the great faculty, I am sure I will...” – Sarah from Reading, PA

Century College
White Bear Lake, MN

“…I would rate Century a solid 9 out of ten. The staff and volunteers have been very helpful in my return to school after many years of being in the workplace. I love my professors and the flexibility of class options.” – kristin from Forest Lake, MN

“…GSU has great academic resources in the library including tutoring and essay writing skills. GSU advisers are very helpful and always willing to make time to complete your plan of study. GSU has a friendly and open campus that provides a...” – Rachael from Merrillville, IN

“…I've been a student at CLC since the beginning of 2011, and now I finally applied for a major in 2013. I admire their organization, their seriousness and sources available for studying that they offer. Definitely, it's an excellent college.” – Luiza from Vernon Hills, IL

“…i rate this college very highly. instructors are nice and willing to work with you. and financial aid is easy to obtain” – Tina from Mariposa, CA

“…Butler Community College is great. It's a close-knit environment where no one feels left out. You are not just a number because the students and teachers take time to get to know one another. Help and encouragement is given freely, so all can succeed...” – Ambrey from Wichita, KS

“…onondaga community college is definitely the cream of the crop when it comes to junior colleges. it gives every applicant a fair chance by never denying an application and it provides a quality education for those who maybe cannot afford a four-year...” – Casey from East Syracuse, NY

“…Nationally recognized for a reason. Almost every instructor I have had in my four years while attending have been passionate and genuinely interested in the success of their students at both an academic and personal level. The courses are challenging...” – Brandon from Forestville, CA

“…Great location. Beautiful Campus. Very nice staff.” – Chris from Palm Springs, CA

“…A school that has a strong Catholic foundation, promoting a great college experience, within the inviting city. The teachers are very helpful and experts in the area of teaching. The class sizes are small which allows for an easy learning environment...” – Eric from Channahon, IL

“…This college is pretty awesome! I know it seem cliché to say that but it is what it is. There is so much diversity! I moved here about 6 months ago from a small town in Minnesota. Everyone knew each other and there wasn't much diversity at all....” – Petr from Federal Way, WA

“…just be willing to work hard, and every teacher will be willing to help you succeed. if you are looking for blow-off classes, then you are going to dislike some of the best teachers. they give you your money's worth, and is the best community college...” – Petra from West, TX

“…Los Angeles City College is a place of learning because the teachers, staff, and curriculum make it worth your stay. It is a great place to start to get your self back into educating yourself and saving money. the education at Los Angeles City...” – Sonia from Los Angeles, CA

“…central texas college is a great experience for a person that has no idea what to expect from life as a new college student. it is conveniently located and, for anyone that is paying for school out of pocket, the school offers a payment plan. i just...” – DeAndria from Copperas Cove, TX

“…anne arundel community college is a great college at an affordable price. the faculty and teachers are great, and you get the same experience as a private college.” – Jake from Lothian, MD

“…Great Faculty.Great Students.Great Campus. ” – Fernando from Dallas, TX

“…Very easily to get around and understand processes for applying, registering for classes, etc. One of the advisors, however, is very rude and not the greatest help. ” – RayJ from MN

“…i personally feel that oakton community college is a school full of unique people. as i pass by students like me, they carry things like instruments and artwork to show others what they are passionate about. that is what i love about college: we are...” – Michelle from Des Plaines, IL

Del Mar College
Corpus Christi, TX

“…del mar has great teachers who really care about education. the hometown atmosphere is amazing. this college is very affordable!” – Sara from Ingleside, TX

“…Camden County College is a well established community college for local students. The professors are efficient and knowledgeable on all material that is being covered. This makes for a excellent learning experience for students.” – Jeffrey from Williamstown, NJ

“…I would rate Lake Superior State as a good, close-knit University with an opportunity to meet most of the students there and accomplish your goals there without the big-city distraction. One is able to focus and achieve as a student at Lake Superior...” – Carolinne from Westland, MI

“…el paso community college is a great place to learn because the learning is more hands-on and personal. classes are usually available in different areas allowing less money on gas and more on educational materials. classes are also smaller allowing...” – Robin from El Paso, TX

“…pitt community college is a great school. we have many resources to get help to gain understanding. i feel that this school could really further my education.” – Donteaz from Pantego, NC

“…I have really enjoyed the nursing program in this school. They are willing to help students in every way possible. Being able to succeed in my everyday challenges has made me really enjoy the material taught.” – Alicia from North Richland Hills, TX

“…i enjoy the aim program. the professors are great. life changing opportunities.” – Brenda from Chillicothe`, OH

“…great place to start. they have wonderful professors who care about you. a caring staff who is there to help you. ” – TRAMAR from Southampton, NY

“…there teaching staff are the best. they walked me threw the process of becoming a student. there is also allot of resources to me tutoring, math-lab etc...” – Daniel from Bothell, WA

“…it's a great college to attend especially if you can't afford or don't want to go to a four year school” – Joseph from Latham, NY

“…great engineering program. great instructors. great programs.” – Michael from Lompoc, CA

“…National Louis seems like a great place to go to school with a beautiful location and architecture. I found the best degree possible and will be getting a double major within two years! My advising counselor is really helpful and kind. ” – Aqsa from Niles, IL

“…mcc is an amazing school. the instructors are very helpful and want to help students succeed. the design and decor of the institute is beautiful. there are man places to relax and get your work done, with help or alone.” – Hector from Bristol, CT

“…modesto junior college it's a college that truly helped me in my educational life. i came to united states of america not to long ago, and i have to say say that mjc counts with amazing instructors that helped me in a very unique way. i am glad to be...” – Marcos from Riverbank, CA

“…this college has been a great experience. the professors at angelina have given me the tools i need to transfer to a 4 year university. enjoyed the experience that angelina has to offer. ” – James from Nacogdoches, TX

“…Carlow University is very personable. The staff is dedicated to the true learning of students. I would give Carlow a high rating for prospective students.” – Kelsey from East Pittsburgh, PA

“…Rio Hondo is a great community college which has great teachers classes and staff willing to help the students.” – Humberto from El Monte, CA

“…Mount San Antonio College is a great school for students who are unsure of their intended field of study and are looking to explore numerous fields to find their interests. Mt. SAC is filled with great teachers, some with outstanding national awards,...” – John from Chino, CA

“…Midland College is a fun, easy and wonderful college. It was a very enjoyable experience and I am so happy to have the chance to go there for my first two years of college. It has given me what I need to prepare myself for a bigger university.” – Shelby from Midland, TX

“…So far this school has been great with getting me in and heading down the right pathway. My teachers are very helpful and always willing to be available for extra help. Counselors are always checking in with me and giving me suggestions along the way...” – Emily from Port Orchard, WA

“…the campus is small, friendly and welcoming to new and transfer students. it was a great education program and other majors. ” – Jessica from Longmeadow, MA

“…Professional and resourceful staff. All information taught in class is accurate and applicable in today's world. Online classes have adequate study information, just as good as attending class!” – Susana from Seminole, TX

“…Lee College's Honors Program is one of the top programs in the nation. Lee College continues to make academic history. Lee College is diverse, helpful, and will provide a stable foundation for the rest of my life.” – Hai from Baytown, TX

“…cpcc is great, with small classes, two free gyms, and classes on every subject i've ever heard of. the staff are always helpful and informative. they offer classes to fit your schedule from 8:30 am to 10:00 pm m-f and online. and with five campuses...” – Adam from Concord, NC

“…Moraine Valley is a very special college, they push students to do their best to their fullest potential. Each and every teacher I have personally been taught by has showed a deep desire for all their students to succeed. And they do there best to...” – David from Calumet Park, IL

“…i really like going to school at csi because the class sizes and its a small campus but still a lot of people. i can get help one on one if needed by the teacher and or tutor. its amazing school and i will hate to leave when i have to transfer...” – Theran from Middleton, ID

“…sjcc is a good college. here, i acquired my english, and here i hope to reach soon my aa in business administration and as in accounting and to transfer successfully to san jose state university. i'm grateful for good start!” – Lilia from San Jose, CA

“…It is a great school to get your general education. Counselors make transferring an easy process. Also, it has many clubs and activities to keep you social.” – DeAngela from Elk Grove, CA

“…College of San Mateo is one of the greatest campuses on the Peninsula. As a returning student after being laid off three years ago, going back to school has given me new purpose and direction in my life. I would recommend going to this college for...” – Kathryn from San Mateo, CA

“…Casper College has provided me with the opportunity to further my education, develop my social skills, and become an overall well rounded student. The faculty that has assisted me in my endeavors has been more helpful than I ever could have imagined...” – Katherine from Casper, WY

“…spokane falls community college has been a great first experience of college for myself. the staff and students are very friendly. the teachers aren't afraid to help you when you need help or are struggling in class. the location around the school...” – Cameron from Spokane Valley, WA

“…It is a great place to get your start for college, especially if you want to get your general education out of the way. It is a small, but friendly campus with a variety of friendly faculty. There are a variety of classes available including winter...” – Margarita from Imperial, CA