The Impact of Culture
Determining how culture contributes to substance abuse and addiction is vital for a counselor and scholar-practitioner committed both to client well-being and social change. In this Discussion, you will analyze how culture may contribute to substance abuse and addiction by comparing the impact of two specific cultures.
To prepare for this Discussion:
• Review this week’s Learning Resources, focusing on the information about how culture may contribute to substance abuse and addiction in the cultures discussed.
• Select two different cultures and think about the influence that each of the cultures has on substance abuse and addiction.
• Consider the similarities and differences in the influence that each of these two cultures has on substance abuse and addiction.
With these thoughts in mind:
Post by Day 4 a comparison (similarities and differences) of the impact of two different cultures on substance abuse and/or addiction. Use specific examples to illustrate how elements of each culture may have an impact on particular aspects of substance abuse and/or addiction.
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.
Read a selection of your colleagues’ postings.