Please follow all of the instructions for this assignment
Choose 1 of the 2 Discussion Question options below to respond to.
Type either “3 Stages to Chemical Addiction” or “Substance Dependence v.s. Substance Abuse” in the subject line.
1. According to Stevens and Smith (2013), there are three stages to chemical addiction.
Discuss how each stage applies to an alcoholic/drug addict. Discuss these signs and symptoms for each stage as it progresses into the next stage.
Discuss how these three stages differ from the four stages of the family system.
Please respond to two other classmates.
Post your response to the above in the Discussion Board (250 words minimum)
* Reply to at least two of your classmates (150 words minimum each response)
*Please refer to the Discussion Grading Rubric to ensure that your entry includes an understanding of the course work, examples from any readings or resources used, and personal perspectives or viewpoints
* Your discussion question will be due on Thursday by 11:55pm est. feedback to your classmate(s) will be due on Sunday by 11:55pm EST.
* Put time and effort into your responses. A response should be well thought-out and follow the directions under the “Assignment” section.
* The discussion posts are meant to take the place of the face to face time in class. As much time and effort should go into the discussion board as would be spent in the classroom. The response should not be a simple “great ideas” or “nice job.”You response should enhance the discussion, and ask thoughtful questions of the writer.