The reason why I have decided to handle the drug and substance abuse topic in this in-service program is because majority of the underserved population lacks knowledge about the health care resources about drug and substance abuse provided by the federal and state governments. On of these resources is the information about drug and substance abuse. Another one is information about where they can find rehabilitation facilities and the services offered in those facilities. The information about the laws monitoring distribution and sale of drugs is the other resource which this group of underserved population is not aware as well as information on places where they can obtain assistance. As a result these kinds of people are not able to access such services when they need them and therefore they become victims of the drug and substance abuse.
A very high percentage of the people in this underserved population that I have chosen are affected by the drug and substance abuse whether directly or indirectly irrespective of age. I also discovered that the cause of addiction among majority of these people is lack of necessary and up-to-date information about drugs and substance abuse. I also realized that a good number among these people do not know the health care resources which can be provide to them by the federal or the state government. As a result they remain trapped in this threat without knowing what to do or even where to go for assistance.This project will assist the underserved population to understand resources provided to them by the state and federal government and where they can get those resources.
There are several organizations that oversee the issues relating to drug and substance abuse in this country. These organizations are either national, state or community based. The National Drug Control Administration is the ...Show more