Course Guide

Course Materials

This section describes the course materials that you will need for HLTH 4511: Introduction to Problematic Substance Use and Approaches for its Prevention and Treatment.

Required Textbooks

The following textbook is required for this course and is provided in your course package:

Miller, W. R., & Carroll, K. M. (Eds.). (2006). Rethinking substance abuse: What the science shows, and what we should do about it. New York, NY: The Guildford Press.

Additional Resources

Additional resources also will be supplied within the course or accessed online.

In addition, you will have to access articles through TRU Library’s Article Databases. You can do a quick search for an article title by using Summon through the Quick Search window on the Library home page.


: If you have any questions about course textbooks or other materials, please contact Enrolment Services at or 1.800.663.9711 (toll-free in Canada), 250.852.7000 (Kamloops, BC), and 1.250.852.7000 (International).

Required Hardware, Software, Computer Skills, and Other Resources

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