Week 6 Similarities And Differences Of Drug Abuse Crisis Management

  1. Discuss how and where substance abuse can precipitate into a crisis. What are the similarities and differences in crisis management depending on the substance abused?
  2. Explore library and online resources for appropriate lay (non-EMS person) responses to the following scenarios:

Individual A appears to be experiencing visual and audio hallucinations, is threatening, hyper-vigilant, and unapproachable.

Individual B is lying face down, seemingly unconscious on a city sidewalk exuding a strong smell of alcohol.

Individual C is at a party where she faints after going to the bathroom. Her pallor is pale, pupils dilated and has what appear to be injection sites noted on her arms.

Must be 400 word