Substance Abuse Awareness | 24 hours

This course covers the fundamentals of substance misuse and addiction. It combines substance abuse education with real-life stories to show the impact of addiction on health, relationships, and safety. Our courses underscore the profound toll that substance misuse exacts on an individual’s health, relationships, and overall well-being while also emphasizing the safety implications for those in their vicinity.


About Recourse

We provide substance abuse education. Our courses are specifically designed for the DOT return to work process. Convenient and easy to use for both the client and the SAP.

Our curriculum covers the causes and consequences of drug use in an effort to improve individual and public health and safety. We abide by the standards of the following institutions:

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
  • US Department of Transportation (DOT)

We are a hands on, online service provider. We treat our customers – SAPS and their clients, with kindness, patience and respect. Our website is intuitive and easy to use. Still some students need or want the reassurance of a voice. We answer and return phone calls and reply to  messages.

Advisors and contributors includes: SAPs, a retired court manager, a marketing professional, graphic designer and  educators.

SAP to Client Discount: 

4 hr$29.95$23.96
8 hr$37.95$30.36
12 hr$59.95$47.96
16 hr$69.95$55.96
20 hr$79.95$63.96
24 hr$87.95$70.36
Course outline: 4-24 hours

The number of sections and topics vary per course hours. Click the drop down icon (+) for more details.

Ten questions per test

Topics: 13, Quiz/Assignments: 1

  • What is Substance Abuse
  • Department of Transportation
  • What is Part 40
  • Prohibited Conduct
  • Common Drug Panel
  • When Will You Get Tested?
  • Drug Testing
  • Alcohol Testing
  • Refusal to Test
  • Removal from DOT Sensitive Duties
  • DOT Return to Work
  • Treatment, Prevention and Confidentiality
  • Reduce Your Risk

Topics: 7,  Quiz/Assignments: 7

  • Addiction
  • Who Suffers
  • Is it a choice
  • Risk and Protection
  • Biological Factors
  • The Brain
  • Prevention

Topics: 7,  Quiz/Assignments: 2

  • Marijuana
  • CBD (new)
  • Heroin
  • Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs
  • Inhalants
  • MDMA (Ecstasy/Molly)
  • Synthetic Cathinones (Bath Salts)
  • Opioids
  • Drug ID

Topics: 3,  Quiz/Assignments: 4

  • Effects on the Body
  • Fetal Alcohol Exposure
  • Alcohol Use Disorder

Topics: 5,  Quiz/Assignments: 2

  • Comorbidity
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Respiratory 
  • Effect Neurological, Hormonal, Prenatal, Mental…
  • Drugged Driving

Topics: 3, Quiz/Assignments: 3

  • Populations
  • Older Adults
  • College

Topics: 7, Quiz/Assignments: 5

  • What is Prevention
  • Prevention Alcohol
  • What is Treatment
  • Treatment Options
  • How to Find Treatment
  • Recovery and Relapse