Learning Outcomes

After completing this chapter, you should have the ability to

  • understand and discuss what addiction is
  • understand the different concepts of terminology related to addiction
  • have sound knowledge of drug addiction related to South Africa
  • have sound knowledge of alcohol addiction
  • understand and have knowledge of how to bring about change in the viscous cycle of addiction
  • comprehend and discuss how to commence the counselling process with an addict
  • understand the steps in guiding and counselling an addict through their recovery process
  • have sound knowledge of the biblical views on drug addiction
  • have total confidence when counselling someone with drug addiction