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Substance Abuce Class Overview

The substance abuse class offers drug abuse resistance education. It explains drug possession and drug use charges in the state of Texas. The drug education class provides information on the dangers of drug use and the long-term effects of drug use on the body. Learn the signs of drug abuse and addiction, and what can be done to break the cycle of drug use.

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Certification Included


Receive the substance abuse certificate online as a download upon completion. This substance abuse prevention program is acceptable for any court-ordered drug education class with up to a four-hour educational requirement in the state of Texas. Our courses are approved throughout the Texas court system.

Substance Abuse Class Features:

Satisfies up to a 4-hour educational requirement

Self-paced course

Substance abuse class must be completed within 30 days of enrollment

Certificate: Download on completion

100% Online access

Final evaluation score of at least 70% required

Why take this substance abuse class?

Legal Obligation

In certain situations, individuals may be required by law or as part of a legal settlement to complete a court-ordered substance abuse class or drug abuse resistance education. This can happen, for example, as a result of being convicted of drug related offenses or as a condition of probation or parole.

Employment Requirement

Some employers, especially those in industries with a high focus on security, may require their employees to complete an substance abuse class online, as part of their job requirement. This ensures that employees are aware of the potential risks and equipped with the necessary knowledge to prevent drug abuse.

Personal Development

Taking a drug abuse resistance education program can be a proactive step towards personal development, improving one’s knowledge and skills in preventing problems related to drug use. Some individuals may choose to take such courses to enhance their understanding of drug use and protect their health.

This online substance abuse class will teach:

The dangers of drug use

Effects of drug use on the body

Signs of abuse and addiction

Texas law as it relates to drug possession

Texas law as it relates to drug use

Results of using THC in Texas

Substance Abuse Class Benefits

Overall, a substance abuse class and drug abuse resistance education aims to empower individuals with knowledge, skills, and resources to make responsible decisions regarding drug use, reduce risks, and promote a healthier relationship with one’s body. It provides comprehensive knowledge about substance abuse, effects on the body, potential risks, and associated behaviors. Participants learn about the physiological, psychological, and social aspects of drug use.


The substance abuse class raises awareness about the potential consequences of excessive or irresponsible drug use. It highlights the risks of drug abuse, addiction, impaired judgment, and negative health outcomes.


By providing information and promoting responsible use of prescription and over the counter drugs, an online drug abuse resistance education program helps prevent drug-related problems. It equips individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to make informed decisions regarding drug use.

Risk Reduction

Participants learn strategies to reduce the risks associated with drug use. This includes understanding what a drug is, types of drugs, causes of drug use, abuse and addiction, relapse prevention, and THC.

Behavior Change

The substance abuse class aims to change attitudes and behaviors related to recreational drug use. It helps individuals understand the impact of their drug habits and empowers them to make healthier choices and avoid risky situations.

Support & Resources

A drug education class may provide information about support groups, helplines, treatment options, and community resources available for individuals struggling with substance abuse issues. It can connect participants to appropriate services if needed.

Legal & social implications

The substance abuse class may address legal issues related to drugs and drug use, and the potential consequences of drug-related offenses. It also explores the social impact of drugs on relationships, work, and overall well-being.

What's included in the substance abuse class?

What is a Drug?

Learn the scientific definition of a drug and how illegal drugs are defined in the state of Texas.

Types of Drugs

Explore the classifications of drugs and what are considered legal vs illegal drugs in TX.

Causes of Drug Use

Identify causes of drug use and what you can do to reverse the cycle of drug use.

Abuse & Addiction

Understand the effects of drug use on the body and how to recognize abuse and addiction.


Identify the stages of change in someone using drugs, both physically and mentally.

Relapse Prevention

Learn how to prevent a relapse into drug use once you've quit and turned your life around.

Texas Drug Laws

Know the laws and understand your responsibility to help you rebound from a drug charge.


Review information about THC and understand laws in Texas related to THC.


Understand the consequences of drug possession and drug use in the state of Texas.

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Additional Drug Education Class Information

100% Online

This substance abuse class is 100% online, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

30 Days to Complete

You must complete the online substance abuse class within 30 days of enrollment.

70% Passing score

To complete this course you must pass the final evaluation with at least a 70% score.

Test retakes

If you do not pass the course evaluation, you will have to pay $25 to retake the course. No exceptions.

No refunds

Frequently Asked Questions

There will only be a refund if Texas Court Classes cancels your class. If the student fails to be present for all days of the course, the student will be disenrolled and will have to enroll themselves again through

Yes, you can reschedule your selected class only if your class HAS NOT already started.

Yes, you can take these courses from any county in the state of Texas!

The DOEP course is 15 hours for 5 consecutive days.

The DWIE course is 12 hours for 3 consecutive days.

The DWII course is 32 hours for 5 weeks.

Online course certificates are available IMMEDIATELY after successful completion of the course.

Texas Court Classes will email you & DPS (if needed) your certificate within 5 business of completion for Zoom courses, including DOEP, DWIE, and DWII.

Depending on how late you are to class, you may be locked out of your Zoom course and required to start the course from scratch. You will then have to pay for the entire course again.

Because Texas Court Classes is licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulations, you cannot miss any sessions. You will have to pay to take the class again from the beginning.

Yes, however for the final examination (on the last class) you will need a secondary device. You have to be visibly present while taking the exam.

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