Substance abuse classes are educational programs or courses designed to help individuals better understand substance abuse and addiction. These classes may cover topics such as the causes and effects of substance abuse, signs and symptoms of addiction, ways to prevent and manage addiction, and the importance of seeking treatment. Substance abuse classes may be offered in various settings, including in-person, online, or as part of a treatment program. They may also be required as part of a legal or employment agreement, or recommended by a healthcare provider or counselor.