Updates

Cigarette Sales Rise for First Time in 20 Years

Cigarette Sales Rise for First Time in 20 Years

For the first time in two decades, cigarette sales increased last year during the COVID-19 pandemic, as tobacco companies also beefed up spending to promote their products. The Federal Trade Commission reports manufacturers sold 203.7 billion cigarettes in 2020, up...

Jan
19
Wed
Anti-Racist Organization
Jan 19 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jan
25
Tue
Finding Your Song
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jan
26
Wed
Mindful Communication
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Jan
27
Thu
Tools for Self-Care in Recovery
Jan 27 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
2
Wed
Mindful Communication
Feb 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Feb
3
Thu
Sports Betting & Prevention
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mind-Body Skills
Feb 3 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
7
Mon
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 101: Exploring Evidence-Based Recommendations for Care
Feb 7 all-day
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 201: Expanding Skills and Knowledge to Care for the Mother-Baby Dyad
Feb 7 all-day
Feb
8
Tue
Online Course – Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment
Feb 8 all-day

Target Audience

This program is recommended for physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, care managers, care coordinators, and mental health professionals (including substance abuse counselors, social workers, psychologists, school counselors, and marriage and family therapists), and other professionals interested in this subject.

Objectives

  • Recognize the epidemiology of stimulant use disorder and current data trends on use of stimulants
  • Define stimulant use disorder and apply theories of pathophysiology
  • Identify signs and symptoms of a patient with stimulant use disorder
  • Describe behavioral therapy methods and pharmacotherapy options for stimulant use disorder
  • Interpret stigma, bias, health equity and disparities among people who use drugs
  • Identify harm reduction strategies for people who use stimulants
Feb
10
Thu
Adolescent problem gambling, the hidden addiction taking root in the next generation
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Feb
15
Tue
Breaking Through Barriers to Self-Care
Feb 15 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
18
Fri
Introduction to Adolescents with Co-occurring Mental Health & Substance/Addiction Disorders
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Feb
22
Tue
Connecting the Dots: ACES
Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Writing to the Core
Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn more about our conferences and educational opportunities

Addiction Medicine Spring and Fall Conferences provide up-to-date substance use related education, applicable across general medical as well as addiction specialty practices.