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CDC: U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Hit Highest Level on Record in 2021

CDC: U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths Hit Highest Level on Record in 2021

Drug overdoses in the United States were deadlier than ever in 2021, according to provisional data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly 108,000 people died of drug overdoses in 2021, and about two-thirds of those deaths involved fentanyl or...

Scientists are Developing Path that Warns of Oncoming Drug Overdose

Scientists are Developing Path that Warns of Oncoming Drug Overdose

With the United States facing an epidemic of drug overdoses, researchers are developing a wearable patch that can detect an oncoming opioid overdose and deliver doses of a drug that could save lives. The Indiana University Bloomington research team has received a...

Mental Health and Substance Use Among Homeless Adolescents in the US

Mental Health and Substance Use Among Homeless Adolescents in the US

One in thirty adolescents in the U.S. experienced homelessness between 2016 and 2017. Homelessness among adolescents occurs in the context of overwhelming stress, trauma and deprivation, all of which are associated with worse mental health and substance use outcomes....

Jul
4
Mon
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 101: Exploring Evidence-Based Recommendations for Care
Jul 4 all-day
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 201: Expanding Skills and Knowledge to Care for the Mother-Baby Dyad
Jul 4 all-day
Jul
5
Tue
Online Course – Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment
Jul 5 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
Aug
1
Mon
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 101: Exploring Evidence-Based Recommendations for Care
Aug 1 all-day
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 201: Expanding Skills and Knowledge to Care for the Mother-Baby Dyad
Aug 1 all-day
Aug
2
Tue
Online Course – Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment
Aug 2 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
Sep
5
Mon
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 101: Exploring Evidence-Based Recommendations for Care
Sep 5 all-day
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 201: Expanding Skills and Knowledge to Care for the Mother-Baby Dyad
Sep 5 all-day
Sep
6
Tue
Online Course – Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment
Sep 6 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
Oct
3
Mon
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 101: Exploring Evidence-Based Recommendations for Care
Oct 3 all-day
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 201: Expanding Skills and Knowledge to Care for the Mother-Baby Dyad
Oct 3 all-day
Oct
4
Tue
Online Course – Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment
Oct 4 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
Nov
7
Mon
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 101: Exploring Evidence-Based Recommendations for Care
Nov 7 all-day
Perinatal Substance Use Disorders 201: Expanding Skills and Knowledge to Care for the Mother-Baby Dyad
Nov 7 all-day
Nov
8
Tue
Online Course – Stimulant Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Current Trends and Treatment
Nov 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

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.