Updates

Automakers Charged with Finding Technology to Stop Drunk Drivers

Automakers Charged with Finding Technology to Stop Drunk Drivers

Congress is mandating a new requirement for automakers: Find a high-tech way to keep intoxicated people from driving cars. It’s one of several mandates along with new spending aimed at improving auto safety amid rising road fatalities in the $1 trillion infrastructure...

White House Provides States Road Map for Easing Access to Naloxone

White House Provides States Road Map for Easing Access to Naloxone

The White House continues its efforts to combat the nation’s addiction crisis by providing states with a legislative road map for removing barriers to the opioid overdose reversal drug naloxone. The model law, released by the Office of National Drug Control Policy...

Drug Overdose Deaths in America Reach New Record High

Drug Overdose Deaths in America Reach New Record High

According to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 100,000 people died of drug overdoses in the U.S. during the 12-month period ending April 2021. That’s a new record high, with overdose deaths jumping nearly 29% from the same...

Updated NC Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports for October 2021

Updated NC Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports for October 2021

The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the Division of Public Health recently updated provisional data on suspected opioid overdose EMS encounters and ED visits for opioid-related overdose and unintentional med/drug with potential for abuse overdose for October...

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.