Responding to Changing Risks and Benefits of Benzodiazepines

Online Course Evaluation – How it works: Scroll down to Lesson 1 in Course Content and click on Course Evaluation After you complete and submit the evaluation, return here and click the Mark Complete button. You will be able to download and print your certificate. Learning objectives: Explore the indications...
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Technological Addictions: Focus on Gambling, Gaming and Cybersex

Addiction to alcohol, tobacco, cocaine, crystal methamphetamine, benzodiazepines, cannabis, and opioids can be devastating, as we all know. But video games, online porn, internet gaming, internet gambling, and other technological addictions can be every bit as addictive as substances. These addictions can have real-world ramifications and lead to the loss...
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Neurobiology of Addiction

From a neurobiological perspective, addiction is the hijacking of the pleasure-reward pathways of the brain and a weakening of its executive function. In 2022, the fundamental model has been expanded to include newer concepts such as motivational circuitry and anti-reward pathways. These 21st century discoveries inform clinical innovations that are...
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Buprenorphine and Pain

Online Course Evaluation – How it works: Scroll down to Lesson 1 in Course Content and click on Course Evaluation – More Potent Methamphetamine, Forms and Mixtures of Fentanyl and the “Xines” and “Xenes” After you complete and submit the evaluation, return here and click the Mark Complete button. You...
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Peer Support Role in Primary Care: How Does It Work?

Online Course Evaluation – How it works: Scroll down to Lesson 1 in Course Content and click on Course Evaluation – More Potent Methamphetamine, Forms and Mixtures of Fentanyl and the “Xines” and “Xenes” After you complete and submit the evaluation, return here and click the Mark Complete button. You...
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Principles in Pain Care: Guiding Mood, Movement, and Rest

Online Course Evaluation – How it works: Scroll down to Lesson 1 in Course Content and click on Course Evaluation – More Potent Methamphetamine, Forms and Mixtures of Fentanyl and the “Xines” and “Xenes” After you complete and submit the evaluation, return here and click the Mark Complete button. You...
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Opioid Health Home and PCPlus Updates and Overview

Online Course Evaluation – How it works: Scroll down to Lesson 1 in Course Content and click on Course Evaluation – Early Recovery: Shifts in Focus After you complete and submit the evaluation, return here and click the Mark Complete button. You will be able to download and print your...
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Early Recovery: Shifts in Focus

Online Course Evaluation – How it works: Scroll down to Lesson 1 in Course Content and click on Course Evaluation – Early Recovery: Shifts in Focus After you complete and submit the evaluation, return here and click the Mark Complete button. You will be able to download and print your...
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Seafaring Series, Part 4

Online Course Evaluation – How it works: We are trying a new process for course evaluations using our online course system. We hope this will ultimately provide a smoother experience for you by allowing you to access your certificate immediately after completing the course evaluation. Here is how it works:...
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Seafaring Series, Part 3

Online Course Evaluation – How it works: We are trying a new process for course evaluations using our online course system. We hope this will ultimately provide a smoother experience for you by allowing you to access your certificate immediately after completing the course evaluation. Here is how it works:...
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Seafaring Series, Part 2

Online Course Evaluation – How it works: We are trying a new process for course evaluations using our online course system. We hope this will ultimately provide a smoother experience for you by allowing you to access your certificate immediately after completing the course evaluation. Here is how it works:...
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Seafaring Series, Part 1

Online Course Evaluation – How it works: We are trying a new process for course evaluations using our online course system. We hope this will ultimately provide a smoother experience for you by allowing you to access your certificate immediately after completing the course evaluation. Here is how it works:...
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Invitation to Change Approach: Integrating CRAFT, MI and ACT

The behavior change approach draws from the most effective behavioral strategies and concepts found in 3 evidence-based treatments: CRAFT (Community Reinforcement and Family Training), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy). Put simply, the Invitation to Change Approach brings science and kindness together: evidence-based strategies (communication and reinforcement...
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