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Assessing Risks and Mitigation When Prescribing Opioids
This course reviews strategies such as risk assessment tools and protocols when prescribing opioids that support patient/client safety and mitigate risk.
Elevating Evidence-Based Responses to the Opioid Epidemic
This course will explore how stigma undermines evidence-based practice to address opioid use disorder, treatment and recovery. It will examine the factors that contribute to the opioid epidemic as well as what can be done to help communities move forward more effectively.
Neurobiology and the Intersection of Substance Use and Mental Health
Presenter: Petros Levounis, MD, MA
This course will review the current research on the intersection of substance use and mental health, starting with a review of research on the neurobiology of substance use disorder, followed by substance specific trainings and a look at specific case examples. 6 contact hours
Neurobiology of Addiction
Presenter: Petros Levounis, MD
This course describes the fundamental model of the neurobiology of addiction, including the addition of newer concepts such as motivational circuitry and anti-reward pathways. (1.5 contact hours)
Opioids and the Brain: What Can Go Wrong!
What happens to the brain when opioids are introduced? Where does the euphoria come from and why does it become something else over time? This brief, self-directed online course addresses these questions and more.
Opioids: A Problem of Epidemic Proportions
This brief, self-directed online course describes the opioids taken in overdose, discusses the evolution of the opioid epidemic, reviews statistics, and discusses the presentation and management of opioid overdose.
Polypharmacy, Opioids and Benzodiazepines
What is polypharmacy, and what are the impacts of polypharmacy on patient care and quality of life? This course will address this and review management strategies for polypharmacy, especially involving opioids and benzodiazepines.
Preventing and addressing nicotine, prescription and illicit drug use among adolescents with and without ADHD
This course reviews the use of SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, referral to treatment) to discuss substance use with adolescents with a focus on stimulant use, including nicotine, prescription psychostimulants and illicit stimulants.
Rapid Access: The Addiction Resource Center 10-Year View
A retrospective review explores how a Maine substance treatment program was able to dramatically increase their access to addiction treatment through process improvement.