This full-day training session will precede the 75th Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, which will be held June 15–20, 2013 at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel in San Diego from 8:30 AM to 4:30 AM. Registration and CEUs are free.
Sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the training will provide practitioners, clinicians, clinical supervisors, healthcare providers, researchers, and other participants the opportunity to learn the latest information and best practices on medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for substance use disorders (SUDs). Nationally renowned researchers and experts will present on topics such as:
- Pain management and prescription opioid addiction.
- Agonist and antagonist medications to treat opioid dependence.
- Adolescents and young adults—treatment for opioid abuse.
- Veterans and MAT.
- Smoking cessation with SUD patients.
- Integrating MAT and primary care.
- A state’s response to prescription drug abuse.
- A county’s approach to MAT.
- Integrating MAT into a 12-step program.
This training will provide information on how MAT is being used to improve opioid dependence treatment outcomes, across a variety of settings and populations.
Register at: http://www.seiservices.com/samhsa/cpdd2013/Registration.aspx
Source: The Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration and the National Institute on Drug Abuse – May 2013