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Alcohol is STILL a Drug: An Exploratory Webinar Series

February 1 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Alcohol is STILL a drug.  The opioid crisis, increase in stimulant misuse, and marijuana legalization dominate the news— yet alcohol remains the number one substance causing health, social, legal and financial problems throughout the US.  While this series will focus on the hopefulness of recovery from alcohol use disorder, we’ll also take a deep dive into what we know about the full impact of alcohol overuse and the ways it affects every person in the US.

February 2022 Session: LGBTQ+ Youth and Alcohol Use

Despite gains in LGBTQ+ civil rights laws, queer youth continue to experience disparities in health, safety, and SUD issues. This virtual presentation will present what you need to know as a provider about queer youth and alcohol.

SERIES LEARNING OBJECTIVES

These are the overall learning objectives for the full 10-session series:

  1. Summarize the current impacts of problematic alcohol use in various/special populations, including pregnant women, youth, rural, and minority populations.
  1. Assess and prioritize alcohol reduction efforts in targeted settings.
  1. Describe the current efforts to curb problematic alcohol use, including best practices in providing treatment.