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Health Equity Webinar Series: Cocaine Use Disorder Treatment in the Black Community
September 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This webinar will discuss cocaine use in African American Communities from clinical, justice, and policy lenses. It will identify clinical presentations produced by acute and chronic cocaine use. Strategies for addressing acute intoxication, withdrawal, and stimulant-induced psychosis will be identified. The status of treatments for cocaine use disorder will be highlighted. It will also include a discussion of the impact of policies and media representation of cocaine use on Black communities and people.
- Identify and categorize accurately substance-induced symptoms associated with cocaine use.
- Describe the standard treatment for cocaine use disorder.
- Discuss the impact of The War on Drugs on the treatment of and policies that address cocaine use.
- Summarize the impact of The Fair Sentencing Act on people who use cocaine.