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Use of Medications in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

August 4, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


This workshop will present up-to-date information on the full range of medications used in treating individuals with substance use disorders. It will cover detoxification as well as maintenance, including those used in opioid treatment. It will include attention to the client’s experience in using drugs to treat a drug problem, as well as pitfalls commonly seen in clinical practice.

Learning Objectives: Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Distinguish between goals of detoxification and maintenance as the pertain to specific substances
  • Identify three options for detoxification of alcohol, and three for opioids.
  • Discuss issues in possible withdrawal from cannabis and cannabis analogues.
  • Identify advantages and disadvantages of use of medications to assist in maintaining abstinence from alcohol.

How To Attend

Join the live program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer with high speed internet. You may ask questions, participate in surveys, and post comments from your computer during the program. Please note that credit (if available) is only provided to registered attendees participating at their own computer and phone. Simple instructions with a link to the program will be sent when you register and again the day before the webinar.


August 4, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC)