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Adolescent Substance Use Disorder (SUD): Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) 101
This webinar will provide an overview of the neuroscience of addiction and addiction treatment for youth with opioid use disorder and other substance use disorders. At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
▪ Describe the basic neuroscience of addiction with particular emphasis on the role of dopamine​
▪ Explain why Substance Use Disorder (SUD) is a chronic medical condition​
▪ Compare differences in brain development and function in adults and adolescents and how these predispose adolescents to use substances​
▪ List three medications that are FDA approved for the treatment of OUD​
▪ List at least two constraints adolescents face in accessing MAT ​
▪ List three important considerations for MAT use among pregnant and parenting teens ​
▪ Describe three ways to make harm reduction more accessible to adolescents

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Jan 25, 2022 10:30 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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