Wellbeing Wednesdays- American Tragedy: Dopesick Author Beth Macy on the Opioid Crisis, Overdose Deaths and What’s Next

Sponsor: National Council for Mental Wellbeing The number of people in America who died from a drug overdose in 2021 was more than six times the number in 1999, with more than 75% of those deaths involving an opioid, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). How did we get here? What’s next? Find out on Dec. 13 (2-3 p.m. ET) during American Tragedy: Dopesick Author Beth Macy on the Opioid Crisis, Overdose Deaths and What’s Next,… Read more »

Adolescent and Young Adult Substance Use

Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction TTA, a program of Boston Medical Center Description: This training will provide an overview of identification and management of substance use disorders in the adolescent and young adult population. Intended audience Intended audience: Medical professionals with prescriptive authority, nurses and support staff who support them looking to increase provision of care for patients with substance use disorder. Objectives: Following this training, participants will have the knowledge to: For more information… Read more »

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction TTA, a program of Boston Medical Center Description: This training provides an overview of the 3 FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD): buprenorphine, methadone, and naltrexone. This training satisfies 1.00 hours of the required 8 hours of training for DEA-registered practitioners. Intended audience: Medical professionals with prescriptive authority, nurses and support staff who support them looking to increase provision of care for patients with substance use disorder. Objectives… Read more »

Co-Occurring Psychiatric Illness and Substance Use Disorder

Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction TTA, a program of Boston Medical Center Description: This training will identify common co-occurring disorders in people with substance use disorders and review basic therapeutic and pharmacologic interventions. This training satisfies 1.00 hours of the required 8 hours of training for DEA-registered practitioners. Intended audience: Medical professionals with prescriptive authority, nurses and support staff who support them looking to increase provision of care for patients with substance use disorder. For more information… Read more »

Integrating Addiction Treatment into Your Practice: A How-To Guide

Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction TTA, a program of Boston Medical Center Description: This training will provide strategies to implementing addiction care and medications for OUD into your practice setting. This training satisfies 1.00 hours of the required 8 hours of training for DEA-registered practitioners. Intended audience Intended audience: Medical professionals with prescriptive authority, nurses and support staff who support them looking to increase provision of care for patients with substance use disorder. Objectives Following this training,… Read more »

Management of Other Substance Use Disorders: Alcohol and Benzodiazepines

Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction TTA, a program of Boston Medical Center Description This training will review strategies for managing alcohol use disorders and benzodiazepine use disorders. This training satisfies 1.00 hours of the required 8 hours of training for DEA-registered practitioners. Intended audience Medical professionals with prescriptive authority, nurses and support staff who support them looking to increase provision of care for patients with substance use disorder. Objectives Following this training, participants will have the knowledge… Read more »

Medical Considerations for People with Substance Use Disorder

Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction TTA, a program of Boston Medical Center Description This training will review medical conditions commonly seen in people using substances. This training satisfies 1.00 hours of the required 8 hours of training for DEA-registered practitioners. Objectives Following this training, participants will have the knowledge necessary to: For more information and to register click here

Management of Other Substance Use Disorders: Stimulants

Sponsor: Boston Medical Center Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (DPH/BSAS) Description This training will introduce participants to stimulant use disorders. Objectives Following this training, participants will have the knowledge necessary to: For more information and to register click here

Advancing Addiction Treatment: Building Knowledge of Substance Use and Specialty Topics

Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction, a program of Boston Medical Center Description This training describes the principles of harm reduction and offers strategies to support persons who use drugs and their community members. This training satisfies 0.75 hours of the required 8 hours of training for DEA-registered practitioners. The Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act was included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023. The MATE Act requires increased training for Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)-registered physicians and practitioners—specifically, a one-time… Read more »