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Use of Medications in Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Summary: 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.

Presenter: Reid Minot, MSN, CNS, has been working in mental health since 1980, initially in hospital practice and later in community work. Currently in private practice, he has worked in mobile crisis outreach and drug research in the past

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.

Requests for special accommodations: If you require adaptive accommodations, please contact [email protected] so arrangements can be made.

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.


If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). Registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Attendance/Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant attending the live program at their own computer and phone.

Starts: Aug. 4, 2020 1:00 pm
Ends: Aug. 4, 2020 2:30 pm
Registration Deadline
August 3, 2020
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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