You are visiting us from Virginia. You are located in HHS Region 3. Your Center is Central East ATTC.

Women and Stimulant Use: Current Trends and the Impact on the User's Brain and Body

Beth Rutkowski, MPH, Director of Training, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs; Co-Director, Pacific Southwest ATTC

This presentation will describe the local and national scope of stimulants (cocaine and methamphetamine). The mental health and physical health consequences of stimulant use will be presented, including information on the impact of stimulant use on the brain and cognition.



  1. Describe the patterns and trends of stimulant use, both locally and nationally.
  2. Describe the mechanism of action of methamphetamine and cocaine.
  3. List at least three short-term and three long-term effects of stimulant use.
Starts: Oct. 2, 2019 11:30 am
Ends: Oct. 2, 2019 1:00 pm
Registration Deadline
October 2, 2019
Event Type
Project ECHO
Hosted by
Contact Us for More Info