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March 07, 2014

New Strategies for Opioid Abuse among People with Addictions, Mental Illness

SAMI-OpioidSeries-Pills_246p.jpgHeroin, krokodil, and prescription pain killers are opioids that are commonly abused by people with addictions and mental illness. The epidemic in Ohio presents numerous challenges for health and behavioral healthcare professionals. Attend the opioid training series from March to June, sponsored by the Mandel School's Center for Evidence-Based Practices. Enhance your clinical knowledge and skills and improve recovery outcomes. Understand new laws, regulations, and guidelines for prescribing opioid medications. Learn to assess effectively for opioid use disorders, to create effective treatment plans, to use medication-assisted treatment (MAT), to mange chronic pain. / Presented by Christina M. Delos Reyes, MD, of the Center. / This series is supported by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services OhioMHAS). / $Free for Ohio providers / CEUs / Videoconference events that broadcast to Ohio's regional psychiatric hospitals. Attend at a site near you.

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