DRUGS OF ABUSE AS FALSE MESSENGERS: THE OPIOIDS
February 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am| Free – $30.00
PRESENTER: KENT E. VRANA, PH.D., FAAAS
*PRESENTERS DO NOT HAVE ANY COMMERCIAL SUPPORT AND/OR CONFLICT OF INTEREST FOR THIS PROGRAM.
|Moderator: Nicole Paolillo, Psy.D.|
This presentation will introduce the underlying biology of opioid addiction. It will explore how addiction should be considered a chronic relapsing brain disease. Finally, the discussion will explore the use of pharmacological agents in treatment of opioid addiction (MAT; medication-assisted treatment) as one option to help psychologists and psychiatrists address this societal concern.
This workshop is designed to help participants:
1.5 CE CREDIT(S):
(Cost of CE certificate paid separately to NJPA after program. Link will be given at the end of the webinar. You must be present for the entire webinar to qualify for credits)
NJPA Sustaining Member: Free
NJPA Member: $15
Non-NJPA Member: $25
This is an Intermediate Level program for Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, Nurses, Physicians, Educators, Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Graduate Students.