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22770 Washington Street

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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic:
Providers’ Role in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

Thursday, March 12, 2020 | 6:00—8:00 pm
The Front Porch | 22770 Washington Street, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650

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Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)
St. Mary's County Health Department
Calvert County Health Department


Target Audience: Primary care and specialty prescribers in Southern Maryland

CME Credit: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand the basic concepts of addiction

  2. To understand the current extent and severity of the opioid epidemic in the United States

  3. Describe the factors responsible for initiating and maintaining the crisis

  4. Outline available effective evidenced-based treatments and interventions for individuals with opioid use disorder

Presenter:

Eric Weintraub, MD
Consultant, Maryland Addiction Consultation Service (MACS)
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Division Head, Alcohol & Drug Abuse, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Acting Division Head, Adult Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, University of Maryland Medical Center

Event contact:

Tracy Sommer, LMSW
Behavioral Health Consultant, MACS
tsommer@som.umaryland.edu

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