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Rise of Methamphetamine: New Risks, Current Treatments
PLEASE NOTE: This webinar has been rescheduled from its original date and will now take place on Wednesday October 14 from 2:00 - 3:00pm ET.

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Methamphetamine use has grown increasingly prevalent over the past couple decades, and fentanyl-contaminated methamphetamine has led to a significant increase in overdose deaths. Though no FDA-approved medications exist yet to treat methamphetamine use disorder, new research has demonstrated efficacy of various behavioral treatments, particularly contingency management. This webinar will provide an overview of the current state of methamphetamine use, considerations for concurrent opioid use, and strategies and interventions for treating and engaging individuals with stimulant use disorder.

Educational Objectives:
• Examine trends in and impacts of methamphetamine use, including concurrent use with opioids
• Identify clinical challenges and strategies for treating individuals who use stimulants
• Examine the evidence for medications and treatment interventions for stimulant use

Questions? Contact KC Wu at KCW@TheNationalCouncil.org

For more information on the Providers Clinical Support System, visit pcssNOW.org

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI081968 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Oct 14, 2020 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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