Tailoring Conversations and Treatment to Adolescents and Young Adults at Risk for Substance Use Disorders
Certificate of Attendance:
This webinar will explore 1) vulnerabilities to developing an opioid addiction 2) warning signs that a young person is misusing a prescription 3) conversations (that take 3 minutes or less) that can help prevent misuse of medication and 4) various options for treatment with the pros and cons of each. Implementation of treatment within specific practice settings, including FQHCs and integrated care will be discussed.
As a result of participating in this webinar, you will:
- Understand the benefits and limitations of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid abuse as well as other substances
- Identify the warning signs that a young person is at high risk of abusing a prescribed or otherwise acquired opioid
- Identify the challenges to implementation of MAT in various practice settings (including FQHCs and primary care)