Stimulant Use Disorders: Epidemiology, Clinical Challenges, and Review of Treatments | Supported by CCSME

Event Details

Methamphetamine and cocaine use rates and overdose deaths are rapidly increasing in much of the U.S. Dr. Rawson will review the clinical challenges presented by stimulant users and current protocols for addressing acute medical/psychiatric conditions. Evidence-based behavioral/psychosocial strategies are presented, along with pharmacotherapies currently considered promising. This program is co-provided with the New England-Addiction Technology Transfer Center