- Understand the key problems impacting veterans, including PTSD, TBI, suicide, homelessness, HIV/AIDS, and substance use disorders - Understand the mechanisms involved with the development of addiction and the clinical manifestations - Understand basic information surrounding alcohol use disorder including standard drink sizes, impact on blood alcohol level, and symptoms of alcohol withdrawal - Understand basic information surrounding opioid use disorder including basic epidemiologic information - Have a basic understanding of treatment for substance use disorders
A variety of the listed populations will be discussed at this event.
Young Adults (ages 18 to 24)
Older Adults (ages 50 and over)
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
Harm Reduction/Safe Injection
Medication-assisted therapy for substance use disorders (i.e. buprenorphine, methadone, and/or naltrexone)