Medication for Opioid Use Disorders: The Legal Landscape

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8 a.m. Hawaii / 10 a.m. Alaska / 11 a.m. Pacific / 12 p.m. Mountain / 1 p.m. Central / 2 p.m. Eastern
Duration: 75 minutes

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July 8, 2021

Opioid use disorders (OUDs) are associated with criminal behavior, arrest, and incarceration.

Effective treatments are needed to reduce the burden of OUDs on public safety and on the public health. Fortunately, there are medications approved for the treatment of opioid dependence. This webinar will focus on the legal and practical implications around the use of medications for OUDs.

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This webinar is presented free of charge. $0

What will I learn?

During this course, you will learn to:

  • Recognize the efficacy of medications in the treatment of opiate use disorders (OUD);
  • Cite the barriers to the use of medications for substance use disorders;
  • Discuss the constitutional and statutory constraints in blanket prohibitions of medications for OUD;
  • Describe the practical impact of restraints on medications for OUD; and
  • Identify effective approaches to the use of medications for OUD that may overcome certain barriers.
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.
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Effective treatments are needed to reduce the burden of OUDs on public safety and on the public health. Fortunately, there are medications approved for the treatment of opioid dependence. This webinar will focus on the legal and practical implications around the use of medications for OUDs.

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