What will I learn?
During this course, you will learn to:
- Understand the mechanisms of action in the brain of opioids versus other substances of abuse that may lead to dependency.
- Describe how medicine for opioid use disorder alleviates OUD symptoms and improves outcomes for justice-involved individuals.
- Recognize how changes to brain architecture and function related to trauma and substance misuse may lead justice-involved individuals to act in unexpected or frustrating ways.