The substance use crisis is worsening. One in ten adults reports starting or increasing the use of alcohol or drugs to cope with the pandemic. And over 107,000 drug overdose deaths were reported in 2021 – the highest on record and a nearly 15% increase from 2020.
How can healthcare providers continue to safely and compassionately manage, treat, and support clients with a substance use disorder in this climate?
Join us for an ECHO series focused on best practices and current thinking in a safe space for peer-to-peer learning and open dialogue. Led by medical experts and psychiatrists from the New Jersey Medical School and Rowan Medicine, discussion topics include understanding specific substances, integrating substance use disorder treatment in primary care settings, and medication-assisted approaches.
After participating in ECHO, providers will be able to: