Addiction Medicine Updates
Latest News & Upcoming Events
Due to COVID-19 we will not be holding the Addiction Medicine Conference as scheduled in Asheville. However, we understand YOU still want to receive up-to-date addiction medicine related education and WE are here to help. Please continue to reserve May 1 and 2 to...
For the first time in 3 decades, the Surgeon General has released a report that reviews and updates evidence on the importance of quitting smoking. The report finds that more than two-thirds of U.S. adult cigarette smokers report interest in quitting smoking and the...
Although buprenorphine treatment reduces risk of overdose and death in opioid use disorder, most patients stop using the treatment within a few weeks or months. A recent study compared adverse health outcomes following buprenorphine discontinuation among patients who...
The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) has created a webpage that contains news, guidance and resources from around the country regarding addiction treatment in the wake of COVID 19. It can be found here -...
Participants will gain insight into addictive disease through stories of individuals who have battled addiction and are now on the front lines assisting others in recovery. Discussion will include the intense stigma associated with the disease; the treatment pathways to combat addiction; and the role that genetics, trauma, and social opportunity play in addictive disease. Additionally, speakers will share techniques for empowering communities to make long lasting changes to promote overall health and resilience.
Due to COVID-19 we will not be holding the Addiction Medicine Conference as scheduled in Asheville. However, we understand YOU still want to receive up-to-date addiction medicine related education and WE are here to help. Please continue to reserve May 1 and 2 to participate in an online, abridged version of the currently planned agenda.
We hope everyone who has already signed up to attend will continue to join us virtually. We will announce more information on the sessions, number of CME/CE hours and revised pricing as soon as we can. Once we share the details, we will be able to issue partial refunds to those who plan to participate virtually OR if you are no longer interested or able to participate in this educational opportunity, we will be issuing full refunds.
Thank you for your understanding and ongoing commitment to the conference and the Governor’s Institute. Stay well!