Session 7: Substance Use in Adolescents and Young Adults (1 CME)


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Session 7 covers problematic substance use and binge drinking often begin in adolescence and young adulthood. Treatments for opioid use disorder are developed in adult populations. Whether the efficacy of opioid use disorder treatments seen in adults translates to similar efficacy in adolescent populations is an empirical question that will be explored. Binge drinking in adolescents and young adults occurs at a time of enhanced neural plasticity and may affect the trajectory of brain development. The effects of binge drinking on brain systems will bediscussed and potential approaches to prevent binge drinking will be highlighted. Wilson M. Compton, MD, MPE and George F. Koob, PhDbring their years of experience and expertise to deliver an exceptional presentation covering the following: Opioid Use Disorder in Adolescents and Young Adults and Prevention of Adolescent Binge Drinking: A Neurodevelopmental View.

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