In terms of the neurobiology of OUD, this webinar will define addiction, the risk factors, stages of the addiction cycle and neuroadaptations. We will review the statistics in terms of overdose deaths, rises in the opioid overdoses, health - related quality of life and chronic diseases. Stigma plays a large role in OUD and this webinar will explore how words matter and how the terminology surrounding OUD is evolving. As we move into the treatment landscape, we explore related association recommendations, history of treatments , pharmacology and different types of medications that can be used to treat opioid use disorder.
The OUD treatment landscape has evolved, and this webinar will help participants learn about the following :
*Neurobiology of this Chronic, Treatable Brain disease
*Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose Deaths
*Disease and Treatment Stigma