Ontario Psychiatric Association virtual addictions conference

Upon attending the day, attendees will be able to: 

  1. Compare and describe current evidence-based pharmacotherapy options for people who use substances in both the withdrawal and maintenance phase, including opiate agonist treatment and anti-craving medications
  2. Compare and describe psychotherapy principles and available psychosocial treatments for people who use substances
  3. Engage in a discussion around various treatment approaches for complex patients presenting with concurrent disorders

Dates and times:

  • Friday, November 27, 2020, 13:00 – 17:00 EST
  • Saturday, November 28, 2020, 10:00 – 14:30 EST

 

Register now.

Conference Chairs

Valerie Primeau MD, FRCPC, North Bay RAAM Physician Lead

Wiplove Lamba MD, FRCPC, Dip ABAM, ISAM (C)

Agenda

November 27, 2020 (3.5 hours)

Pharmacotherapy Primer for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

  • 13:00 – 15:00: Management of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and other Substance Use Disorders (SUDs)
  • 15:00 – 15:30: Break
  • 15:30 – 17:00: Management of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)

November 28, 2020 (3.5 hours)

Introduction to Psychosocial Approaches for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

  • 10:00 – 12:00: Overview of individual psychotherapy treatment options 
  • 12:00 – 13:00: Lunch break 
  • 13:00 – 14:30: Overview of residential treatment and provincial resources

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