Contact Hours: 8
Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC, NCC
Based in part on SAMHSA TIP 43 Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction in Opioid Treatment Programs
- Identify the most common types of medication assisted therapies including methadone, suboxone and vivitrol.
- Discuss the utility and appropriateness of medication assisted therapy
- Examine the potential interactions between methadone and alcohol or other MAT and common mental health medications (SSRIs, Benzodiazepines etc)
- Review the prevalence of co-occurring disorders among persons in opioid treatment programs