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Webinar on Stimulant Use Disorder
July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The New England Region Opioid Response Network, on behalf of Healthy Acadia, will host a free webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, focused on stimulant use. Dr. Nitigna Desai, MD, will provide an overview of stimulant use disorder and the effects of stimulants and co-occurring polysubstance use.
This webinar will discuss the indications of stimulant use intoxication, withdrawal and overdose, both on its own and with co-occurring substances, including benzodiazepines, alcohol, cannabis, and opiates. The long-term effects and impact of stimulant use and stimulant use disorder will be discussed, and an overview of the current evidence-based treatment options will be provided.
Pre-registration is required to attend this free webinar. Register online at https://brown.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5GHTCvkfQYKfcZh74Ul-9w. Please remember to download Zoom if you do not have it already. Once registered, you will receive a link that is individual to you.
Dr. Nitigna Desai, MD, is a board-certified addiction psychiatrist who has served as a chief of psychiatry from 2018-2021 and as chief and director of substance abuse services from 1996-2021 at Bedford VAMC. S
Healthy Acadia is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that engages in a broad range of initiatives to build healthier communities and make it easier for people to lead healthy lives across Washington and Hancock counties. Learn more at www.healthyacadia.org.
- July 22
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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