Growing Challenges of Substance Use, Treatment & Recovery During COVID-19

12:00AM - 12:00AM

All Times Eastern

Date: Monday, May 18, 2020

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Time

Presented by the The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation, this webinar will highlight efforts to address the growing rate of substance use in this country and outline strategies to mitigate the increased burden on individuals, society and the health care system in the time of COVID-19. Speakers will discuss:

  • Evidence-based treatment for stimulant abuse, including access to cognitive-behavioral therapy to improve outcomes in individuals with addictive disorders
  • Emerging efforts to reduce shame and stigma and better direct individuals to appropriate care
  • Strategies to increase access to OUD and SUD treatment during COVID-19, including telehealth and virtual recovery support