Opioid Response Network STR-TA

The State Targeted Response (STR) Technical Assistance (TA) project will launch seven 8-week virtual learning collaboratives on a variety of topics focused on using medication for addiction treatment (MAT) to treat patients with opioid use disorders.

Each collaborative will be led by a faculty expert who will support your efforts during the project. Participants will earn up to 8 CMEs by completing various activities such as watching pre-recorded webinars, calling into office hours, participating in group discussions and completing an individual project.

If you are interested in receiving more information about future collaboratives, fill out the form below:

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Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 6H79TI080816-02 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Next Scheduled STR Collaborative:

The Mental Health Complexities of Opioid Use Disorder

Beginning May 11, 2020

This 8-week virtual learning collaborative is designed to give participants advanced skills and knowledge on identification and treatment of co-morbid mental illnesses and substance use disorders, primarily opioid use disorder. Content will include a review of psychiatric diagnoses and symptoms along with comorbid medical conditions and complications of patients with serious mental illnesses and opioid use disorder. Discussion of assessment and monitoring strategies for medical and psychiatric diagnoses will enhance the understanding and skills of participants. The applied skills and knowledge obtained in this course will provide a basis for establishing effective care that will identify and address a variety of health care problems related to substance use and risks encountered in patients with serious mental illnesses and support opioid use disorder patients in recovery.

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