Three-quarters of adults in treatment for a substance use disorder started using in their teenage years. Preventing and addressing substance use in adolescents is critical.
To aid in the fight, the AOA and the Coalition of Health Care Providers on Adolescent Substance Use have created a new continuing medical education course to help physicians learn about prevention strategies for adolescents and how to address mild-to-severe substance use.
Physicians will also learn about safe prescribing practices and evidence-based treatments for teens with a substance abuse disorder.
Earn CME credit and learn more about the tools you need to talk to teens about substance use disorders by taking this free course.