addiction medicine

Call for Abstracts: International Society of Addiction Medicine 2021 Conference

Abstracts on all aspects of addiction are welcome. In 2021, we especially encourage abstracts that focus on exploring global solutions to international problems in the field of addiction medicine, including: Drug, alcohol and non-pharmacological addiction-related policies Inequalities and vulnerabilities Addiction mechanisms Multiple morbidities Recovery and harm reduction Interface and care principles Novel treatments and other interventions Digitalisation Abstracts should present new scientific research, best practices and evidence-based addiction treatment, care and interventions. The committee favours

International Medicine in Addiction Conference 2021

Online,

International Medicine in Addiction Conference 2021 will take place online from the 26-28th of Feb.

This year’s theme of ‘Connecting the Disconnected’ acknowledges that doctors work with patients and communities who use substances that can cause complex issues, disconnection and marginalisation, and that they need to respond to people’s unique situations and issues.

ASAM Level of Care Certification: Re-Engineering Treatment One Step at a Time

Webinar,

ASAM Level of Care Certification, the first program of its kind to independently assess and verify treatment programs’ ability to deliver services consistent with Levels of Care described in The ASAM Criteria®, launched on June 1st 2020. This session will give a brief overview of the certification and then provide an opportunity for attendees to ask detailed questions relative to the certification process.

The Substance Use Intervention Team: A Preliminary Analysis of a Population-level Strategy to Address the Opioid Crisis at an Academic Health Center

Citation
Thompson and Hill. J Addict Med
Publication Date

Objective: In 2017, an academic health center in Chicago launched the multidisciplinary Substance Use Intervention Team (SUIT) to address opioid misuse across 18 inpatient units and in a new outpatient addiction medicine clinic. This report assesses the first 5 months of implementation and associations with patient health and healthcare utilization.