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  • Opioid crisis is subject of 39th Reynolds-Finley Lecture

    Feb 23, 2018 - 10:00 AM
    Taylor is in his 11th season as the medical director of the Player Assistance and Anti-Drug Program of the National Basketball Association. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and a quadruple-board-certified general, child/adolescent, and addiction psychiatrist whose life's work ...
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  • Federal grant boosts number of area docs, nurses who can prescribe buprenorphine for opioid ...

    Feb 23, 2018 - 06:03 AM
    Physician assistants and certified nurse practitioners who attend the training must complete an additional 16 hours of online training provided by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the American Society of Addiction Medicine before applying for a waiver. About 81 have completed ...
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  • Seeking solutions to substance abuse in Silicon Valley

    Feb 22, 2018 - 02:18 PM
    She added that most treatment programs in the area incorporate assessments provided by the American Society of Addiction Medicine including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral interventions, trauma-informed groups. But harm-reduction and 12-Step connections are also available in ...
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