Friday, March 22, 2019 11:00 AM ~ 12:00 PM ET
This webinar is designed to increase awareness of the opioid crisis and its impact on adolescent populations. It will provide tools for health care and allied professionals to prevent, identify, and manage opioid misuse in adolescent patients. The consequences of opioid misuse in adolescents, current trends, and effective tools for medication management will be discussed.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health – Regional Offices’ are excited to announce this series of six adolescent health webinars taking place throughout the month of March to gear up for Teen Health Week (April 1-7)!
Join discussions about ways in which health care, education, social service professionals, youth-serving organizations, and youth can support and promote adolescent health. Each free session will feature subject matter experts in adolescent development, preventive care, substance use, mental health, and nutrition. #TeenHealthWeek2019 takes place April 1-7. Learn more about this global initiative encouraging young people to take charge of their physical and mental health by visiting http://teenhealthweek.org/.
- Sharon Levy, MD, MPH, Director, Adolescent Substance Use and Addiction Program and Associate Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
- Sarah M. Bagley, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, and Director, CATALYST Clinic, Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center