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Attachment, Trauma and the Neurobiology of Opioid Use Disorders

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Let's Talk - A Professional Development Webinar Series

Is there a neurobiological link between childhood trauma and susceptibility to addiction? Steve Delisi, MD, will explain how traumatic experiences can increase the risk of addiction by influencing the brain’s development, and discuss the need for specific, trauma-informed care for those with opioid use disorder and attachment issues.


Understand the neural circuitry of chronic opioid use
Recognize the co-occurrence of opioid use disorders and trauma
Describe the relationship between the neurobiology of opioid use disorders and trauma

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A certificate of completion will be awarded for attending this event. Please note, this event has not been approved for continuing education (CE) credit. The participant is responsible to verify if this activity meets their continuing education board requirements in order to gain credit.

Steve Delisi

Stephen Delisi, MD, is the medical director of professional education solutions for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and an associate professor at the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate School of Addiction Studies. Dr. Delisi, a clinical psychiatrist, has earned a reputation for demystifying the science behind addiction and advancing integrated evidence-based treatment.

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Date & Time: 
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 12:00 pm

Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation