2004 – Prescription Opioid Dependence

2004 Conference Workshop Session
PowerPoint Presentation

  • Usoa Busto, PhD, Center for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
  • Steven Clay, DO, Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH
  • Aaron Gilson, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Robert Walsh, RAC, NIDA (Facilitator)

Prescription opioid medications can help to improve the quality of life of individuals with severe pain and other medical conditions. However, some of these medications may be abused. The purpose of this workshop is to discuss the nature and extent of the problem of the prescription opioid dependence as well as its prevention and treatment.

NIDA Sponsored Workshop

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