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Buprenorphine Treatment for Young Adults (Blending Team Product).

Produced by the NIDA/SAMHSA-ATTC Blending Initiative, 2010.

Laura F. McNicholas, MD, PhD (Philadelphia VAMC), Michael P. Bogenschutz, MD (CASAA, University of New Mexico, SW Node), Geetha A. Subramaniam, MD (Johns Hopkins University, MA Node), Shannon Garrett, MSW, LGSW (Mountain Manor Treatment Center, ), Susan A. Storti, PhD, RN, CARN-AP (Synergy Enterprises, Inc.), George E. Woody, MD (University of Pennsylvania, DV Node), Thomas E. Freese, PhD (Pacific Southwest ATTC), Pamela Waters, MEd (Southern Coast ATTC), Thomas Durham, PhD, LDAC (Central East ATTC).

The Buprenorphine Treatment for Young Adults Blending Team designed a training package which highlights the findings of protocol CTN-0010, "Buprenorphine/Naloxone-Facilitated Rehabilitation for Opioid Dependent Adolescents/Young Adults," which compared longer-term versus short-term buprenoprhine/naloxone treatment in an outpatient setting. The 3-hour training program examines the prevalence of and treatment admission rates for nonmedical use of opioids among young adults; provides an overview of opioid use among young adults; explores and increases understanding of the results of new research on using buprenorphine to treat opioid addiction in young adults; and describes the implications of these findings for the treatment of opioid addiction in young adults. The Blending Team Product includes a 3-hour classroom training, a PowerPoint presentation, and a Brochure.

Note: As of April 2010, only the Brochure is available for download, with the rest of the product coming soon. (Blending Team Product, PDF, English, 2010)

Keywords: Adolescents | Blending Team Products | Blending Team Product: Bup Tx Young Adults | Buprenorphine | Clinician information | Dissemination | Opioid dependence | Opioid detoxification | Pharmacological therapy | Suboxone | Training | Young adults

Document No: 443

Submitted by the CTN Dissemination Librarians, 4/22/2010.

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