Substance Use Disorders

Discover how specialist and primary care collaboration in substance use disorders can benefit you and your patients.

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July 9th, 2021 - Managing Concurrent Benzodiazepine Use Disorder and OUD
July 16th, 2021 - Eating Disorders and Addiction
July 30th, 2021 - Case-Based Application: Concurrent Benzodiazepine Use Disorder and OUD
August 6th, 2021 - Managing Concurrent Alcohol Use Disorder and OUD
August 13th, 2021 - Case-Based Application: Heavy Alcohol Use in an OUD Patient
August 13th, 2021 - Sexual Disorders and Addiction
September 10th, 2021 - Managing Concurrent Stimulant Use Disorder and OUD
September 17th, 2021 - Sleep Disorders and Addiction
September 24th, 2021 - Case-Based Application: Stimulant Use in an OUD Patient
October 1st, 2021 - Managing Pain in the OUD Patient
October 8th, 2021 - Case-Based Application: Stimulant Use in an OUD Patient
October 15th, 2021 - Personality Disorders (Cluster A) and Addiction
November 5th, 2021 - Addressing Homelessness in Patients with OUD
November 12th, 2021 - Case-Based Application: Frequent Health Care Utilization with patient’s experiencing homelessness
November 19th, 2021 - Personality Disorders (Cluster B) and Addiction
December 3rd, 2021 - Addressing Legal Issues in Patients with OUD
December 10th, 2021 - Case-Based Application: How to talk to patients about marijuana use
December 17th, 2021 - Personality Disorders (Cluster C) and Addiction

How to Participate

Access your ECHO clinics from anywhere, using your computer or mobile device.

  • Register for your Project ECHO of choice 
  • No-charge consultation with a multidisciplinary team of specialists on active cases
  • No homework
  • IT support available

Substance Use Disorders ECHO Session Leaders

  • Petros Levounis, MD, MA, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Rashi Aggarwal, MD, Associate Professor and Director, Psychiatry Residency Training Program Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Clement Chen, Clinical Pharmacist/Academic Detailer, PharmD, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Lynda Bascelli, MD, Addiction Medicine, Cooper University Health Care
  • Brian Colangelo, LCSW, CADC, Addiction Medicine, Cooper University Health Care
  • Guest Speakers, Case Presenters, and Panelists 

Learning Objectives

After participating in ECHO, providers will be able to:

  • Describe the screening tools useful for management of substance use disorders in primary care settings
  • Identify pharmacologic treatment modalities available for patients with substance use disorders
  • Identify non-pharmacologic treatment modalities available for patients with substance use disorders
  • Self-regulate attitudes and beliefs about patient presentations to provide safe and management of patients with substance use disorders
  • Identify appropriate community resources for patients with substance use disorders

Substance Use Disorders ECHO Past Curriculum

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Substance Use Disorders ECHO ACCME Accreditation

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