Treatment of Opioid Dependence Among Adolescents and Young Adults

 

While the United States represents less than 5% of the world’s population, the country uses about 80% of the world’s global opioid supply (Manchikanti et al., 2010). As a consequence of these trends, drug overdose deaths in the U.S. nearly tripled from 1999 to 2014 with over 60% of those deaths involving opioids (Rudd, 2016). More than 80% of adolescents who die from an opioid overdose do so accidentally (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2017), reflecting in part their lack of understanding and underestimation of the dangers inherent in misuse of opioid medications. Along with increased risk of lethal overdose, adolescents who misuse prescription opioids are at increased risk of severe medical complications that necessitate emergency treatment, progression to drugs with even greater potential for lethality such as heroin, and the development of a substance use disorder.  

This course will focus on the biological and psychosocial factors that are unique to adolescents and that impact their vulnerability to the negative effects of opioid use. You will increase your understanding of the scope of opioid use disorders among adolescents and young adults and improve your ability to effectively identify and treat problematic, nonmedical use of prescription and other opioids. 



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Hours: 1.25
REL-BH-0-ADD7

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Course Delivery Method and Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning Reading-Based Online

Course Details

Course Code: REL-BH-0-ADD7
Hours: 1.25
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 4/30/2021
Learning Objectives:
Define the scope of opioid use and opioid use disorders among individuals aged 13-25.
Discuss the unique characteristics of opioid use and barriers to treatment among adolescents and young adults.
List evidence-based practices for treating opioid use disorders in adolescents and young adults.
Identify comorbidities common to opioid use disorders, such as other types of substance use, co-occurring mental health disorders, or physical health ailments.

Outline:

Section 1: Introduction



A.     About This Course



B.     Learning Objectives



Section 2: The Scope of Opioid Use and Abuse Among Individuals 13-25 Years Old




  1. Meet Jonathan

  2. Prevalence of Use Among Adolescents and Young Adults

  3. Unique Characteristics of Opioids

  4. Short-Acting Versus Long-Acting Opioids

  5. A Few Words About Heroin

  6. Opioid Ingestion and Absorption Rates

  7. Review

  8. Summary



Section 3: Characteristics of Opioid Use Among Adolescents and Young Adults




  1. Biological and Developmental Factors

  2. Social/Environmental Factors

  3. Other Drug Correlates

  4. Age of Onset Factors

  5. Recognizing Risk Factors

  6. Barriers to Treatment

  7. Review

  8. Summary



Section 4: Evidence-Based Practices for Treating Opioid Use Disorders in Adolescents and Young Adults




  1. Introduction

  2. Screening for Opioid Use in 13-25 Year Olds

  3. Evaluating Opioid Use in 13-25 Year Olds

  4. Opioid Detoxification

  5. Medication-Assisted Treatment

  6. Buprenorphine Treatment

  7. Methadone Maintenance Treatment (MMT)

  8. Naltrexone

  9. Components and Efficacy of Medication-Assisted Treatment

  10. Psychosocial Treatments

  11. Review

  12. Summary



Section 5: Co-morbid Psychiatric and Medical Conditions




  1. Frequency of Co-Occurring Disorders

  2. Common Comorbidities

  3. Implications for Practice

  4. Other Substance Use

  5. Implications for Practice

  6. Co-occurring Medical and Opioid Use Disorders among Youth Ages 13-25 Years Old

  7. Implications for Practice

  8. Review

  9. Summary



Section 6: Conclusion




  1. Summary

  2. Course Contributors

  3. Resources

  4. References

  5. Congratulations!

  6. Exam

  7. BrainSparks


Instructor: Brent Scobie, PhD, LCSW

Brent Scobie, PhD, LCSW received his masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Maine. Over the past 20 years, he has worked in a number of clinical positions at an acute care psychiatric and substance abuse treatment facility and within private practice. He has provided both evaluative and therapeutic services within emergency departments and forensic, inpatient, residential, and nonresidential substance abuse and co-occurring disorders programs. His clinical interest areas include evaluation and treatment of adolescent addiction disorders, chronic pain, insomnia, and anxiety disorders. He is a part-time faculty member at both Husson University and the University of Maine where he teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on subjects including substance use disorders, adult and child psychopathology, and healthcare administration and management.

Disclosure: Brent Scobie, PhD, LCSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Karl J. Haake, MD
Karl J. Haake, MD, is currently the Pain Management Consultant for the Missouri Primary Care Association and lead facilitator for Missouri's Chronic Pain ECHO Project. He is an anesthesiologist who specializes in pain medicine and is certified by both the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Pain Medicine. He formed the first pain clinic at a Federally Qualified Health Center in the United States at the Community Health Center of Central Missouri and consults with hospitals, health systems, managed care organizations, private clinics, and FQHC's throughout the country regarding coordination of primary care, behavioral health, and pain management. In addition to clinical responsibilities, Dr. Haake is deeply involved with the improvement of the delivery of chronic pain care and addressing the issues associated with the utilization of opioid pain medications. He currently serves on the Opioid Prescribing Initiative with Missouri Health Net and the Department of Mental Health in Missouri. He has spoken regionally and nationally including at the Missouri Coalition for Community Behavioral Healthcare and Psychiatric Rehab Conference, the National Association of Community Health Centers Community Health Institute, and the National Council for Behavioral Health. Dr. Haake received a Presidential Commendation from the American Academy of Pain Medicine in 2014 for work surrounding the coordination of pain care among specialists and primary care providers. He received his medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, and completed his residency in anesthesiology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Disclosure: Karl J. Haake, MD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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