The University of Texas System

Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment of SUD in the Youth

May 09, 2024

12:00 pm–1:00 pm


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Speaker: Hector Colón-Rivera, M.D., MRO

Learning Objectives:
• Identify current trends in adolescent substance use.
• Describe why adolescents are particularly vulnerable to substance use disorders and mental health co-occurring disorders.
• Describe risk and protective factors for adolescent substance use, co-occurring disorders, and other health conditions
• Identify evidence-based community, school, family, and peer prevention strategies.

Target Audience: PCP’s, Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Social Workers, LPC’s