11:00-12:00pm AK12:00-1:00pm PT1:00–2:00pm MT2:00–3:00pm CT3:00–4:00pm ET
We have an opioid epidemic that’s been raging for decades. Before we can truly address it, we need to start at the beginning and understand what experiences, behaviors and habits lead to urges and cravings, which can lead to the habits and behaviors of addiction. How do adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) figure into the way our brains are wired? We have a misunderstanding and denial of what ACEs and addiction are and how they fit together. In this webinar, we will wind our way through habits, behaviors, and chemical changes to understanding.
Presenter: R. Jeffrey Goldsmith, MD, DLFPAPA, DFASAM
Dr. Goldsmith is a board-certified addiction medicine subspecialist. He was president of the American Society of Addiction Medicine from 2015–2017, ran the addiction fellowships at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center, and was professor of clinical psychiatry for the College of Medicine. Dr. Goldsmith was a co-investigator in the Clinical Trials Network from 1995–2008.