Back to All Events

The Many Faces of Opioid and Heroin Addiction

  • Area L AHEC 1631 South Wesleyan Boulevard Rocky Mount, NC, 27803 United States (map)

Event Objectives:

- Identify recent trends in opioid prescribing and prescription opioid misuse in North Carolina

- Review how opioid and heroin abuse impacts numerous demographic groups including neonates, families, veterans, and the elderly

- Understand the management of infants exposed to opiates and other neuro affecting drugs using a multi-protocol approach

- Summarize age-related changes that affect pain management

- Discuss how opioid and heroin abuse is affecting the veteran population

- Discuss and the new opioid guidelines and educational resources related to opioids