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HSAC CoP: The Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder

April 21, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Dr. John Brooklyn, Associate Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Medicine and Psychiatry, UVM Larner College of Medicine will present on the many facets of risky alcohol use and its treatment. Alcohol use claims approximately 95,000 lives annually in the United States and New Hampshire has a very high rate of alcohol sales, making this a major public health problem. Dr. Brooklyn will answer questions following
his presentation and you are welcome and encouraged to share your own experience with persons with an alcohol use disorder.



Meet our Presenter:
Dr. Brooklyn is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He has been a strong advocate for integrating people with substance use disorders into medical homes and conceived of the nationally recognized Hub and Spoke model to seamlessly treat opioid use disorders. He is on the UVM Medical Center Family Medicine and Psychiatry faculty as an Assistant Clinical Professor and has been involved with the research of heroin, tobacco and cocaine use treatments there since 1992. His work helped lead to the approval of buprenorphine for opioid users. He is a national mentor for opioid use and substance use disorder treatment and a trainer for students, residents and faculty members throughout the United States. His interests remain in primary care, preventative care, the interface of behavior and health, the promotion of healthy lifestyles, treatment of substance use disorders, mindfulness, and motivational interviewing.



April 21, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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