If you haven’t had the chance to catch it, be sure to listen to Dr. Shoptaw featured in the Opioid Response Network Stimulants Workgroup Soundbites on Substance Use Disorders: Season 1: Stigma, Stimulants, and the Fight for Treatment Equity podcast series. The episodes offer insightful peer-to-peer discussions covering a variety of topics, including medications for treating stimulant use disorder, addressing stigma in healthcare policy and courts related to stimulants, family considerations, and issues concerning naloxone and fentanyl contamination. For more information, click here.


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