Sections from this episode include

The importance of addiction training

Addiction medicine becoming a specialty

Utilizing a systems-based approach to treating addiction

Today's Guest

Dr. Cara Poland is a recognized expert in addiction medicine. She is a faculty member at Michigan State University. She earned her medical degree from Wayne State University and was trained in internal medicine at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan and in addiction medicine at Boston Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. She received her master’s degree in education from Boston University. She has an interest in educating healthcare providers and providers-in-training to improve care for patients with substance use disorders particularly during pregnancy and early parenting.

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction, there is help available.

SAMHSA National Helpline

Confidential free help, from public health agencies, to find substance use treatment and information.

www.samhsa.gov

1-800-662-4357

Shatterproof

Browse addiction resources from treatment finders to recovery groups to grief support.

www.shatterproof.org/

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

Further Learning

National Institute on Drug Abuse

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) supports and conducts research across a broad range of disciplines and leads the nation in scientific research on the health aspects of drug abuse and addiction.

www.drugabuse.gov

Health Management Associates

Helping Communities Improve Care for People with Complex Health and Social Needs

www.HMAedu.com

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