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Alcohol Use Disorder: Harm and Risk Reduction Strategies

DEA Training, Hosted Education
Apr 10, 2024

12pm – 1pm

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There are numerous barriers to Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) care. This presentation will discuss key barriers including stigma, complex symptoms of addiction, and system-related barriers and approaches to help overcome barriers. This interactive discussion will include a focus on risk reduction definitions for alcohol use and use of medication and behavioral health approaches to help patients identify goals and engage in recovery.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe evidence-based medication and psychotherapy treatment for alcohol use disorder
  • Discuss current treatment barriers
  • Describe updated guidance about risk reductions for alcohol use disorder as a harm reduction approach and engaging patients in goal-setting


  • Allison Lin, MD, MS
    • Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, U-M Addiction Center
    • Director of the Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Program
    • Practicing Addiction Clinician, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
    • Research Scientist, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

1 CE Credit Available (1.0 hour):

  • CME credit pending
  • MCBAP credit pending
  • Social Work CEU credit pending
  • Meets DEA Training Requirements

Who should take this training:

  • Healthcare Providers
  • Social Workers
  • Peer Support
  • Mental Health Professionals