Leadership Insights: The Future of Substance Use Disorder Treatment—Where Patient Care Meets Public Health
Wednesday, March 22
The issue of substance use disorders has gained national attention due to the level of need, increased challenges during the pandemic and steadily rising overdose deaths. In fact, a person in the U.S. is more likely to die from an overdose than from a motor vehicle accident. Despite decreased barriers to substance use disorder treatment resulting from the flexibilities created during the pandemic regarding virtual care, the need for evidence-based care remains strong. Join three of the top experts in the behavioral healthcare space as they discuss the landscape of the substance use disorder field to include the challenges facing heath systems today, the latest health system and public behavioral health approaches to these challenges, and how healthcare leaders can work to successfully address the ongoing care needs of their patients.
- Describe the current landscape of substance use disorder treatment.
- Identify best practices for how healthcare leaders can work to successfully address behavioral health issues within their organizations.
Wayne Young, FACHE
Vice President, Behavioral Health | Assistant Professor
Annie Peters, PhD, LP
Director of Research and Education