Prescription Drug Abuse: From Gabapentin to Buprenorphine and (Almost) Everything in Between

A case-based approach to the problem of prescription drug abuse, with a focus on medications not commonly addressed. Also, the workshop will present the latest evidence on tapering patients down and off of benzodiazepines.

Workshop planners: Anna Lembke, MD
Faculty: Steven Batki, MD, Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, UC San Francisco; Chief, Substance Abuse Programs, and Director, Addiction Research Program, VA Medical Center, San Francisco; Judith Martin, MD, Medical Director of Substance Abuse Services, Dept. of Public Health, City and County of San Francisco; David Kan, MD, Private Practice of Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry