Topic: Opiate Addiction & Herbal Alternatives to Methadone
Webinar Summary: In this webinar, Dr. Stansbury shares the history, prevalence and consequences of opiate addiction; explains the neurochemistry of opiates & their interface with dopamine, anandamide, and the reward pathways of the brain; and presents botanical therapies for acute opiate withdrawal and long-term maintenance.
- Learning how the reward system becomes corrupted with opiate addiction.
- Understanding how dopamine, GABA, and anandamide pathways interact with opiate pathways.
- Treating acute opiate withdrawal with botanical formulae.
- Crafting long-term botanical therapies as alternatives to methadone and pharmaceutical OMT.
1.5 Pharmacy CME Credits