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Update on Legal Herbal Drugs of Abuse: Kratom, Kava and Salvia

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Presenter Details
Susan Hadley, MD
Susan K. Hadley, MD
Addiction Medicine Fellowship Co-Director
Department of Psychiatry

Susan K. Hadley, MD, joined COPE Community Services as medical director for medication assisted treatment (MAT) in Sept. 2016. In March 2020, she joined Psychiatry's Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program as faculty. Dr Hadley also works as a MAT provider at CODAC Health, Recovery and Wellness since July of 2018 where she continues to provide MAT services and women’s health services to women on MAT. She is a member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence and serves on several state and local level organizations.

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Learning Objectives
  1. Recognize the herbs Kratom, Kava and Salvia as potential drugs of abuse​.
  2. Identify the pharmacological action of Kratom, Kava and Salvia. 
  3. Understand their impact on mental and physical health. 
  4. Recognize recreational use vs abuse and potential positive vs negative effects.
CME Credit/Disclaimer

All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity. 

The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 12:00pm




Jamie Manser
College of Medicine – Tucson
Department of Psychiatry
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