Fireside Chat: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Mental Health of Indigenous Communities
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The “Medications for OUD and Criminal Justice Systems and Settings” webinar, presented by faculty expert, Dr. Joshua Lee, will describe recent trends in criminal justice system (CJS) populations and intersections with the US opioid epidemic, detail clinical trials examining the application of medication-assisted treatment in CJS populations, and give context to recent and proposed policies impacting CJS and opioid use disorders.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze and interpret recent clinical trial data for OUD medications in criminal justice system (CJS) settings.
  • Compare and contrast the practical and unique barriers and differences between MOUDs in CJS.
  • List the advantages and disadvantages of daily versus long-acting MOUD formulations in a case-based framework.

Target Audience


Estimated Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Begin Date: October 13, 2020
End Date: October 13, 2023

How to Earn Credit

Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the completion date and hours earned.


The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychiatric Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty and Planner Disclosures


  • Joshua Lee, MD, MSc; Associate Professor, Department of Population Health, NYU School of MedicineDr. Lee discloses the following relationships: Grant/Research: NYU Site PI of an ISS study funded by Indivior to Friends Research Institute. In-kind study drug for three recent or current NIH-funded trials from Indivior and Alkermes

Program Planners

  • John Renner, M.D. Dr. Renner discloses the following relationship:APA Publishing royalties for the handbook Office-Based Buprenorphine for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder

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