PCSS-B: Integrating Buprenorphine/Naloxone Into a Methadone Clinic

Physicians' Clinical Support System-Buprenorphine (PCSS-B), a collaborative effort between the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, American Academy of Osteopathic Addiction Medicine, and American Psychiatric Association continues to make great progress in training, mentoring and providing resources for physicians who treat patients with opioid dependence. The number of trained physicians continues to grow each year. We hope you find our resources helpful. Your feedback is greatly appreciated!

Hot Topic Webinar: February 12, 2013 (12:00-1:00 pm ET)

Title: Integrating Buprenorphine/Naloxone Into a Methadone Clinic
Presenter: Laura F. McNicholas, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Buprenorphine Program, Philadelphia VA Medical Center 
To Register: Click here

Our Archived Webinars are great informational resources as well. This month's spotlight webinar is:

Title: Models of Buprenorphine Induction
Presenter: Erik Gunderson, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences and Department of Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine
To View this webinar click here.

Our Monthly Hot Topic Webinars are archived shortly after they are presented, if you are interested in a webinar that has passed, please visit our Archived Webinars!

Upcoming Half and Half Webinars: Waiver Eligibility Training

Date: Saturday, February 9, 2013
Course Director: Stephen Wyatt, DO 
Time: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm ET
Click Here to Register!

Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 
Course Director: William Morrone, DO
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm PT
Click Here to Register!

The PCSS-B website offers a variety of resources, from Clinical Tools, Clinical Guidances, and news articles to information on upcoming trainings. Visit the website at: www.pcssb.org.
Looking for a Mentor? PCSS-B provides mentoring programs aimed at assisting physicians in treating opioid dependence. Click here to apply for a Mentor.
Do you have your waiver to prescribe office-based treatment of opioid dependence and are you currently prescribing buprenorphine? If so, you may qualify to conduct a Half and Half course that could help your colleagues obtain their waivers to provide buprenorphine treatment of opioid addiction, apply here.  

Funding for this training was made possible (in part) by contract#1H79T1022022 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.