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Adolescent Addiction: Unique Vulnerabilities and Treatment Approaches

Veronika Mesheriakova, MD
Assistant Professor • Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine • Department of Pediatrics • UCSF School of Medicine


Learning objectives:
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe epidemiological trends in adolescent substance use
  • Discuss unique diagnostic considerations for substance use disorders in adolescents
  • Cite evidence-based treatment strategies for adolescent addiction


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended only for behavioral/mental health professionals and clinical providers.

Continuing education (CE) credit is available for physicians, psychologists, nurses, and therapists who participate in this activity.

Event Details

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