Substance Use Disorder: A Brain Disease

Medication, counseling, and support—just as important in substance use disorder treatment as any other brain disease.

Brian Hurley, MD, MBA, DFASAM, gives a summary on his talk on medication treatment and psychotherapy for substance use disorders from the 2022 Annual Psychiatric Times™ World CME Conference.

Dr Hurley is the Medical Director of the Substance Abuse Prevention and Control at the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.