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Substances and Their Effects on our Brains
Dr. John Brooklyn

Dr. Brooklyn is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine and is Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry at the UVM Larner College of Medicine. He is on the UVM Center for Rural Addictions faculty as a Clinical Expert. Dr. Brooklyn has a 30-year career as a practicing physician at the Federally Qualified Community Health Centers of Burlington and continues as the Medical Director of the Howard Center Chittenden Clinic Hub and the St. Albans BAART Hub. In 2000, he collectively started the nationally recognized CHARM group to coordinate the care of pregnant opioid users and their babies to promote intact families. Dr. Brooklyn helped open five of Vermont’s eight opioid treatment hubs and was one of the first physicians nationwide to prescribe buprenorphine. He created the internationally recognized Vermont Hub and Spoke model to integrate opioid treatment into primary care, helped establish opioid treatment in Vermont prisons, works on technology solutions to expand access and has mentored many in the field.
Learning Objectives
Participants will understand how drugs and alcohol affect the brain and human behavior
Participants will learn about treatments for substances both medical and psychological

Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Mar 24, 2027
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1 Attendance Credit
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