Harm Reduction Learning Institute
DC Health

Stimulants and Psychosis: Prescription Stimulant Misuse and Abuse

This course gives providers the tools necessary to better identify prescription stimulant misuse and abuse and how to address these concerns before they develop into chronic issues.

This course is jointly provided by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, HealthHIV, and the District of Columbia Department of Behavioral Health.

Learning Objectives
  1. Identify common trends and issues regarding prescription (Rx) stimulant misuse and abuse
  2. Discuss ways practitioners can identify signs of prescription stimulant abuse
  3. List ways those on the health care team can combat prescription stimulant misuse and abuse
  4. Identify interventions for use in treatment of stimulant use disorder

  • Austin De La Cruz, Pharm.D., BCPP

Launch Date

September 7, 2022

Expiration Date

September 6, 2023

Activity Type


No credit is offered for this training.


There is no cost for this training.

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