Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/103218
About the Course:
“Kratom” is a term used to describe a herbal substance that has opioid and stimulant-like effects. Kratom and kratom-based products are currently legal and available in many areas, throughout the United States. Kratom is understudied, and given the scarcity of controlled human studies, this present study focuses on kratom usage, user motivations, and outcomes after kratom exposure.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Kratom (Mitragyna Speciosa): User Demographics, Use Patterns, and Implications for the Opioid Epidemic created by Albert Garcia-Romeu, Ph.D. and David J. Cox, Ph.D. in 2020.
Publication Date:Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 March 01; 208: 107849 Mar 2020
Course Material Authors
Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
Addiction professionals, counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for beginners.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify user demographics for Kratom.
- Identify usage patterns for Kratom.
- Describe user motivations and outcomes following kratom exposure.
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