Addiction drug and Abuse
Drug addiction and abuse represent a complex and pressing public health concern, characterized by the compulsive use of substances despite adverse consequences, often requiring comprehensive treatment and support for recovery. Prevention, early intervention, and access to evidence-based treatments are crucial in addressing this global issue. Recent research in addiction medicine has focused on the development of more targeted and effective medications to combat substance use disorders, emphasizing the importance of personalized treatment approaches. Studies also highlight the role of behavioral interventions and support systems in promoting long-term recovery. Furthermore, advancements in telehealth and digital therapeutics have expanded access to addiction treatment, improving patient outcomes and increasing the reach of addiction services. This session is planned to examine a variety of pertinent topics within the field of addiction and substance abuse.