Medications for Youth with Opioid Use Disorder

This presentation will discuss youth/adolescents with OUD and co-occurring mental health disorders, trauma, and/or ADHD, review the three types of MOUD that can be used for youth with a main focus on buprenorphine, and review developmental considerations and approaches to treatment and recovery.

Learning objectives:

  • describe the three FDA-approved medications for OUD, their actions, induction, and dosing in the youth/adolescent population
  • identify the developmental aspects of treatment and recovery approaches when caring for the youth/adolescent population
  • discuss trauma-informed care and the importance of addressing co-occurring psychiatric disorders when engaging with the youth/adolescent population.


Prescribing clinicians and their teams

Continuing Medical Education
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and CCSME. The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Contact Hours

1 contact hour for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and behavioral health professionals
1 Category I contact hour for psychologists are provided. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.
1 contact hour CHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
1 contact hour pending for alcohol and drug counselors from the board of alcohol and drug counselors


  • Amy Yule
    Amy Yule

    Dr. Amy Yule is board certified in adult, child, and addiction psychiatry. She is the Director of Adolescent Addiction Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center and an Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Yule works with youth with substance use disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders as well as their family in a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic. She also has NIH funding to examine interventions to prevent substance use disorders in youth with psychiatric disorders.


Sep 20 2022


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



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Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine


Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine