Reducing Barriers to Care for Patients with Substance Use Disorders

From a foundation in harm reduction, Dr. Chung will discuss how to improve access to care for patients with substance use disorders.

Learning Objectives:

  • How to apply harm reduction in your clinical practice.
  • How to approach patients that are “non-compliant”.
  • What are some of the risks in having an overly rigid approach to treating patients with substance use disorder?

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.

The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this regularly scheduled series for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*Nurses and Nurse Practitioners will be awarded a certificate of participation with a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Contact Hours
1 contact hours for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and behavioral health professionals.
1 Category I contact hours for psychologists. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.
1 contact hours for Alcohol and Drug Counselors pending approval by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors
1 contact hours CHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.


  • Gilmore Chung
    Gilmore Chung

    Gilmore Chung completed medical school at the University of Kentucky, completed his Internal-Medicine residency at Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center, and currently works as the director of addiction medicine, and is site director of the Rose Ave Clinic at Venice Family Clinic, an FQHC in Los Angeles.


Apr 09 2024


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm



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Maine Substance Use Disorders Learning Community


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