Substance Use Disorders: A Comprehensive Review and Update 2024

Lake Buena Vista, FL US
February 19, 2024 to February 21, 2024

We invite you to join us at Disney's BoardWalk Inn for our annual Substance Use Disorder conference. 

Please click on the "Venue" tab to see our available room block offerings.

Attend this conference on substance use disorders to hear the latest research and find guidance that enhances your care for patients.

Substance use disorders are complex and have a huge impact on patients, families and communities They challenge even experienced health care professionals to stay current with evolving guidelines.  And they are seen and treated across all professions, disciplines and practice settings. This includes primary care, psychiatry, social work, psychology, family practice, nursing and more.

That's why our agenda focuses on a broad update across the spectrum of substance use disorders. Sessions cover everything from neuroscience and developmental perspectives all the way through recovery-oriented systems of care. Our faculty share their experience as both clinical caregivers and research experts. They make time to answer questions and help you find solutions for complex conditions.


MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals
Super Bird Registration (on or before October 31, 2023): $895.00
Early Bird Registration (between November 1, 2023, and January 1, 2024): $995.00
Regular Registration (after January 1, 2024): $1,095.00

Other Professionals or Trainees
Super Bird Registration (on or before October 31, 2023): $795.00
Early Bird Registration (between November 1, 2023, and January 1, 2024): $895.00
Regular Registration (after January 1, 2024): $995.00


The conference syllabus is a printed book with all slide presentations and space to take notes adjacent to each slide.

Syllabus Book: $65


We provide all attendees with completely free access to all slide presentations in digital PDF format prior to the conference. This is an environmentally friendly alternative and helps keep costs lower for all attendees. The e-syllabus will be available for 30 days after the conference. 

Cancellation Policy

A refund minus a $100.00 administrative fee will be issued for refund requests received by January 18, 2024. Payments made may not be applied to future conferences or other educational activities. There are no exceptions to these policies.




Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by grant no. 1H79TI081968 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

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AAAP is the DATA 2000 sponsor for this training.

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Target Audience

This program is intended for:

  • General and Family Physicians
  • Psychiatrists
  • Nurse Practitioners 
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers

Learning Objectives

Our conference lets you engage dozens of renowned clinician-researchers, get your clinical questions answered, and translate enhanced knowledge into optimal patient care.

Here are some of the ways that participants plan to change their clinical practice as a result of attending our conference:

  • Describe the best practices for treatment of substance use disorders
  • Discuss how to properly screen and diagnose substance use disorders
  • List rational, evidence based pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies for patients with substance use disorders
  • Assess relative utility and strengths of recovery oriented models of care
  • Assess and treat patients with co-morbid substance use, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, pain, and infectious diseases.
  • Discuss how to manage complicated withdrawal
  • Utilize motivational interviewing, CBT and contingency management techniques when working with patients suffering from substance use disorders
  • Describe the effects of and interventions for marijuana and synthetics
  • List the different approaches and challenges associated with opioid, alcohol and nicotine treatment
  • Discuss the challenges associated with identification and management of substance use disorders in the emergency department
Course summary
Registration opens: 
Course closes: 
Event starts: 
02/19/2024 - 8:00am EST
Event ends: 
02/21/2024 - 5:00pm EST

Substance Use Disorders: A Comprehensive Review and Update 2024 Program Agenda Coming Soon! 

Disney's BoardWalk Inn
2101 Epcot Resorts Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830-1000
United States


Please check back for our available Room Blocks in the future! 


SUD2024 Faculty List coming soon! Please check back for full list of faculty speakers.

Accreditation Information is under review. Please check back for available CME! 


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