The live presentation will take place on June 20, 2019, 3:00-4:00pm ET.
Advance registration is encouraged. Registrants will receive an event reminder by email one day prior to the webinar.
Substance use disorders (SUDs) are a prevalent problem among individuals in the U.S. Approximately 10 percent of the U.S. population is in recovery from a SUD, even among those receiving treatment, quality of life scores are low and relapse rates are high. Over 25 percent of adults reported engaging in binge drinking in the past month. Those with a severe mental illness are at increased risk for a co-occurring substance use disorder and binge drinking as well as significant negative consequences of this dual-diagnosis. Treatment of these individuals can be challenging. Therefore, the purpose of this presentation is to provide an overview of diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders and risky alcohol use and review motivational interviewing techniques, which are particularly efficacious at improving change rate and sustaining change. Medication management and other treatment strategies for providers from primary care and psychiatric specialties will be discussed.
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Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Grant No. 1H79SM080818-01 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.
- Cite the prevalence of co-occurring severe mental illness and substance use disorders and heavy drinking.
- Identify substance use disorders and high-risk alcohol consumption in those with serious mental illness.
- Evaluate treatment options for effectively managing dual-diagnosis serious mental illness and substance use disorders.
Counselor, Nurse/Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatrist, Physician (non-psychiatrist), Physician Assistant, Psychologist, Social Worker, Peer Specialist/Peer Support
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1.0 hours
Program Start Date: June 20, 2019
Program End Date: June 20, 2019
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, ANCC contact hours, or a certificate of participation may do so by attending the live presentation and completing the evaluation. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians), CNE certificate (nursing), or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the event date and hours earned.
Continuing Education Credit
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this live event for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Donna Rolin, PhD, APRN, University of Texas at Austin. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Amanda Simonton, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC, CARMAhealth. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Teri Brister, PhD, LPC, National Alliance on Mental Illness. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Amy N. Cohen, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
- Tristan Gorrindo, MD, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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