Co-Occurring Disorders: Understanding Self-Medication and Complex Recovery

May 30, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm
“Co-Occurring Disorders: Understanding Self-Medication and Complex Recovery” will be presented by Jeremy Suttles, MSE, LMSW; Clinical Social Worker, University of Michigan Hospital – Adult Inpatient Psychiatry. Co-Occurring Disorders, also known as Dual Diagnosis, is the term used to describe having both a substance use disorder and a mental health or medical illness; the symptoms of one influence the symptoms and treatment of the other. The cycle of dual diagnosis can be a challenge for both providers and patients during recovery. This presentation will provide an overview of what co-occurring disorders are, how they are identified, their prevalence, and the most effective methods of treatment. Emphasis will be placed on a comprehensive model of recovery that provides for emotional and physical health recovery as well as ongoing sobriety. Free, open to all; no registration required. Provides 1.5 free CEH for addiction professionals. Sponsored by Dawn Farm.

Location: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center auditorium, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan