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Co-occurring Disorders in the Adolescent Population
August 29, 2022

This 90-minute presentation will provide in-depth information surrounding adolescent co-occurring disorders, including the presence and interaction of mental illness and substance use disorders. Attendees will be able to recognize signs of these conditions and behavioral presentation. You will learn about the circular impact that mental health and substance abuse have on each other and treatment approaches to treat these conditions. Time will be spent reviewing a case study to apply your learning from this presentation to a real case.

 

Session Objectives:

  • Learn the signs and symptoms of common adolescent substance use disorders and mental health conditions
  • Identify risk and protective factors for mental illness, substance use, and co-occurring conditions
  • Discuss the circular impact that mental health and substance abuse have on each other
  • Learn about evidence-based and best practice models for treating co-occurring conditions

 

Co-occurring Disorders in the Adolescent Population

 

Created in collaboration with the Mountain Plains MHTTC.