A Convergence of Epidemics: SUD and MHD Trends During COVID (Summer 2020 Distance Learning Wednesdays)

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August 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


ZOOM Platform

Cost: $35

3 Clock Hours

CASAC Renewal          CPP Section 1          CPS Section 1


Content: During this workshop we will explore the concept of “diseases of despair” and the three classes of behavior-related medical conditions that fall within this category. Discussed will be high risk categories of patients during the pandemic. We will review local and national data focusing on opioids, alcohol, marijuana and vaping. We will also focus on mental health conditions that include depression, anxiety and trauma. Discussed will be how already escalating symptoms and rising use has been exacerbated during the pandemic. Shared will be a wide variety of resources that present alternative coping strategies as opposed to increased use and escalating mental health conditions.


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Summer Distance Learning August 2020 Series


Additional Information:

  • Link to  join training will be e-mailed upon successful registration
  • PDF of handouts will be e-mailed 24 hours prior to training.
  • Quiz and Evaluation form will be provided at the end of the training
  • Certificate will be issued upon receipt of passing quiz (70% or higher) and completed evaluation.


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