COVID-Related Stress and the Connection to Substance Use and Mental Health Issues

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Alaska Daylight Savings Time
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 09:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Software
GoToWebCast
Support Website
https://goto.webcasts.com/
Cost Range
FREE

Host And Instructor

Host
Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Learning Network
Instructor
Siobhan A. Morse, MHSA, CRC, CAI, MAC
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Credits

C.E. Credit for NAADAC - The Association for Addiction Professionals: 1.00 [pending]
This course has been approved by NACCME, LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #182840. NACCME is responsible for all aspects of the programing.

Training Overview Description

This session will discuss the relationships between Covid and the mental health challenges that it presents and their relationship to substance use and abuse. Data from treatment centers will be reviewed, and strategies to address underlying symptoms will be presented.

Event-specific Details

Covid has presented a number of challenges to the behavioral health community. According to surveys, the US population in general is experiencing greater stress, anxiety, and depression which can lead to feelings of being overwhelmed and hopelessness. Behavioral health providers are on the front lines of dealing with the crisis and the impact of these feelings in real life individuals on a daily basis.

Upon completion of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • Review the impact of stress and associated behavioral health challenges arising during Covid
  • Discuss the relationship between stress and behavioral health symptoms to substance use and abuse
  • Identify strategies to mitigate stress, manage symptoms, and prevent substance use, abuse, and relapse

Presenter

Siobhan A. Morse, MHSA, CRC, CAI, MAC
Director of Clinical Services/Research-Special Projects,
Behavioral Health Division,
Universal Health Services, Inc

Siobhan is the Divisional Director of Clinical Services-Research/Special Projects for the Behavioral Health Division of Universal Health Services (UHS) supporting the development and evaluation of substance use disorder programs and sharing findings with the industry at large. She regularly presents original research worldwide, has published multiple articles in peer reviewed scientific journals, and conducts education within the addiction services network. Siobhan has a Masters in Health Services Administration and certifications in clinical research, interventions and as a Master Addiction Counselor. She also voluntary adjunct faculty for the College of Family Medicine at Baylor University.

Addiction Professionals
This course has been approved by NACCME, LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #182840. NACCME is responsible for all aspects of the programing.