Substance Abuse & Depression

  • Date: 24 February 2014
  • Presented by:Patricia Burke, MSW, LCSW, BCD
  • Location:CCSME Online

Substance Abuse & Depression: A Collaborative Approach to Treatment and Recovery

The relationship between depression and substance abuse is complex. Depression can precede, follow or co-occur with substance use, abuse, and dependence. This four-week online course will examine this complex relationship and provide a framework for a collaborative and integrated approach to screening, assessment, treatment and recovery from these co-occurring conditions. This course will also address attitudes, beliefs, and emotional reactions of service providers, the perspectives of consumers with depression and substance use concerns, and a collaborative approach to screening, assessment and management of suicidal risk. Learning methods include online lessons, clinical examples, homework, and online discussion forums.

Sponsored by: Co-Occuring Collaborative Serving Maine

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