Total CE Credit Hours: 1.25
Course Info URL: https://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/102700
About the Course:
This course discusses common co-morbidities with substance use disorders (SUD). It includes: the connection between substance use disorders and mental illness, why there is a comorbidity between SUD and mental illness, approaches to diagnosis, treatments for SUD and mental health conditions, co-occurring SUD and physical comorbidities, the connection between SUD and HIV, why HIV screening is important, methods for HIV prevention and treatment for individuals with substance use disorders, achieving an AIDS-free generation, barriers to comprehensive treatment for co-occurring disorders, and where to get more information.
This course is based on the article, Common Comorbidities with Substance Use Disorders created by NIDA in 2018.
Course Material Author
Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Acknowledge the pervasive problem of co-occurring disorders and barriers to treatment.
- Identify effective treatments for SUD and co-occurring mental health conditions
- Summarize the connection between HIV and SUD, and preventions and treatment when these specific disorders co-occur.
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