Co-occurring Substance Use & Mental Disorders (2017) | Steve Eickelberg, MD
This presentation is part of the Addiction Medicine Review Course 2017, an overview of the core elements of addiction medicine, presented by top experts in the field. Together with the other presentation it can serve as a broad review for clinicians, a review of the basics for newcomers, or a starting point for those preparing to sit for the Board of Addiction Exam.
- Addiction medicine specialists who want an overview of the latest developments in the field and their relevance to clinical practice
- Primary care clinicians who want to get a better understanding of addiction and manage patients with addictions in their practice
- Public health officials who want an understanding of the current state of addiction treatment
- Non-physicians who are involved in the treatment of addiction
At the end of this activity learner should be more competent in the diagnosis and treatment of co-occurring psychiatric disorders and addiction, including:
- Distribution of co-occurring mental health disorders in substance use disorders
- Impact of co-occurring mental health disorders on addiction treatment outcomes, particularly stratified by severity of mental illness as compared to severity of addiction
- Best practices in integrated treatment for dual diagnosis (assessment, primary vs. secondary diagnoses, intensity & length of treatment services), including the role of treatment specifically within mental health only.
- Medication management for the common dual diagnoses, including role of treatment of anxiety during early recovery.
- Role of abstinence versus harm reduction in this group.
- Changes from DSM IV to DSM 5 in classifying co-occuring mental health disorders and substance use disorders.
Steven Eickelberg, MD
Dr. Steven J. Eickelberg is an addiction psychiatrist who serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Sierra Tucson. He is a graduate of Oregon Health & Science University and received training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. Dr. Eickelberg is a diplomat of both the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Addiction Medicine, and he is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.Over the past 30 years, he has worked in a wide variety of clinical and educational settings, including Kaiser Permanente, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, consultant to Major League Baseball, consultant to the FAA, providing assessments and monitoring for the FAA and aviation professionals, Medical Director of the Betty Ford Center, and he was co-director of two addiction medicine fellowship programs (Loma Linda University School of Medicine-Kaiser Permanente combined program and the Betty Ford Center). Dr. Eickelberg has served on the Executive Council of the California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) since 1995, the MERF Board of Directors since 1999, and has been the President of MERF since 2002. In 2014 CSAM presented Dr. Eickelberg with the Vernelle Fox Award.
Dr. Eickelberg has no relevant financial relationships
The California Society of Addiction Medicine (CSAM) is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. CSAM takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.
CSAM designates this edduring internet-based educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.
- 1.00 AMA Category 1
- 1.00 Attendance