Making the Case: How MAT Improves Mental Health Care for those with Opioid Dependence
Start Date: October 06, 2015
End Date: October 06, 2015
The National Council for Behavioral Health is pleased to present our Fall Webinar Series on Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Opioid Dependence, supported by the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry under its prime grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. This webinar series is designed to support CBHOs to build foundational knowledge about MAT, FDA-approved pharmacotherapies for opioid dependence, the safety and efficacy of MAT approaches for opioid dependence, and the pervasive myths related to MAT approaches to opioid dependence.
October 6, 2015, 1:00 PM ET
Join Dr. Hilary Connery – Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School and Clinical Director for McLean Hospital Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse – to learn more about MAT’s contribution to improved mental health care and outcomes for individuals with mental illnesses and opioid dependence and successful modalities for mental health and MAT coordination and integration.
Register for the upcoming webinars in the series below.
MAT Roundtable: Lessons Learned from CBHOs Implementing MAT for Opioid Dependence
November 17, 2015, 12:30 PM ET
During this roundtable, join leaders in community behavioral health – including Lynn Fahey, CEO of Brandywine Counseling and Community Services and Raymond Tamasi, President and CEO of Gosnold on Cape Cod – who will share their organizations’ experiences with successful and replicable models of mental health and MAT integration.
In case you missed the first webinar in the series (below) or have questions about the Fall Webinar Series on MAT and Opioid Dependence, please contact Jake Bowling, Director of Practice Improvement, at JakeB@thenationalcouncil.org.
Opioid Dependence 101 & MAT
September 30, 2015, 1:00 PM ET
Join Dr. Joji Suzuki - Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School - as he shares introductory information on opioid dependence, provides an overview of MAT approaches that can play a vital role in helping individuals recover, discusses MAT’s safety and efficacy, and dispels common myths about MAT.
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