Posted: May 19, 2012 at 10:43 AM [May 19, 2012]
"Psychiatric Disorders in Chemically Dependent Individuals: Diagnostic and Treatment Considerations" will be presented on Tuesday May 22, 2011, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Dr. Patrick Gibbons, LMSW, DO; Adjunct Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at the University of Michigan; Medical Director of the WCHO Community Crisis Response Team; consultant with Pain Management Solutions in Ann Arbor; and Medical Director of Dawn Farm. This program will provide an overview of co-occurring addiction and psychiatric illness, including standard diagnostic criteria; individual considerations for determining the appropriate course of treatment; available psycho-social and pharmacologic treatment interventions; and the perspectives of both the person with alcohol/other drug addiction and the treatment provider on addiction and psychiatric illness.
This program is part of the annual Dawn Farm Education Series. All programs in the Education Series are FREE and open to anyone interested in attending – no registration is required. All programs will be presented from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center auditorium, at 5305 Elliott Drive in Ypsilanti. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information on this program and on upcoming programs, please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series or contact Dawn Farm at 734-485-8725 or email@example.com.