After a successful inaugural year, the Department of Psychiatry, in partnership with the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, is looking forward to hosting the 2nd Annual Addictions Update Conference. Medical, addiction, and behavioral health professionals are invited to attend the conference, which will take place at the Marriott University Park in Salt Lake City, UT.
The conference program focuses on increasing knowledge of substance use disorders and developing effective prevention and intervention programs through science, policy and treatment. Specifically, the 2018 conference program will address contemporary issues of addiction across the lifespan, with a focus on suicide and ethics. Ultimately, the conference hopes to facilitate improved systems, clinical modalities, and client care for individuals, families, and communities.
This program is for you if you are in a public or private professional sector working with, or influencing practices for, individuals and families with behavioral health and/or addiction issues. Special emphasis is placed on the following professions:
The new Opioid, Addiction, & Pain ECHO weekly series provides educational and case-based learning for health care providers so they can better manage patients with chronic pain and addiction. See the schedule here.