An Overview of Psychiatric Medications and Prescription Medications of Abuse


This course will cover the most prevalent DSM-5 diagnoses present in the mental health and substance using populations which present in treatment and criminal justice populations. A review of common signs, symptoms, and current psychiatric medications will be reviewed for mental health disorders and substance use disorders. This course will be interactive utilizing lecture, small and large group discussions, as well as case studies and film vignettes to reinforce the materials presented.

Led By
​MA Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services & AdCare Educational Institute, Inc.
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