BHACA EVENT: UNDERSTANDING APPROACHES TO SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT AND INTEGRATION, April 2, 2014
Mary Beck, Chief Operations Officer, The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston
Lauren Boe, Treatment Therapist, Center for Recovering Families, The Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston
Cathy Crouch, Executive Vice President, SEARCH Homeless Services
Nadine Scamp, Chief Executive Officer, Santa Maria Hostel, Inc.
Andrea Washington, SUD and Integrated Care Coordinator, The Montrose Center
Topics Covered Included:
Understanding Substance Use Disorders – Terminology, signs and symptoms, etc.
Spectrum of Substance Use Disorder Services – Prevention, harm reduction, assessment and referral, SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment), detoxification, treatment approaches
Substance Use Disorder Services for Specific Populations – Individuals with co-occurring disorders, women/mothers, LGBT community
Integrating Substance Use Services with Mental Health and Primary Care Services – Substance use services in other settings; other services in substance use treatment settings