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Adolescents with substance use problems in outpatient treatment: a one-year prospective follow-up study focusing on mental health and gender differences
Although several studies have found a high incidence of coexisting mental health problems among adolescents with substance use problems, follow-up studies addressing how these conditions change over time are rare. The study will describe and analyse indications of mental health problems and how various risk factors predict outcomes 1 year after initial treatment contact.
Presented by Jo Cassar (The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of Sydney), by the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:
- Recognise the importance of assessing for substance use when a client presents with a mental health disorder;
Presented by Associate Professor Sarah Maguire (Director, InsideOut Institute), by attending this webinar, attendees will learn:
- How to recognise the most common eating disorder symptoms;
- Eating disorder interventions and how workers might deliver them;
- How workers may interpret those interventions in instances of co-occurring eating disorders and AOD use.
Presented by Professor Brin Grenyer OAM, by the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to: - Identify personality disorders in the context of AOD challenges;
- Select from various skills to effectively respond to people with concurrent AOD and personality disorder;
Substance use and mental health needs are two of the primary concerns for many people experiencing multiple disadvantage. We know that people who experience both issues at the same time (also known as “co-occurring conditions” or “dual diagnosis”) find it difficult or impossible to access the right support for their needs.