Fall Behavioral Health Conference 2019

Published: September 16, 2019


Preventing & Treating Substance Use Disorders in Ryan White, Primary Care, Urgent Care, & Specialty Care Settings

Alabama Industrial Development & Training Center
1 Technology Court, Montgomery, Alabama 36116

Thursday, October 10, 2019
9 AM – 4 PM (Onsite check-in at 8:30 AM)

General questions may be e-mailed to info@maoi.org.

Contact Hours: 6.5

This event has been approved for 6.5 ABSW and NBCC Continuing Education Contact Hours.

This activity has been submitted to the Alabama State Nurses Association for approval to award contact hours.  Alabama State Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of  continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Statement (s): Medical Advocacy & Outreach has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6882. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. MAO is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Medical Advocacy & Outreach has been approved by the Alabama State Board of Social Worker Examiners as an approved Continuing Educator Provider, ACEP No. 0134.

To receive credit all participants must have completed the official registration process and be present for the entire program.

Registration: $65 per person. Advance online registration required by October 7 , 2019. There will be NO onsite registration. If registering multiple participants, the paying registrant is required to provide the individual participant names and e-mails during the registration process. Confirmations of registrations will automatically be e-mailed to each participant from MAO’s Flipcause system. Please make sure that your e-mail accepts messages from flipcause.com

Conference Objectives:

  • Discuss the Take Back, Educate and Inundate initiative to prevent substance misuse in patients with chronic health conditions
  • Explain clinical interventions that are used to treat Ryan White patients with substance use and opioid use disorders in specialty care, urgent care and community settings
  • Describe how social media platforms are used to launch substance abuse prevention messages in non-profit health care settings
  • Identify strategies for addressing public stigma around patients living with HIV and co-occurring disorders
  • Provide information on how to educate patients, clinical and non-clinical health providers on medication disposal options for prescription drugs

Conference Topics:

  • Take Back, Educate, Inundate with PLWH/A
  • Prescription Drug Take Back in Alabama
  • Clinical Perspective in Treating Substance Use Disorders in Ryan White, Specialty Care and Urgent Care Settings
  • Foundational Perspectives on Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Reducing Stigma in Patients with Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders
  • Medication Take Back Programs:  Promoting Safe Disposal Options
  • Tools for Inundating the Community Using Social Media

Conference Presenters:

AIDS Alabama
Alabama Department of Mental Health, Office of Substance Abuse Prevention
Alabama Department of Mental Health, Office of Substance Abuse Treatment
Aletheia House
Amerisource Bergen Foundation
Council on Substance Abuse (COSA)
Five Horizons Health Services
Medical Advocacy & Outreach (MAO)
Selma AIR
Verde Technologies