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Ontario Psychiatric Association 2021 Mental Health & Addictions Conference

November 11 @ 12:30 pm November 12 @ 4:30 pm

Conference Presenters:

Mike Franklyn, BSc, HBSc, MSc, MD, CCFP
Wiplove Lamba, MD, FRCPC, Dip ABAM, ISAM (C)
Valerie Primeau, MD, FRCPC, OPA Executive, North Bay RAAM Physician Lead


Learning Objectives:
Upon attending the day, attendees will be able to:

Compare and describe current evidence-based pharmacotherapy options for people who use substances in both the withdrawal and maintenance phase, including opiate agonist treatment and anti-craving medications
Compare and describe psychotherapy principles and available psychosocial treatments for people who use substances
Engage in a discussion around various treatment approaches for complex patients presenting with concurrent disorders
Describe the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on the Treatment of Mental Health and Addictions