Workshop on “Evidence-Informed Management of Co-Occurring Addiction & Mental Illness in Adults and Adolescents,” Feb 8 in Spokane


TreeThe Pacific Northwest Node of  the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network will host a 1-day training in Spokane, WA for professionals who want to improve their own or their agency’s competence in assessing, managing, and treating patients with co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illness.

The format will include both lectures and interactive discussions of case studies, covering content presented in the June 2012 workshop held in Seattle, with an additional focus on adolescents.

Speakers will include:  Richard K. Ries, MD (UW and Harborview Medical Center), Matt Layton, MD, PhD (WSU), and Ray Hsiao, MD (UW and Seattle Children’s Hospital).

This training is FREE, but registration is required and space is limited. CEUs from NAADAC and NBCC are also available for free!  A limited number of travel awards will be available for individuals traveling from rural and/or under-represented areas in Eastern Washington or Northern Idaho.  (To apply for a travel award, contact Sharon Falk at

When: Friday, February 8, from 9:00am  to 4:00pm
Where:  South Campus Facility, WSU Spokane campus

This program is supported by the CTN Pacific Northwest Node at the UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute, Washington State University-Spokane, NW Addiction Technology Transfer Center, and Daybreak Youth Services.


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