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Substance Use and the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: A Conversation With The Experts

Webinar | April 23, 2020 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
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Description

Webinar: Substance Use and the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: A Conversation With The Experts

Location: Online Via PsychU.org

Description: The COVID-19 crisis may be having a profound impact on the mental health of individuals worldwide. For those living with a substance use disorder, this crisis presents unique challenges in addition to potentially increasing risk for relapse or worsening of illness. As a follow-up to their PsychU Webinar “Challenges and Opportunities for Comorbid Substance Use Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder”, Dr. Robin Nelson and Dr. Roueen Rafeyan explore the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic on individuals with substance use disorder or a dual diagnosis. Join Otsuka Medical Science Liaisons, Mark Tacelosky, PharmD and Rachel Self, PhD, as they consider the possibilities for behavioral health with the experts.

Speakers are paid consultants for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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Event Speakers

Robin Nelson, MD
Featured Speaker

Robin Nelson, MD, is the Former PsychU Major Depressive Disorder Section Advisor, a psychiatrist at DGR Comprehensive Behavioral Health LLC in Wyomissing, PA, and an attending psychiatrist at the Caron Foundation Treatment Center in Wernersville, PA. Dr. Nelson received his MD from Duke University’s School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Duke University’s Psychiatric Residency Education Program. Dr. Nelson is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Roueen Rafeyan, MD
Featured Speaker

Roueen Rafeyan, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer for Gateway Foundation Addiction Treatment Centers and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Dr. Rafeyan was identified as the Top Psychiatrist in the Nation by Consumer Reports in 2007. He is also a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and American Society of Addiction. Dr. Rafeyan earned his MD at Istanbul University in Turkey and completed his residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Rachel Self, PhD
Co-Moderator

Rachel Self, PhD, is a Senior Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Mark Tacelosky, PharmD
Co-Moderator

Mark Tacelosky, PharmD, is a Medical Science Liaison for Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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