Disentangling Co-Occurring Bipolar Disorder in Youth with OUD/SUD
This presentation will focus on helping clinicians assess youth for bipolar disorder in the context of an opioid use disorder and/or other substance use disorder. Recommendations for medication management for youth with co-occurring bipolar disorder and an opioid use disorder and/or other substance use disorder will also be reviewed.
- Participants will be able to list questions they can ask to assess youth for bipolar disorder in the context of an opioid use disorder and/or other substance use disorder.
- Participants will be able to summarize the evidence supporting pharmacologic treatment for youth with co-occurring bipolar disorder and an opioid use disorder and/or other substance use disorder.
Prescribing clinicians and their teams
Continuing Medical Education
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Maine Medical Education Trust and CCSME. The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Maine Medical Education Trust designates this regularly scheduled series for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity qualifies for 1 credit of the 3 CME credit requirement for opioid medication education found in P.L. 2015, Chapter 488, Maine’s legislation to address the opioid drug crisis.
*Nurses and Nurse Practitioners will be awarded a certificate of participation with a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
1 contact hour for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and behavioral health professionals.
1 contact hour for Alcohol and Drug Counselors pending approval by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors
1 Category I contact hour for psychologists. CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.
1 contact hour CHES. CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
Dr. Amy Yule is board certified in adult, child, and addiction psychiatry. She is the Director of Adolescent Addiction Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center and an Assistant Professor at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Yule works with youth with substance use disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders as well as their family in a multidisciplinary outpatient clinic. She also has NIH funding to examine interventions to prevent substance use disorders in youth with psychiatric disorders.