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Speaker: Molly Jones, LSW & Dr. Abby Morris
Do you have questions about the role medication plays in behavioral health treatment? Do you know what to expect during an appointment with a psychiatrist? Are you a provider seeking to learn more about best practices for treating first responders? Join the IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery’s Medical Director, Dr. Abby Morris, to have all your questions answered! Molly Jones, LSW, and Clinical Education Coordinator will be joined by Dr. Morris to discuss first responder behavioral healthcare from a psychiatrist’s point of view. Dr. Morris has been an integral part of the treatment team at the IAFF Center of Excellence and has treated over 2,600 IAFF members since the Center of Excellence’s opening in March of 2017. Dr. Morris will discuss the importance of medication in treatment, outline her philosophy in treatment, and discuss what providers should know when working with first responders. Together, Dr. Morris and Molly, will work to destigmatize the utilization on medication in treatment and discuss how medication can compliment therapeutic services. Dr. Morris will take questions from the audience to ensure all attendees get their questions answered regarding psychiatric treatment, both in inpatient and outpatient treatment.
Time: 12 PM - 1:30 PM EST
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The course is offered via Demio. The event is free of charge.
The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind treatment facility specializing in PTSD for professional fire service members who struggle with trauma, substance use, addiction and other related behavioral health challenges. It is a safe haven for members to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery and share experiences with other members who have faced or overcome similar challenges.
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