psychiatric disorders

Quantum Units Education: New CEU Courses

Detained Youth – Psychiatric Disorders, Barriers to Mental Health Services, Violent Death Even though research indicates that the majority of youth in the juvenile justice system have been diagnosed with psychiatric disorders, they often do not receive the treatment and services they need.  This CEU course examines changes in the…

Co-Existing Mental Health Disorder and Addiction Must be Treated Together: Expert

Research suggests 50 percent or more of patients with psychiatric disorders abuse some type of drugs, including alcohol. Yet there are relatively few treatment programs that address addiction and mental health disorders together, according to John Tsuang, MD, Director of the Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.…