5198.0 Substance use among people with mental health needs: Prevalence, correlates and interventions

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

PTSD symptoms mediate the relationship between traumatic experiences and drinking behavior among women attending alcohol-serving venues in a South African township
Melissa Watt, PhD, Krista Ranby, PhD, Christina Meade, PhD, Kathleen Sikkema, Ph.D., Jessica MacFarlane, Donald Skinner, PhD, Desiree Pieterse, MPH and Seth C. Kalichman, PhD
Predicting Alcohol Misuse Among Sexual Minority Youth: Investigating the Role of Sensation Seeking
Nicholas Livingston, BS, Nicholas Heck, MA, Annesa Flentje, Ph.D., Brandon Stewart, Niccole Dusek, Chris Brennen, Beryl Clark and Bryan Cochran, PhD
Mental health counseling and young injectors: Correlates of mental health care utilization in a high-risk population in San Francisco, CA
Alya Briceno, MPH, Paula Lum, MD, MPH, Sandra Larios, PhD, MPH, Jennifer Evans, MS, Judith Hahn, PhD and Kimberly Page, PhD, MPH

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Organized by: Mental Health
Endorsed by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, Caucus on Homelessness

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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