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Psychosis and substance use: what clinicians need to know

Posted Friday 25 June 2021 | Comorbidity Guidelines

Presenter: Associate Professor Julia Lappin, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales.

By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

  • recognise the high prevalence of comorbid substance use and psychosis
  • understand key symptom profiles
  • consider holistic treatment strategies.

About the presenter
Julia Lappin is an Associate Professor at UNSW School of Psychiatry and the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. She is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director for the Tertiary Referral Service for Psychosis, a state-wide service for NSW based at Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney.

She has a broad range of interests across research and clinical practice, with a focus on improving outcomes in severe mental illness, particularly psychotic illnesses and comorbid substance misuse.

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Other previous webinars are freely available via the Comorbidity Project webinar library.

Last updated: Thursday 29 April 2021