June 23-25, 2004
Conference about Complexities of Co-Occurring Medical Conditions
NIDA Co-Hosts Meeting To Share Research Aimed at Improving Care
for People With Coexisting Mental, Substance Use, and Medical/Physical
||Many individuals simultaneously suffer from mental illness, problem alcohol and drug use, and other medical or physical disorders, resulting in levels of individual suffering and societal costs that are magnified well beyond those associated with these disorders when considered in isolation. This conference will foster an exchange of information about treating those at risk for, or suffering from, co-occurring mental illness, alcohol or drug abuse, and other conditions.
||Health services researchers, care providers, administrators, policymakers, and members of the media are encouraged to attend.
||Sponsors include: The National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Health Resources and Services Administration, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
||Wednesday - Friday, June 23-25, 2004
||Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd., NW, Washington, DC
Woodley Park stop on Metro's Red Line
||More information on the conference and registration is available at http://www.CCCconference.com/
The National Institute on Drug Abuse is a component of the National
Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
NIDA supports more than 85 percent of the world's research on the
health aspects of drug abuse and addiction. The Institute carries
out a large variety of programs to ensure the rapid dissemination
of research information and its implementation in policy and practice.
Fact sheets on the health effects of drugs of abuse and information
on NIDA research and other activities can be found on the NIDA home
page at http://www.drugabuse.gov.