“Mental disorder and opioid overdose: a systematic review” is a scholarly article that provides a comprehensive analysis of the relationship between mental illness and opioid overdose. The article aims to synthesize the existing research on this topic to identify key risk factors and potential interventions for preventing opioid overdose among individuals with mental illness. Overall, the article highlights the urgent need for improved understanding and interventions to address the complex and interconnected issues of mental illness and substance use disorder.
This course is based on the reading-based online article, Mental Disorder and Opioid Overdose: a Systematic Review created by Dr. Jenna van Draanen et al. in 2022.
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology (2022) 57:647–671
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Dr. Jenna van Draanen
Dr. Jenna van Draanen is a dedicated advocate for upstream interventions and addressing social determinants of health. She is an assistant professor at the University of Washington School of Nursing and School of Public Health. Van Draanen worked as a research assistant and research coordinator after earning her M.P.H. from the University of Toronto, giving her the opportunity to gain knowledge of the public health field and investigate numerous research fields. At the University of California, Los Angeles, Van Draanen later obtained a Ph.D. where she focused on community health sciences and techniques for theory-informed data analysis. Her work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.
Dr. Mohammad Karamouzian, DVM, MSc, PhD
Dr. Mohammad Karamouzian is an infectious disease epidemiologist and public health scientist who is passionate about addressing global health disparities. His main areas of study are harm reduction, substance use disorders, and HIV epidemiology. He has published more than 100 articles in peer reviewed journals.
Danny Wamsley is a licensed addiction specialist with a clinical certification with the National Association of Dual Diagnosis (NADD). Danny currently works in manage care as a DSS liaison. His primary goal is to provide consultation to social workers who are involved with child-protective services and In-Home Services. Danny also has 10+ years of experience working with individuals diagnosed with intellectual disability and substance use. Danny’s professional interests include addictions/recovery, intellectual disability, foster care, military, trauma, and domestic violence.
Addiction professionals, counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for beginners.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Identify at least one connections between mental disorder and opioid overdose.
Evaluate the quality and rigor of the studies included in the systematic review.
List one area for future research.
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Course Creator: Danny Wamsley, LCASA
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