Psychopharmacology | Addressing Co-Occurring Conditions as You Prescribe

CCSME Half-Day Psychopharmacology Series | This course in our series will focus on diagnosis and treatment in Co-Occurring Disorders.

This presentation will discuss evidence-based strategies to diagnose and treat co-occurring substance use and psychiatric disorders, and focus on practical tips for the busy prescriber. It will include case discussion as well as the review of the evidence behind decisions.



Leah Bauer MD

Leah K. Bauer, MD, is a psychiatrist and has served as Medical  Director of the Addiction Resource Center at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick since 2014, and as a consulting psychiatrist to Bowdoin College. She graduated from the University of  Cincinnati  College of  Medicine and went on to residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital adult psychiatry program where she served as chief resident.

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  • 2.75 contact hours for nurses.
    CCSME Provider Unit is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multi-State Division (NE-MSD), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
    Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by ANCC, NE-MSD or CCSME Provider Unit.

  • 2.75 approved contact hours by the Maine Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors. #2266

  • 2.75 Category I contact hours for Psychologists are provided.
    CCSME is a pre-approved sponsor and provider of Professional Education Activities for Psychologists.

  • 2.75 contact hours for CHES.
    CCSME is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

  • Certificate of attendance for 2.75 contact hours for social workers, licensed clinical professional counselors, and other professionals.

  • Up to 2.75 CME Credits for Physicians and Physician Assistants.
    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Maine Medical Association Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation through the partnership of Maine Medical Education Trust and CCSME. The Maine Medical Education Trust is accredited by the Maine Medical Association to provide CME activities for physicians.

    CME and Certificates will be emailed to participants upon completion of an online course evaluation.


Check-in will begin at 4:30 p.m. The program begins at 5:00 p.m.

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