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ECHO Series: Substance Use Disorders 2020

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Substance Use Disorders 2020: Assessment, Treatment and Kansas Resources TeleECHO

(This session was previously known as KDHE Opioid Cohort 2.)

This TeleECHO series reviews SUD treatment options, addresses treating co-morbid psychiatric disorders, highlights available State of Kansas SUD resources, and introduces methods for implementing SUD screening.

At the conclusion of this series participants should be able to:

  • Describe screening processes for early identification of substance use disorders (SUD), SUD diagnostic criteria, and the processes for intervention and referral to treatment.
  • Discuss SUD treatment modalities and develop patient-centric approaches to treatment, including strategies for treating patients with co-occurring mental health disorders.
  • Explain stigma and how it affects access to treatment.
  • Identify State of Kansas resources for SUD services.

This series is open to: Physicians, advance practice providers, nursing professionals, and behavioral health providers.

TeleECHO Sessions will be held on Thursdays from July 2 to July 30, 12:00 pm till 1:00 pm CT via free web-based Zoom video conferencing platform.

REQUEST FOR CASE STUDIES: If you have a patient case you would be interested in presenting during any of the sessions please complete the form at

July 02, 2020

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT): Reviewing the Treatment Model

  • Roopi Sethi, MD, KU Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

July 09, 2020

SUD and the Emergency Department: Common Presentations and Referral Strategies

  • Tony Rianprakaisang, MD, KU Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine

July 16, 2020

Facing Challenges: Mental Illness and OUD

  • Teresa D. Long, MD, KU Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

July 23, 2020

Creating an Environment for SUD Screening: Let's Start Talking About It!

  • Christina Boyd, LSCSW, LCAC, KU School of Social Welfare, Hope and Wellness Resources

July 30, 2020

Substance Use Disorder Resources: Up-to-date Information for Kansas Providers

  • Krista Machado, MS, DCCCA

Last modified: Jun 23, 2020

Jan Lyon
Project Manager, Project ECHO

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