Substance use and mental health disorders often travel together. This program explores historical and clinical aspects—including assessment, differential diagnosis, treatment, and recovery—of concurrent mental health and substance use disorders, also referred to as co-occurring disorders, comorbid conditions, or dual diagnosis.
About the presenter:
Stephen Strobbe, PhD, RN.
Dr. Stephen Strobbe holds the rank of Clinical Associate Professor at both the University of Michigan School of Nursing and the Department of Psychiatry. He is board certified in both psychiatric and addictions nursing. He served as the first Clinical Director for the University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Services (UMATS) in the Department of Psychiatry, for which he received the Administration Management Award from the International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) in 2007. He completed doctoral studies in 2009, with a concentration in bio-behavioral health. His dissertation was titled, “Alcoholics Anonymous: Personal Stories, Relatedness, Attendance and Affiliation.” Dr. Strobbe has published more than 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and was co-author for a chapter in the Cambridge Textbook of Effective Treatments in Psychiatry. Dr. Strobbe is currently serving a second consecutive term on the Board of Directors for the International Nurses Society on Addictions.
Dr. Strobbe has served as a lecturer, preceptor, clinical instructor, faculty of record, and specialty lead for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students in the areas of psychiatric and addictions nursing. He has presented numerous jury-selected papers, posters, symposia and workshops, served as a consultant, and given invited talks both nationally and internationally. Prior to his appointment as Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Michigan School of Nursing (UMSN), Dr. Strobbe was an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Clinical Adjunct Faculty Network (CAFN) from 2010 to 2012.