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Working with the Opiate Addict presented by Lily Arora, MD

  • 08 Nov 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  • St. Elizabeth University, the Conference Room in St. Joseph's Hall, 2 Convent Road, Morristown, NJ 07960
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    You are invited to join us at our monthly breakfast program:

    Working with the Opiate Addict

    Presented by

    Lily Arora, M.D.

    Dr. Arora, a psychiatrist nationally known for her work with executives, professionals and students, begam her private practice in 2009.  She is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Addiction Psychiatrist and is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Rutgers, where she has received teaching and mentorship awards from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and the American Psychiatric Association.  Dr. Arora is also a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.

    Opioid use disorder (OUD), and opioid addiction remain at epidemic levels in the U.S. and worldwide.  Three million US citizens and 16 million individuals worldwide have had or currently suffer from opioid use disorder.  In her talk, Dr. Arora will discuss the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of OUD to mitigate morbidity and mortality.


    Learning Objectives - Participants will be able to:

    1.     List factors to consider in assessing a patient who presents with opiate addiction.
    2.     Create psychotherapeutic approaches in treating opiate addiction.
    3.      Plan how to best collaborate with a psychiatrist. 

    This program is intended for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and graduate students. It will be presented at an intermediate level, meant for those with some prior knowledge of the subject matter. The presenter receives no commercial support and reports no conflict of interest regarding this presentation.

           Wednesday, November 8th, 2023

                            9:00-10:30 a.m.

    Where:        Saint Elizabeth University

                           2 Convent Rd.

                            The Conference Room in St. Joseph’s Hall

                            Morristown, NJ  07960

                           St Elizabeths University Map.pdf

    Cost:             MCPA member (Zoom or in person) with breakfast buffet  $24 

                            Non-member (Zoom or in person) with breakfast buffet  $29

                            Students (Zoom or in person) with breakfast buffet  $15



    The breakfast will be from 9:00 – 9:30 am. providing a chance to network with colleagues and students.  The presentation will follow from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.  Payments may be made at the door by check (made out to MCPA) or with cash, if you did not pay online. 

    Please register online by Monday, November 6th 2023 at www.mcpanj.com If you have questions or prefer not to register online, please contact Hayley Hirschmann, PhD at hhirschmann@morrispsych.com  or 973-257-9000.

    Americans with Disabilities Act: This location is ADA accessible. For accommodations, please make requests at least 14 days prior to the event: Hayley Hirschmann, Ph.D. hhirschmann@morrispsych.com  or 973-257-9000.


    1.0 CE Credit Available

    This program is co-sponsored by NJPA and the Morris County Psychological Association. NJPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  NJPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The program is approved for 1 CE credit. The cost of a CE Certificate is $15 for NJPA members, $25 for non-members, and free for sustaining members.

    Refunds will be granted (less administrative fees) for cancellations received at least 24 hours prior to event start time.

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