8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast/Check-in
Morning Program -- The Scope of Co-occurring Disorders
The morning program will feature keynote speakers who will offer insight about the prevalence, impact and prevention of co-occurring disorders for the practitioner as well as the consumer advocate or community activist. Their presentations will be followed by thought-provoking reaction from members of the Los Angeles community. Careful attention has been paid to create panels that are racially, ethnically and culturally diverse moderated Nancy Carter, Executive Director, NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) of Urban Los Angeles and Michelle Clark, M.D., Chief Psychiatrist, South Central Health and Rehabilitation Program.
9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks, Overview of OMNA on Tour
Annelle Primm, M.D.,M.P.H., Director, APA, Office of Minority and National Affairs
Scope of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Environment in LA
Marcia Goin, M.D., APA Past President, Southern California Psychiatric Society
9:45 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Keynote Speaker: Carl C. Bell, M.D, President & CEO, Community Mental Health Council & Foundation, Inc.
Title: Is the Prevention of Mental Illness /Substance Abuse Possible?
10:10 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
Dan Dickerson, D.O..
Keris Myrick, M.B.A., Ph.D.
Roderick Shaner, M.D.
Rev. Ronald Wright
10:35 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Question and Answer period
10:45 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.
10:55 a.m. -11:20 a.m.
Keynote Speaker: Donald Vereen, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Community-Based Public Health, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Title: Understanding Co-Occurring Disorders by Reviewing the Science of Addiction: A Foundation for Communities and Consumers, Practitioners, and Policy Makers
11:20 a.m. -11:45 a.m.
Leslie Horton, M.D., Ph.D.
Alex Kopelowicz, M.D.
Enrique Lopez, Psy.D.
Sanjeet Sihota, M.S.W.
11:45 a.m. – 11:55 p.m.
Question and Answer
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Afternoon Program -- What’s Working
The afternoon program will be an informative session that will encourage input and active participation from attendees. Representatives from four different model programs for co-occurring disorders will make presentations, sharing their program’s challenges and successes. The four featured programs are culturally competent, reflecting a variety of racial and ethnic groups. Afternoon Moderator: Patricia Ordorica, M.D.
12:45 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.
Presenter: Patricia Ordorica, M.D., Roskamp Institute
Title: New Models for Co-Occurring Disorders—New Hope for Recovery
Model Program Presentations
Each followed by 20-minute discussion period
David Mineta, Asian American Recovery Services, San Francisco, California
Joe Powell, Association of Persons Affected by Addictions, Dallas, Texas
Eddy Borrayo, M.S.W., CADC, MISA II - Pilsen Wellness Center, Chicago, Illinois
Raymond Daw, former Executive Director, Na’nizhoozhi Center, Inc. and member of SAMHSA’s Co-Occurring Center of Excellence Advisory Committee
3:55 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks Annelle Primm, M.D., M.P.H.