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HSAC CoP: Treating SUD in Patients who are New Americans

December 15, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn more about the care and treatment of persons with SUD who have lived experience as immigrants or refugees.

Featuring Presenters: Tara Davis-Thompson M.S., LCMHC, MLADC and Emily Bogle, B.S.N.

Tara Davis-Thompson M.S., LCMHC, MLADC, has worked in Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician at the Concord Hospital Family Health Center since 2016. During this time, she has provided SUD treatment to refugee patients who receive their primary care at FHC. She has also facilitated community education workshops for refugee community leaders and refugees about alcohol use disorders, with particular focus on culturally effective assessment and interventions. Tara learns from the patients she serves and from community leaders about the best ways to provide therapeutic support and education regarding SUDs and mental health. Tara adapts her approach as needed as she continues to serve populations who arrive from different parts of the world.

Emily Bogle, B.S.N., has worked as a nurse for over 20 years. She has worked in a variety of settings including inner city hospitals, small rural hospitals, and community health. She spent 6 years working as a community health nurse in rural Uganda and East Africa. Emily has been the Refugee Nurse Care Coordinator at the Concord Hospital Family Health Center for the past 3 years. She is passionate about her work and a huge asset to the Family Health Center working with the refugee community.


December 15, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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