NIEAPA February Chapter Meeting - Recent Advances in Pharmacotherapy of Mood Disorders: The Role of Medications in Addiction Treatment and Comorbidities

  • Friday, February 16, 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • The Tikvah Center - 3320 Dundee Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062


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Recent Advances in Pharmacotherapy of Mood Disorders: The Role of Medications in Addiction Treatment and Comorbidities (2.0 CEU)
Friday, February 16, 2024 • 9:00am - 12:00pm

Graciously hosted by
The Tikvah Center!

Join us for our first In-Person Chapter Meeting of 2024!

Treatment options in field of mental health are advancing rapidly. Many newer medications are receiving indications for multiple disorders. It is important for clinicians to remain up to date on available options and reasons for use and mechanism of action of newer medication.

The Tikvah Center is a Kosher facility, and ask that all guests kindly refrain from bringing any food or beverage onto the property; breakfast/refreshments will be provided on-site for attendees.


  • Review of common comorbid psychiatric diagnosis in addiction treatment
  • Review of Psychopharmacology of available options in treatment of Mood disorders
  • Learn the basic mechanism of action of the newer medications


Roueen Rafeyan, MD, DFAPA, FASAM

Dr. Rafeyan is a practicing Psychiatrist in Chicago, Illinois. He received his medical degree from University of Istanbul, and completed residency training in Psychiatry at University of Illinois. He is board certified in Psychiatry, Neurology and Addiction medicine. He is the Chief Medical Officer for Gateway Foundation Addiction Treatment Centers and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Fienberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University in Chicago.

He was chosen as one of the Top Psychiatrist in the Nation by consumer Report 2007, He was one of the youngest psychiatrist to be given the Distinguished Fellow designation by American Psychiatric Association 2010. He is also a Fellow at American Society of Addiction. He continues to be involved in clinical research, teaching and patient care.

Dr. Rafeyan lectures nationally and internationally on most recent advances in treatments for schizophrenia, mood, and Substance use disorders.



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Other EAPA Members - $10 (discount code required)
Students - FREE (discount code required)

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