Part 2: Encompass: Effectively Addressing and Integrating the Treatment of Co-Occurring Substance and Mental Health Disorders in Young People
Paula Riggs, MD is Professor and Director, Division of Addiction Sciences, Prevention and Treatment, and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine. She is also board certified in General Psychiatry, Child/Adolescent and Addiction Psychiatry. The integrated treatment approach used in Encompass was informed by more than two decades of Dr. Riggs’ research. Dr. Riggs is nationally recognized for her clinical and research expertise in assessment and treatment of young people with co-occurring substance and psychiatric disorders.