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Utilizing Telehealth for Patients with Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Problems – 2 CE

Activity Overview

Amidst this coronavirus pandemic, the health care system has seen an extraordinary shift in how people seek medical help, from one that is in-person to one that focuses on telehealth services. As an answer to the increasing demand, the health care system is trying to make telehealth as a leading modality of health care delivery, even when dealing with patients suffering from serious mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

This is equivalent to two (2) contact hour and can be easily accessed via PC, laptop, or mobile.


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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. List the benefits of using telehealth for patients who have serious mental illnesses or substance use disorders
  2. Apply the different treatment modalities for mental disorders and SUD that have been found effective when implemented through telehealth modalities.
  3. Practice the different implementation considerations and strategies to facilitate effective implementation on multiple, interrelated levels.

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Delivery Type

Home Study Monograph



2.0 Contact Hours

Target Audience

Chemical Dependency Counselor
Dental Professional
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Marriage and Family Therapist
Social Worker

Activity Type

Contains case-based material


AGD No. 386503
CA BRN No. 2020138
CE Broker No. 20-892003
GNA Approved Provider Number is 4003268


Jamie Surratt, MD



Accreditation Statement

AchieveCE is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. GNA Approved Provider Number is 4003268.

Start Date: 07/14/2022
Expiration Date: 07/14/2025

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.

Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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