2023 UTHealth Houston Mood Disorders Conference

*Registration and agenda coming soon*

Date: October 2023 (Thursday and Friday)
Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (both days)
Location: Cooley Center
Address: 7440 Cambridge St, Houston, TX 77054

Course Overview

Bipolar Disorder is a chronic psychiatric disorder. It cases severe functional impairment in many cases related to mood swings and cognitive impairment. Bipolar Disorder is highly likely to occur with other psychiatric and medical diagnoses, but these are not always obvious. The presence of a comorbid condition in Bipolar Disorder increases the risk of complications, anxiety, CVD, substance abuse and other medical conditions. There have been advances in recognition and treatment of these co-occurring disorders in recent years.

The 2022 Houston Mood Disorders Conference will explore the public health significance of Bipolar Disorder and the extent to which this may justify the development of early intervention strategies for this disorder. Additionally, there have been advances in recognition and treatment of these co-occurring disorders in recent years. It is important for health care practitioners to be able to recognize co-occurring illnesses in bipolar disorder.

Research over the past decades  about the effectiveness and safety of specific behavioral and pharmacologic treatments for Bipolar disorder have shown several advances but in many cases, the use of combined therapies are not recommended for several cases.

Join us for this conference to hear the latest in bipolar disorder practices and research. This conference is intended for medical professionals, including physicians, psychologists, scientists, nurses and nurses practitioners, physicians assistants, social workers, as well as residents, fellows, interns, and medical students.

Educational Information

PHYSICIANS – UTHealth Houston designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PSYCHOLOGISTS – The Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This activity provides 12.0 hours of psychology continuing education credits.

NURSING – UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Louisiana State Nurses Association Approver Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. LSNA Provider No. 4002179. This activity provides 12.0 contact hours of nursing continuing education.

SOCIAL WORKERS – This program has been approved for 12.0 credit hours in accordance with the requirements of the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners. Provider Sponsor: UT-Harris County Psychiatric Center/Provider Number: CS1177.


For parking, please use the Research Park Complex Lot, located across the street from the Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences Building and the UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry. Please click here to see a Google Map of the location.