Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine; Associate Director of Pediatric Programs, Yale Program in Addiction Medicine; Associate Professor on Term, Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Pediatric Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Services
The Yale Program in Addiction Medicine offers prevention and treatment services for children and adolescents affected by substance use. These programs serve as training sites for the ACGME-accredited Yale Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program.
Pediatric and Adolescent Addiction Medicine Consult Service
As of 2020, consultation services are offered at the Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital in partnership with Pediatric Addiction Medicine and the Yale Addiction Medicine Consult Service (YAMCS). Patients seen by Pediatric and Adolescent Addiction Medicine Services/YAMCS are provided tailored education around substance use and its medical effects, offered evidence-based treatment during hospitalization, and connected to ongoing addiction care in the community after hospital discharge. Parents are provided education and support around their child’s diagnosis.
APT Foundation Young Adult Treatment Track
The Central Medical Unit at the APT Foundation is home to the Young Adult Treatment Track, established by Dr. Deepa Camenga in 2015 to provide care to 16-to-25-year-old patients with substance use disorders. The Young Adult Treatment Track offers addiction and psychiatric treatment services, as well as medications for the treatment of alcohol, tobacco and opioid use disorders. The Young Adult Treatment Tracks also provides treatment and support for pregnant mothers and young adults who are parenting young children.
Fair Haven Community Health Care Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Clinic
In collaboration with Yale School of Medicine, Fair Haven Community Health Care offers primary care and behavioral health services for children and adolescents from birth through age 21. In collaboration with Pediatrics and Behavioral Health, the Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Clinic provides outpatient substance prevention and treatment services to adolescents in primary care and within affiliated school-based health centers. These services include brief counseling to address vaping and tobacco, alcohol and cannabis use, addiction treatment, and linkage to higher levels of care.
Assistant Professor Adjunct
Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine) and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases); Medical Director of the Addiction Medicine Consult Service, Program in Addiction Medicine; Associate Program Director of the Addiction Medicine Fellowship Program, Medicine