Integrative Medicine and Adolescent Addiction Treatment

*This presentation is no longer eligible for the 1 CE credit*



  1. Define Integrative Medicine and its role in treating adolescent addiction and mental health issues.
  2. Identify the nutritional deficiencies in adolescents that can contribute to addiction and mental health issues.
  3. Learn how addiction and mental health issues can compromise the physiological process of digestion.
  4. List various food sensitivities and how this can heighten symptoms of addictive and mental health behaviors.

PRESENTER: Dr. Mary Margaret Braud

Dr. Mary Margaret Braud is a Medical Doctor specializing in Psychiatry. Dr. Braud has 17 years of medical experience working with adolescents and young adults. She earned her Medical Degree from the Louisiana State School of Medicine. Dr. Braud completed her residency in Pediatrics at Oregon Health Sciences University. She also completed an internship at the Menninger Clinic with a focus on Psychiatry.
Dr. Braud completed her fellowship in Child Psychiatry at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. In addition to her specialization in Psychiatry, Dr. Braud is also certified in Functional Medicine. In addition to serving as the Medical Director for Sandstone Care, Dr. Braud also has a private practice. Dr. Braud performs psychiatric assessments and evaluations, manages medication, and collaborates closely with Sandstone Care’s multidisciplinary team during treatment and discharge planning.