Elizabeth "Libby" Stuyt, MD
Dr. Stuyt is a board certified Addiction Psychiatrist and the Medical Director for the Circle Program, a 90-day inpatient treatment program, funded by the state of Colorado, for persons with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse who have failed other levels of treatment. She has been working in the field of addiction psychiatry since 1990 and joined the Circle Program in 1999 when it was in the state hospital. She was instrumental in helping the Circle Program to become tobacco-free in January 2000 and has been a strong advocate of the need to address all addictions at the same time, including tobacco, in order to improve outcomes. In addition, Dr. Stuyt is a Senior Instructor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Psychiatry. She has been actively incorporating complementary treatments into the Circle Program since 2000, including the 5-point ear acupuncture NADA (National Acupuncture Detoxification Association) protocol, to help patients recover from addiction as well as trauma which is often underlying addiction and chronic pain issues. She is motivated to educate as many people as possible about the downsides of our high potency THC marijuana.
Dr. Stuyt discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.