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Mar

02

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AHRQ’s Opioids & Substance Use

Posted by on March 2nd, 2018 0 comments

The AHRQ Academy from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides information to support those who are implementing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder in primary care settings.

Posted in: Substance Addiction and Misuse, Websites

Feb

14

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CDC Guidelines for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder

Posted by on February 14th, 2018 0 comments

The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released a new tool to assist health care providers in caring for pregnant women and new mothers with opioid use disorder and their infants. Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants includes 16 fact sheets, with each… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Feb

14

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Writing about Disabilities Style Guide

Posted by on February 14th, 2018 0 comments

This style guide, from the National Center on Disability and Journalism (NCDJ), provides appropriate language to use when writing or talking about people with disabilities, including addiction. It’s intended for journalists, communication professionals, and members of the general public who seek to use appropriate and correct language. An excerpt: “The American Psychiatric Association recommends avoiding… Read More »

Posted in: General, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Feb

07

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The Opioid Crisis: Understanding Pain and Preventing Opioid Misuse webinar

Posted by on February 7th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

February 13, 2018 at 1pm ET The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation is hosting The Opioid Crisis: Understanding Pain and Preventing Opioid Misuse. “This webinar will get to the heart of the prevention question, exploring efforts across the health system to stop opioid abuse before it starts. Speakers will discuss: Efforts to standardize… Read More »

Posted in: Substance Addiction and Misuse, Webinars

Jan

24

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Farm Town Strong

Posted by on January 24th, 2018 0 comments

The opioid crisis has struck farm and ranch families much harder than the rest of rural America. Farmers report that it is easy for someone in their community to access a large amount opioids, while access to treatment and services is not so easy. The American Farm Bureau Federation and the National Farmers Union have… Read More »

Posted in: Rural, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Jan

17

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Behavioral Health Among College Students Information and Resource Kit

Posted by on January 17th, 2018 0 comments

SAMHSA has released a new information kit for college and university prevention practitioners, health center staff and administrators. The Behavioral Health Among College Students Information & Resource Kit “supports substance misuse prevention and mental health promotion initiatives on college and university campuses.” It includes “fact sheets, extensive resources, PowerPoint slides, and more.” For a brief overview of… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Jan

09

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AHRQ Commits to More Progress in the Battle Against Opioid Misuse in 2018

Posted by on January 9th, 2018 0 comments

A recent blog post by Gopal Khanna, Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) describes AHRQ investments over 2017, and plans for 2018 in terms of the opioid epidemic.

Posted in: Articles, Public Health, Rural, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Jan

08

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Opioid Resources and Events in January 2018

Posted by on January 8th, 2018 0 comments

A recent article from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) described State Opioid Response Plans that have been developed by nine states to address opioid use disorder in 2018. Some statewide goals include focusing on prevention of opioid misuse, supporting those affected by opioid misuse, and expanding access to treatment. Proposed strategies… Read More »

Posted in: General, Substance Addiction and Misuse, Webinars

Dec

27

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National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week: January 22-28, 2018

Posted by on December 27th, 2017 0 comments

The National Institute on Drug Abuse provides resources for teachers — including ideas, resources and activities for National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, January 22-28, 2018.  Visit the National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week webpage for information on a Twitter chat on January 22, events and partnerships, planning your own events, and accessing toolkits for… Read More »

Posted in: Children and Teens, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Nov

16

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HHS Opioid Symposium and Code-a-Thon

Posted by on November 16th, 2017 0 comments

On December 6 and 7, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) will host an Opioid Symposium and Code-a-Thon at the The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services headquarters in Washington, DC to promote and employ innovative ways to leverage technology and data to address… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences, Substance Addiction and Misuse

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