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May

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Health Care Equity Community Engagement Toolkits

Posted by on May 14th, 2018 0 comments

The Association of American Medical Colleges has developed a set of community engagement toolkits to engage academic and local communities around the topic health care equity. The topics of these toolkits are Social Justice Behind and Beyond the Bars: Criminal Justice, Health, and Academic Medicine, Community Engagement; Precision Medicine, and Native Health and Communities, Social Justice;… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Low Income, Mental Health, Minority Health Concerns, Substance Addiction and Misuse

May

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Prevention Week: May 13-19, 2018

Posted by on May 10th, 2018 0 comments

National Prevention Week in May is the perfect time to remind your community about substance abuse prevention and mental health before summer begins. By hosting an event, you can help raise awareness about the importance of positive mental health and substance use prevention. See the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) toolkit for factsheets,… Read More »

Posted in: Substance Addiction and Misuse

Apr

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Prescription Drug Take Back Day – April 28

Posted by on April 13th, 2018 0 comments

Removing unwanted or expired medications from the medicine cabinet is an easy and concrete step that everyone can take to make a difference in the opioid epidemic. The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) created a new partnership toolbox of materials for promoting National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 28, 2018. The new toolbox includes: Posters… Read More »

Posted in: Substance Addiction and Misuse

Apr

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SAMHSA Evidence- Based Practices Resource Center

Posted by on April 9th, 2018 0 comments

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This agency has a mission to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness in America. Recently, SAMHSA made their Evidence-Based Resource Center available. This is a tool that allows clinicians, policy-makers and others… Read More »

Posted in: Mental Health, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Mar

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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