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Structure and community connection are two key elements that most individuals challenged with substance use disorder rely on to maintain their recovery. COVID-19 and the physical distancing and quarantine measures required to prevent the virus from spreading, has contributed to a spike in the number of overdoses from opioids during the last… Read More »
Has being able to work from home or being quarantined given you time to take advantage of some additional educational opportunities? The NNLM has many webinars and Moodle classes scheduled in the coming months. If you are a librarian or nurse you may eligible earn CE credits from the Medical Library… Read More »
The following blog post was written by Stephanie Briody, co-founder of Behavior Health Innovators, Inc. in South Chatham, Massachusetts. Behaviorial Health Innovators is a recent recipient of NNLM NER grant funding. Stephanie shares the work of her team, creating a program that provides in-school support and treatment for high school students with Substance Use Disorder…. Read More »
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The following post is written by Nicole Bell, the founder and CEO of the non-profit organization LIFT (Living in Freedom Together). Nicole Bell and Dr. Marianne Sarkis from Clark University were recently awarded a Community Engagement grant from the New England region. The name of their project is “Trauma-Informed Training for Health Providers, Educators,… Read More »
Who do you think would receive the better medical care… an “abuser” or a person who suffers from “substance use disorder”? Nearly 21 million people in the US have a substance use disorder, however, just ten percent of that number actually get treatment. What keeps people from getting the help they need? The number one… Read More »