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Jan

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NNLM Reading Club Helps Spark Conversation on Substance Misuse

Posted by on January 13th, 2020 0 comments

January often brings a time of reflection and fresh starts to a new year. Some may be struggling with issues of substance misuse and need resources to learn more about it – whether it has touched them directly or they just want to understand the topic better, especially from a first-person point of view.  Because… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Substance Misuse

Aug

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Event registration is Open for National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week

Posted by on August 31st, 2018 0 comments

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) announced today that event registration is open for the next National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW), to be held on Jan. 22-27, 2019. NDAFW is an annual, week-long series of educational events that link teens with scientific experts to SHATTER THE… Read More »

Posted in: Substance Misuse

Aug

13

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Substance Use Disorder Webinar Series: Innovative Strategies for the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorder – September 5 and October 18

Posted by on August 13th, 2018 0 comments

The NNLM NER invites you to attend two upcoming webinars on substance use disorder and investigate innovative strategies for the prevention and treatment. How to Save a Life – Administering Naloxone 101 September 5, 2018   1-2PM (EST) Bonnie White EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, CCM, Interim Assistant Dean, MCPHS University, Worcester, MA Francis Melaragni, MBA, CMA, Director of Pharmaceutical… Read More »

Posted in: Education, Public Health, Substance Misuse

Jun

21

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SEAside Webinar: The Prescription Drug and Heroin Epidemic: A Public Health Response – July 12, 2018 2 PM ET

Posted by on June 21st, 2018 0 comments

Date/Time: Thursday, July 12, 2018, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET Presenter: J. Aaron Johnson, PhD, Interim Director, Institute of Public and Preventive Health and Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, Augusta University, Augusta, GA Contact: For additional information or questions, please contact Aimee Gogan. Presentation Summary: This presentation will briefly examine the history behind the US… Read More »

Posted in: Continuing Education, Substance Misuse

Mar

09

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Responding to Opioid Misuse: Educational Resources for Health Professionals

Posted by on March 9th, 2018 0 comments

Author: Aimee Gogan, Health Professionals and Evaluation Coordinator, NNLM SEA On any given day, more than 115 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids, including prescription pain medication, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl. Opioid addiction, misuse, and overdose is a national public health crisis with devastating consequences for individuals, communities,… Read More »

Posted in: Continuing Education, Substance Misuse

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