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National Recovery Month

During the month of September, we are excited to celebrate National Recovery Month, dedicated to those who are in recovery from mental illness and/or substance use disorders. This year’s Recovery Month theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Celebrating Connections”. We would like to honor everyone currently in recovery, thank all the allies who stand by those of us in recovery and encourage anyone considering recovery. Together, we can do it!

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National Recovery Month

During the month of September, we are excited to celebrate National Recovery Month, dedicated to those who are in recovery from mental illness and/or substance use disorders. This year’s Recovery Month theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Celebrating Connections”. We would like to honor everyone currently in recovery, thank all the allies who stand by those of us in recovery and encourage anyone considering recovery. Together, we can do it!

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Screening and Follow-Up for Unhealthy Alcohol Use

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Developed by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Contact alcohollearningcollaborative@ncqa.org for inquiries.

Mental Health Treatment Among School-aged Children

Mental Health Treatment Among Children Aged 5–17 Years: United States, 2019

September 2020 - A new data brief from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) examined mental health treatment among children aged 5-17. About 16.5% of school-aged children had been diagnosed with a mental health disorder in 2016 with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and anxiety among the two most common types.

How the Pandemic Forced Mental Health Care to Change for the Better

How the Pandemic Forced Mental Health Care to Change for the Better

September 18, 2020 - After Pari Baker, a clinical social worker and therapist in rural Virginia, switched to seeing clients over video she noticed several benefits of teletherapy. No-show rates for appointments decreased, bad weather and transportation issues no longer mattered, long-standing clients seemed to be more relaxed in their own homes, and historically underserved areas started seeing increased access to mental health services.

Do You Know a Native Teacher or Support Staff Who Deserves Recognition?

K-12 Native Educator Award

We want to celebrate the Native American and Alaska Native teachers, counselors, and staff members who have gone above and beyond to make a significant impact in their school community. Awardees will be featured on our website, quarterly newsletter, and have the opportunity to share their success stories and perspectives on the education of Native youth in one of our virtual events.

To nominate someone, email a short paragraph about the teacher, counselor, or support staff member to:

Recovery Oriented Practice Webinar Series with Patricia E. Deegan, PhD

Everyone can support the foundational principles of recovery: choice, self-determination and the importance of relationships. However, translating these principles into real world practice can be difficult.  Examples include:

What if a person is making a choice that is self-defeating or even dangerous?

What about professional boundaries and social media?

What if a person isn't taking their medications as prescribed?

 

School Mental Health Virtual Learning Series

The Central East MHTTC in collaboration with the National Center for School Mental Health is pleased to offer a school mental health webinar series to the following populations, with a focus on advancing high quality, sustainable school mental health from a multi-tiered system of support, trauma sensitive, and culturally responsive and equitable lens:

Educators
Administrators
Health and behavioral health care professionals
Child-serving agency staff
Policymakers
Advocates
 

Peer Recovery Specialists as Partners in Research and Practice: Early Findings from the ROAR Pilot Project (webinar)

Please join the Northwest ATTC and the CTN Western States Node on October 6, 2020 (10am-11:30am PT, 12-1:30pm CT) for our next webinar: Peer Recovery Specialists as Partners in Research and Practice: Early Findings from the ROAR Pilot Project.

Addiction Health Services Research Conference 2020 (Virtual)

The Addiction Health Services Research (AHSR) Conference brings together researchers, clinicians, policy makers, funders, and patient advocates dedicated to improving health services for individuals with, at risk of, or in recovery from addiction. Attendees of AHSR will experience nationally renowned plenary speakers, networking and mentorship opportunities, and ongoing workshops presenting cutting-edge research.