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African American Online Museum of Addictions, Treatment, and Recovery: 2022 Hall of Fame Inductees

Each year the Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment, and Recovery inducts new members into its Hall of Fame. These are individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the treatment and recovery among African Americans. Please join us in congratulating the 2022 recipients! 

 
Read more about the 2022 inductees here. 

Meet members of the 2021 and 2022 Hall of Fame at our webinar panel for the Great Lakes ATTC/MHTTC/PTTC African American History Month presentation,
Feb. 21, 2022, 10:00–11:30am CSTRegister here!

Intersection Series: Prevention, Recovery, and Harm Reduction

How do prevention, recovery, and harm reduction work together?

The Great Lakes PTTC, the PTTC Network Coordinating Office, and the Peer Recovery Center of Excellence (PR CoE) explored this topic in a 2021 webinar series and learning community.

The goal of the series was to build awareness of the intersection between substance use disorder prevention and recovery approaches.

NIH Infographic - MOUD, Overdose, Withdrawal, & Addiction

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Infographic
This infographic shows the different types of medications prescribed for opioid overdose, withdrawal, and addiction.

Medications for opioid overdose, withdrawal, and addiction
Medications for opioid overdose, withdrawal, and addiction are safe, effective and save lives.

Bridging our Past, Present and Future - A Native Youth Round Table

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, our program managers Monica Dreyer Rossi and Teresa Brewington, (Coharie, Lumbee), are presenting a Native Youth Round Table Discussion. Native Youth Leaders discuss Bridging Native's Past, Present and Future while sharing their insight and experiences.

Our panelists are: 
Rory Wheeler, Seneca Nation; Keely Driscoll, Meskwaki; Isabella Fridia, Wichita Tribe; Panika Teeple, Ojibwe, Lakota, Yup’ik                                                

New from SAMHSA: Practical Tools for Prescribing Buprenorphine

In 2019, 1.6 million people aged 12 or older, across the United States, reported an opioid use disorder (OUD) in the past 12 months. This number likely underestimates the true prevalence of OUD. Opioid prescription records reveal that the number of patients without a formal OUD diagnosis who use opioids at high levels is five times the number of patients formally diagnosed with OUD.1 This suggests that a significant number of individuals within primary care practices may need diagnosis and treatment.

Change Project 911: First aid for your change project

The NIATx model of process improvement is a field-tested, customer-focused approach to changing a system or process.
The NIATx approach begins with testing small changes for short periods of time, then adopting changes that work–and abandoning the ones that don't! For more than 15 years, change teams in diverse human services fields have used NIATx to make changes that produce quick results–and inspire and motivate change teams. 

New on the Counselor's Corner: Relapse Prevention: A Tribute to Terrence Gorski

During the holiday season from Thanksgiving to New Year’s many counselors work with clients on relapse prevention plans. One effective relapse prevention strategy comes from the late Terrance Gorski, known as a pioneer of relapse prevention.
 

December Webinar: Becoming a Harm Reductionist

Join us for our next webinar on December 1, 2021 (12pm - 1pm PT)!

Presenter: Callan Fockele, MD, a physician and population health research fellow at Harborview Medical Center. She works clinically in the emergency department (ED) and permanent supportive housing. She studies the social determinants of health, with a focus on addiction and homelessness. She is interested in improving transitions of care for ED-initiated buprenorphine patients, screening ED patients for social risks and needs, and providing evidence-based care to patients who use drugs.

December Webinar: Becoming a Harm Reductionist

Join us for our next webinar on December 1, 2021 (12pm - 1pm PT)!

Presenter: Callan Fockele, MD, a physician and population health research fellow at Harborview Medical Center. She works clinically in the emergency department (ED) and permanent supportive housing. She studies the social determinants of health, with a focus on addiction and homelessness. She is interested in improving transitions of care for ED-initiated buprenorphine patients, screening ED patients for social risks and needs, and providing evidence-based care to patients who use drugs.

Successful Alcohol & Drug Prep Course in Billings, MT

Four days of sharing, teaching, and preparation. 

Pictured: Mr. Ed Parsells, Senior Consultant for the National AI/AN ATTC, and Avis Garcia, consultant for the National AI/AN ATTC, engages with the participants during the recent the Alcohol/ Drug preparation course offered in Billing, Montana earlier this month. 

Successful Alcohol & Drug Prep Course in Billings, MT

Four days of sharing, teaching, and preparation. 

Pictured: Mr. Ed Parsells, Senior Consultant for the National AI/AN ATTC, and Avis Garcia, consultant for the National AI/AN ATTC, engages with the participants during the recent the Alcohol/ Drug preparation course offered in Billing, Montana earlier this month.