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May 25: Meth 2.0 and Opioid Use Disorder: A Collision of Epidemics

The goal of the NIDA Clinical Trials Network and Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) webinar series is to help scholars and clinicians in the addiction field stay abreast of cutting edge science.

In this session, Larissa Mooney, MD, one of two PIs for the Greater Southern California Node of the NIDA Clinical Trials Network, will discuss recent trends in co-occurring methamphetamine use and opioid use disorder (OUD), including overdose fatalities. Participants will also learn about the treatment approaches to address this rising comorbidity.

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Save the Date: 2021 Intermountain Tribal & Rural Opioid Wellness Summit

 

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   The 2021 Intermountain Tribal & Rural Opioid Wellness Summit: Bridging Harm Reduction & Recovery in Rural Communities will offer best practices, community panels, and opioid harm reduction education via Zoom, Tuesday, May 18, through Thursday, May 20, 2021.

52nd Annual New England Summer School of Addiction and Prevention Studies 2021 - Virtual

Virtual 2021 New England Summer School of Addiction and Prevention Studies

52nd Annual Summer School - "Reimagined 2.0"

June 7 – 11, 2021
 

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The New England School of Addiction and Prevention Studies, often called Summer School, is a 5-day intensive learning experience to further knowledge, skills, and experience in the field of substance use disorder services. Each year, participants from many disciplines come together to form a unique, diverse learning community. 

The New England PTTC Presents: In the Air

The New England PTTC has developed: In the Air. "A graphic medicine built to foster conversations with and among young people around vaping, choices about substance use, and social factors. This graphic novel-styled story of five teens going through high school incorporates behavioral science of substance misuse prevention with the stories, interest, and ideas of members of the Tobacco Free Rhode Island Youth Ambassadors. The novel has questions to help guide the discussion, a strong research base, and roots in risk and protective factors."

NIMH Funding Disparities Listening Sessions

Several studies have demonstrated that African American/Black applicants to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) receive grant awards at a lower rate than their White counterparts.  National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) analyses have confirmed that such disparities also persist for Black applicants for NIMH funding. As indicated in a message from Dr. Joshua Gordon, NIMH Director, NIMH will hold a series of Listening Sessions to engage Black NIMH applicants and grantees in conversations with Dr.

New England PTTC Workforce Survey - Take and Share

The New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center (New England PTTC), administered by AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc., and funded by the Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), provides training and technical assistance services to substance use prevention professionals and volunteers within the New England states and beyond. To improve these services, the New England PTTC needs YOUR valuable input! 
 

National Prevention Week with the New England PTTC (HHS Region 1) - May 9 -15, 2021

What is National Prevention Week (NPW)?

 

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National Prevention Week (NPW) is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness and action around substance use prevention and the promotion of positive mental health. This year, this national initiative, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will take place May 9 to 15.

Join the New England PTTC as we provide webinars and resources related to the 2021 NPW daily health themes focused on pressing substance use topics: