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Rural Social Isolation and Loneliness: Three-part Series

Rural Social Isolation and Loneliness: Three-part Series

Federal COVID-19 Resources: Federal Resources for Populations Disproportionately Impacted

Unprecedented challenges exist for organizations that serve individuals who are at higher risk of being disproportionately impacted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this resource document is to help state and local agencies within Region 8 (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming) find resources and information that are available at the federal level to support them in responding to the needs of their clients and communities.

Treatment of Stimulant Use Disorders

From Treatment of Substance Use Disorders 

Treatment of Substance Use Disorders is the latest offering in SAMHSA's Evidence-Based Resource Guide Series. This new guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to treat stimulant use disorders. It describes relevant research findings, examines best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.

Download the publication, Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

Building Health Equity and Inclusion

Culture and identity play an important role in prevention efforts. This resource list was developed by the PTTC Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Practices Work Group, and represents a compilation of resources produced by the PTTC Network to help individuals understand the impact of culture and identity in prevention efforts.  All resources are free to access. This list is by no means exhaustive, and will be updated periodically to ensure it has the most relevant resources. 

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Stimulant Tx Guide

 

SAMHSA Resource | June 2020

Treatment of Stimulant Use Disorders

This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to treat stimulant use disorders. It describes relevant research findings, examines best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.

Find the Guide at the SAMHSA Store.

iso

From HealthDay | June 9, 2020 | by Dennis Thompson

'Iso,' a Deadly New Synthetic Opioid, Has Hit American Streets

A new synthetic opioid as powerful as fentanyl is causing overdose deaths at an ever-increasing rate, experts warn.

What’s worse, the designer drug is legal in most places in the United States.

ATTC Service Improvement Blog

South Southwest ATTC: Implementing Remote Technology In a Time of Crisis

Share YOUR Story!

In today's times, we are experiencing a culmination of historical events in real-time: a global pandemic; worldwide demonstrations and civil unrest; and a push for social justice and reform.

Yet through it all, many have found ways to cope, grow, and thrive. Storytelling is an act of resilience that can forge human connections, increase empathy, and help us heal.

Improving Behavioral Health Screening and Access to Treatment for Veterans in Community Care

 

This project sought to better identify veterans seeking care and improve behavioral health screening. Obstacles in identifying veteran status include confusion about eligibility, veterans utilizing non-Veteran Affair (VA) services to avoid stigma, and distance to the nearest VA-eligible provider. The project aims to screen all patients at Community Health Centers of Southeastern Iowa for veteran status using a standardized method to ensure patients receive timely behavioral healthcare.

New Product to Assist Mental Health Care Providers on Farm Stress and the Impact of COVID-19

Farm Stress: Facts, Impact of COVID-19, and Resource and Training Needs of Mental Health Care Providers

This new publication on farm stress describes challenges related to the accessibility, availability, and acceptability of mental health services, the various stressors that farmers and ranchers face, the impact of COVID-19, and valuable resources to providers who serve farming communities. 

SATTC 2020 Spring in Review

 

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Region 8 HHS and FEMA COVID-19 Resource Document

HHS and FEMA have partnered together to develop a COVID-19 Resource Document.