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Engaging Youth in Prevention: Scholarships Awarded

The American Indian and Alaska Native MHTTC and PTTC have awarded scholarships to two youth to attend this year's CADCA’s National Leadership Forum/SAMHSA’s 16th Prevention Day. The conference will occur February 3-6, 2020 in National Harbor, Maryland. CADCA is a leading substance use prevention organization.

The two youth chosen to attend are Stevi Johnson, of Absentee-Shawnee and Sac and Fox Nation, and Tracy Tanyan Jr., of Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma and Seminole Nation of Oklahoma.

Pictured here is Stevi Johnson, who is a CADCA youth trainer.

Faith Leadership Academy 2020 Application Cycle Open Jan 17th

The Southeast Addiction Technology Transfer Center (Southeast ATTC) is excited to re-launch the Let's Have the Conversation: One Voice, One Mission Faith Leadership Academy (FLA) to broaden clergy’s awareness about substance use issues within their communities and equip them with the skills and tools to be catalyst for change within their communities and congregation; to assist them in preparing their communities/congregation for change.

Ask the Expert: SATTC is creating infinite space for SUDs/mental health conversations

 

Join Us Soon!! 

 

Beginning in February 2020, SATTC will host "Ask the Expert" the 2nd Tuesday of every month on a topics surrounding Substance Use Disorders (SUDs), co-occurring diseases, health disparities, and more. Experts in the field will share the latest knowledge and answer questions from our community.

Results of the 2019 Monitoring the Future Survey - Vaping, Marijuana and Other Drugs

 

(Video) Watch NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow discuss the results of the 2019 Monitoring the Future Survey: https://bit.ly/2FfxntN

(Article Below) NIH’s 2019 Monitoring the Future survey finds continuing declines in prescription opioid misuse, tobacco cigarettes, and alcohol.

Monitoring and Evaluation on South Africa HIV ATTC Activities

The South Africa HIV ATTC applied for pilot funding in April 2019 to support a larger grant proposal to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and in June 2019 received $10,000 from the Brown University Alcohol Research Center on HIV (ARCH) to pilot the proposed monitoring and evaluation (M&E) process that was detailed in the larger grant submission.

Webinar: Keepin' It Real: Finding Valid/Reliable Information about Substance Use Disorders Online

Join the Northwest ATTC on January 29 from 12-1pm (PT) for our next webinar "Keepin' It Real: Finding Valid/Reliable Information about Substance Use Disorders Online."

In this webinar, librarian Meg Brunner, MLIS, from the UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute will talk about common barriers to finding valid science-based information online and recommend some best practices and tools for locating, vetting, and applying statistics, research, and other information related to substance use disorders and mental health.

Register here! | Download flyer

Free Medication-Assisted Treatment Training Resources Help Clinicians Secure Loan Repayment Awards

Includes information on free medication-assisted treatment (MAT) training for clinicians and the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 (DATA 2000) waiver to treat opioid dependency with buprenorphine. Covers loan repayment programs provided by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). 

Source: Bureau of Health Workforce

Posted on: Dec 31, 2019

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Second Step Leadership Institute Opportunity for Great Lakes School Mental Health Professionals

The Great Lakes MHTTC School-based Supplement is excited to present a two-part webinar series on  Second Step, the social-emotional learning program that helps transform schools. 

Please join us for the following webinars:

Webinar 1: Second Step K-8: Safe, Supported and Ready to Learn 
January 9, 2020
11:00-12:00 CSTRegister

Apple Health Integrates Physical and Behavioral Health in Washington

Article from the Washington State Hospital Association's newsletter tells of the integration of physical and mental health and substance use disorder services into one system: