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Leading with Outcomes: Benefits of an Outcomes-Focused Approach to Mental Health

 

Leading with Outcomes: Benefits of an Outcomes-Focused Approach to Mental Health

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Remembering Mary Jeanne Kreek and her many contributions to addiction science

When Dr. Mary Jeanne Kreek passed away on March 27, 2021, at age 84, the field of addiction science lost a true giant. Her research not only paved the way for the first medication treatment for opioid addiction, but also made landmark contributions to our understanding of addiction as a brain disorder, the genetic factors underlying addictive disorders, and the close links between injection drug use and HIV.

 

Building Leadership Among Youth – A Native Youth Round Table

Building Leadership Among Youth – A Native Youth Round Table

 

Building Leadership Among Youth – A Native Youth Round Table

Building Leadership Among Youth – A Native Youth Round Table

 

Building Leadership Among Youth – A Native Youth Round Table

Building Leadership Among Youth – A Native Youth Round Table

 

Announcing Take Ten: New Podcast Series Hosted by Mark Sanders

Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC 

Ten Ten is a new podcast series from the Great Lakes MHTTC hosted by Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC. Mark, the Illinois state program manager for the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC, has more than 30 years of experience as a substance use disorder counselor. He is also an expert trainer and presenter. In the Take Ten podcasts, Mark shares ideas and inspiration to energize your day and your practice! 
 

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New Brief on Alcohol-Involved Death Rates from 2006 to 2019

New Brief on Alcohol-Involved Death Rates from 2006 to 2019

Alcohol-related deaths have increased significantly almost every year since 2007. An April 2021 report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, State Health Access Data Assistance Center draws on statistics data from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention to present trends and variations in alcohol-related death rates in the United States from 2006 to 2019.

 

Now Offering Transitioning to Effective Online Training 3-Part Training Series!

 

New England ATTC team members Raymond Sanchez and Mika Salas are offering their new training, "Transitioning to Effective Online Training: Parts 1 – 3!" This 3-part training is designed to help trainers use Zoom effectively to engage participants in virtual learning. It may be especially useful to ensure that trainings and technical assistance activities are accessible for individuals living in rural and underserved communities

NEW Product: Recovery Support Services Along the Continuum of Substance Use and HIV Treatment

The purpose of this introductory training, developed in 2021 by the Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center, in partnership with the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center, is to provide HIV clinicians (including, but not limited to physicians, dentists, nurses, and other allied medical staff, therapists and social workers, and counselors, specialists, and case managers) with an overview of the challenges and strategies for change in working with individuals with HIV/AIDS and a diagnosis of a substance use disorder.

National Minority Mental Health Month (July 2021)

          July is National Minority Mental Health Month. Join us this month in raising awareness and supporting the mental health of minority populations.  Lack of access, poorer quality services, and discrimination are additional challenges minority communities often face in seeking mental health treatment. To learn more about advocating for minority mental health and reducing mental health disparities, click here.  

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

 

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month is observed each July to bring awareness to the unique struggles that racial and ethnic minority communities face regarding mental illness in the United States. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for racial and ethnic minority groups to get access to mental health and substance-use treatment services.