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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: Year in Review

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. 

Honoring Veterans

The Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC would like to honor all American veterans during this month of remembrance and thanks. We celebrate the brave and important contributions of our armed forces on Veteran’s Day and every day. Below are some of the ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC resources that have been developed to help support active military members, military families, and veterans.

 

SAMHSA SMVF TA Center: Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance (SMVF TA) Center

ATTC Network Coordinating Office: Meeting the Needs of Returning Veterans

Honoring Veterans

The Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC would like to honor all American veterans during this month of remembrance and thanks. We celebrate the brave and important contributions of our armed forces on Veteran’s Day and every day. Below are some of the ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC resources that have been developed to help support active military members, military families, and veterans.

 

SAMHSA SMVF TA Center: Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance (SMVF TA) Center

ATTC Network Coordinating Office: Meeting the Needs of Returning Veterans

New England ATTC Newsletter - Vol 8 - November 2021

View the full PDF Version with links to resources and additional information!