Wellbeing Wednesdays- American Tragedy: Dopesick Author Beth Macy on the Opioid Crisis, Overdose Deaths and What’s Next

Sponsor: National Council for Mental Wellbeing The number of people in America who died from a drug overdose in 2021 was more than six times the number in 1999, with more than 75% of those deaths involving an opioid, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). How did we get here? What’s next? Find out on Dec. 13 (2-3 p.m. ET) during American Tragedy: Dopesick Author Beth Macy on the Opioid Crisis, Overdose Deaths and What’s Next,… Read more »

Families & Addiction

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association live at NH Audubon PRESENTATION: This introductory workshop explores how the addiction of the individual affects the entire family system.  Special attention will be paid to the effects on children in the family.  Discussion will center on strategies and resources to help increase their resiliency and coping skills. . As a result of this training, participants will be able to: ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Lindy Keller, MS, MLADC, is a… Read more »

enCompass: A Comprehensive Training on Navigating Addiction

Organizer: The Addiction Policy Forum enCompass: A Comprehensive Training on Navigating Addiction is a resource for family members who are trying to navigate the complex world of addiction and help loved ones achieve recovery. The training includes in-depth information about substance use disorders, treatment options, communication strategies, and self-care tips. This training was created by the Addiction Policy Forum. What will you learn? For more information and to register click here

Families & Addiction

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association live at NH Audubon PRESENTATION: This introductory workshop explores how the addiction of the individual affects the entire family system.  Special attention will be paid to the effects on children in the family.  Discussion will center on strategies and resources to help increase their resiliency and coping skills. This workshop is preapproved for three CEs. As a result of this training, participants will be able to: Describe the… Read more »

Families & Addiction

Sponsor: NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association live at NH Audubon PRESENTATION: This introductory workshop explores how the addiction of the individual affects the entire family system.  Special attention will be paid to the effects on children in the family.  Discussion will center on strategies and resources to help increase their resiliency and coping skills. This workshop is preapproved for three CEs. As a result of this training, participants will be able to: Describe the… Read more »

New Strategies to Help Unhoused Persons Webinar

Sponsor: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program This presentation offers new strategies to help unhoused persons. Dr. Richardson reviews current statistics, identifies root causes, offers a description of life without a home, highlights persons with lived experience, and discusses new strategies that work to help those struggling without a home. Learning objectives: Appreciate the status of unhoused persons in the US and its impact on rural communities. Identify root causes leading to persons being unhoused. Describe… Read more »

National Rural Substance Use Disorder Health Equity and Stigma Summit Sponsor: Center on Rural Addiction University of Vermont The University of Rochester Recovery Center of Excellence will hold a Rural Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Health Equity and Stigma Summit in May 2022 to discuss stigma associated with SUD and examine the many challenges created by stigma that impede efforts to combat the opioid crisis. Focus will be on rural communities where limited resources, fewer providers and… Read more »

Virtual: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Informed Approaches for Interprofessional Health Teams

Sponsor: NCHC/ Northern NH AHEC & NHADACA A 2-hour training with Louise Brassard & Terri Clyde To register click here PRESENTATION: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) is an organic, permanent,  brain-based disability resulting from prenatal alcohol exposure.  FASD often goes undiagnosed and can have lifelong implications which may manifest in a range of difficulties to include adaptive behavior, attention, cognition, executive functioning, and memory.  FASD is often broken down into primary and secondary disabilities.  Damage done… Read more »

Virtual: Addiction & Recovery 101

Sponsor: NHADACA PRESENTATION: We know addiction has taken a toll on families, and a strain on human service workers across the continuum. The mission of this course is to provide foundational, essential information for passionate human service workers working with those with addiction such as Law Enforcement, Emergency Services, Social Workers, Family Court Systems, EAPs, Human Resource Workers, Nurses, Physicians, Mental Health Clinicians, and of course family members and loved ones. In this course, you will… Read more »

Faith in Harm Reduction – Extending Hope, Extending Life Webinar

Sponsor: Rural Communities Opioid Response Program – Technical Assistance Description Extending hope and extending life to people who use drugs involves many strategies. This session provides an opportunity for people of faith to explore ways to serve that are comfortable for them and positively contribute to the mission of harm reduction. Attendees will learn:•The basics of Harm Reduction•The importance of engaging people at a level they feel comfortable.•How stigma can be a barrier to engagement•Practical… Read more »