Mental Health First Aid

Sponsored by New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association PRESENTATION: Mental Health First Aid is designed to give members of the public key skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as CPR training helps a layperson without medical training assist an individual following a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind… Read more »

Practitioner and Stakeholder Perspectives on Opioid Use and Treatment Across Rural Northern New England

Sponsor: UVM Center on Rural Addiction This presentation will explore data from UVM CORA’s Baseline Needs Assessments in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine, sharing insights gathered from practitioners and stakeholders about their concerns about opioid use and their perceived barriers to and beliefs about opioid use disorder treatment. Learning objectives: Describe which substances are of highest concern to practitioners and stakeholders in rural northern New England Identify the top barriers to opioid use disorder treatment… 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 »

How to Talk about Substance Use Disorder Webinar – self-paced

Available January 2020 through April 2028 Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol and Drug Counselors Association What is stigma and how does it affect people with substance use disorder. This training will discuss how making a small change in how we speak and write about substance use disorder will make a huge impact. To register click here

Warning Signs of Suicide When Discontinuing Opioids

This 30-minute course is intended to help providers identify their role in helping patients transition away from a dependence on opioids and to encourage them to study more about pain management and suicide prevention. The objectives of the course are to teach the community providers how to: Define the meaning of the SAVE acronym; Identify the warning signs of suicide; Explain how to conduct a suicide assessment; Describe how to discuss lethal means, and; Refer… Read more »

Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) Performance Domains

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association This event is tentatively scheduled to be in-person. We reserve the right to switch to virtual based on CDC advisories and best practices. PRESENTATION: The goal of this workshop is to gain an understanding of the Four Performance Domains (Ethical Responsibility, Advocacy, Mentoring & Education, Recovery & Wellness Support) that define the role of a Certified Recovery Support Worker (CRSW) and Recovery Coach. Participants will discuss the… Read more »

Suicide Prevention for Non-Clinicians

Sponsor: New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association This training is scheduled to be held in person; however, we reserve the right to offer it virtually based on public health conditions and CDC Advisories. PRESENTATION: Troubling statistics indicate that death by suicide is rising at an alarming rate and increasingly impacting all racial/ethnic and age groups. Yet, suicide is a preventable public health issue. Half of those who died by suicide received health care services… Read more »

Medication Options for Treatment of Stimulant Use Disorders: Optimistic Update and New Research

Sponsor: The National Council for Behavioral Health Overdose deaths associated with illicit stimulants (cocaine and methamphetamine) have surged in the past eight years, according to a recent study by the National Institutes for Health (NIH). While there are currently no FDA-approved medications for the treatment of individuals who are dependent upon methamphetamine, new treatments utilizing readily available medications are showing encouraging empirical support. This webinar will examine the latest groundbreaking research in the context of… Read more »

Mental Health First Aid

Sponsored by the North Country Health Consortium Sometimes first aid isn’t a bandage, or CPR or calling 911. Sometimes, first aid is YOU A person you know could be experiencing a mental health or substance use problem. You are more likely to encounter someone in an emotional or mental crisis than someone having a heart attack. Learn how to help a friend, family member, coworker or neighbor in need. Get trained in Mental Health First… Read more »