Recovery Coach Drop-in Forum

Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance A drop-in session for recovery coaches to discuss coaching and other topics related to substance use, recover, and coaching. This group is only open to recovery coaches or peer support specialists- please respect these requirements as this is a dedicated and protected space for those in the field needing support. Description This group is only open to recovery coaches or peer support specialists- please respect these… Read more »

Recovery Coach Drop-in Forum

Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance A drop-in session for recovery coaches to discuss coaching and other topics related to substance use, recover, and coaching. This group is only open to recovery coaches or peer support specialists- please respect these requirements as this is a dedicated and protected space for those in the field needing support. Description This group is only open to recovery coaches or peer support specialists- please respect these… Read more »

Utilizing Trauma-Informed Approaches to Support Transition-Age Youth (TAY) in the Criminal Justice System

Sponsor: SAMHSA’s GAINS Center Individuals are considered legal adults at age 18, but their brains are not fully developed until their mid-20’s. While individuals that are in the transition ages from 18-24 are not considered developmentally fully mature, they are often dealing with the demands and responsibilities of adulthood and may not have adequate support to navigate these challenges. Individuals in this demographic who experience mental and substance use disorders may be even more severely… Read more »

ORN Virtual Learning Cohort: Advancing Harm Reduction Approaches (1 Hour Training)

Faces & voices of Recovery in collaboration with Opioid Response Network Free training! Faces & Voices of Recovery invites the recovery community to a FREE virtual training sponsored by the Opioid Response Network. Participants will be introduced to the principles of harm reduction and given the basic skills to help individuals understand the spectrum of positive and negative effects of drugs, process addictions and compulsive behaviors and their impact. Skills and techniques will be practiced through… Read more »

Lessons in Framing Overdose Prevention: A National Conversation

Sponsor: National Overdose Prevention Network Advocates nationwide face unique challenges in communicating about overdose prevention. For example, it can be difficult to tailor messages to specific audiences when the strategies to address overdose issues may vary widely between preventing addiction from starting, addiction management and treatment, and/or avoiding overdose fatalities. In addition, it can be difficult to identify and train trusted messengers who can provide a local perspective and be prepared to answer tough questions… Read more »

Essentials of Treating Stimulant Use Disorder – CEU’s

This training fulfills the DEA’s 8-hour training requirement for prescribers. Free continuing education credits. Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance This three-hour course is designed to be a guide for addiction providers interested in providing and caring for people who use stimulants, namely cocaine and methamphetamines. Topics include neurobiology and physiology of addiction; identifying health risks of stimulant use; practical application of evidence-based treatment for patients who use stimulants in an office-based… Read more »

Xylazine Trends and Public Health Implications for Rural Communities – CEU’s

Sponsor: Center on Rural Addiction, University of Vermont Please join us on Wednesday, June 12th from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET for a UVM CORA Community Rounds Workshop Series session, “Xylazine Trends and Public Health Implications for Rural Communities.” Our speaker is Michael Chaple, PhD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, and Director of the Northeast and Caribbean Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Center. This presentation will provide an overview… Read more »

INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHEDELICS FOR THE TREATMENT OF SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER

Sponsor: National Council for Mental Wellbeing Description: Over the past decade, psychedelic therapy has seen a resurgence of interest from the scientific and medical communities, with accumulating evidence supporting its safety and efficacy in treating various conditions, including substance use disorder (SUD). Research dating back to the mid-20th century has highlighted the therapeutic potential of both classic psychedelics, such as LSD, psilocybin, DMT, ayahuasca, and mescaline, as well as newer non-classic psychedelics like ketamine, MDMA… Read more »

Peer Workforce Learning Community ECHO

Sponsor: The University of New Hampshire Citizens Health Iniative Target audience: all peer support professionals in New Hampshire Session dates and times: Every other Tuesday – 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM 5/21, 6/4, 6/18, 7/16, 7/30, 8/13 What you will gain: Understand the similarities and differences in the role, code of ethics, and professional boundaries in mental health and substance use recover peer support. Discuss safety and crisis management, suicide prevention, and grief management strategies…. Read more »

SUD Care Continuum ECHO®: Recovery Capital and Social Determinants of Health

Free continuing education credits. This training fulfills the DEA’s 8-hour training requirement for prescribers. Sponsor: Grayken Center for Addiction Training and Technical Assistance As part of the twice-monthly SUD Care Continuum ECHO® series, Lydie Ultimo, LCSW, will present the didactic entitled “Recovery Capital and Social Determinants of Health.” The didactic will be followed by a de-identified patient case presentation from an ECHO® participant and recommendations from the panel of experts and attendees. For more information… Read more »