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Posted 12/30/2021 (updated 7/19/2022)
The pandemic landscape has exacerbated the magnitude of the opioid crisis and challenged our health care infrastructure’s ability to respond. More than 93,000 people died from an overdose in 2020, 30 percent more than the previous year and the highest number since the federal government declared a public health emergency in 2017. Fueled by a rise in non-prescription opioids, namely heroin and illicit fentanyl, 2021 is on track to be the deadliest year on record for the opioid crisis in the United States.
Posted 6/7/2022 (updated 6/14/2022)
This workshop examined the behavioral health trends of children, youth, and young adults in rural communities and best practices to increase behavioral health treatment outcomes.
Importance: Suicide rates are rising disproportionately in rural counties, a concerning pattern as the COVID-19 pandemic has intensified suicide risk factors in these regions and exacerbated barriers to mental health care access. Although telehealth has the potential to improve access to mental health care, telehealth’s effectiveness for suicide-related outcomes remains relatively unknown.
This updated (March 2020) TIP is intended to provide addiction counselors and other providers, supervisors, and administrators with the latest science in the screening, assessment, diagnosis, and management of co-occurring disorders (CODs).
Social workers are at high risk of job-related stress that can impair their well-being and professional practice. Although organizational support is a fundamental requirement, it has been argued that social workers need to develop emotional resilience to help them manage the demands of the job. This mixed method study examines the effects of an eight-week mindfulness training course on several resources previously found to underpin resilience in social workers (emotional self-efficacy, psychological flexibility, reflective ability, and self-compassion) together with aspects of well-being relevant to the role (compassion fatigue, compassion satisfaction and perceived stress).
Posted 10/20/2021 (updated 10/30/2021)
Apply now to HRSA’s Graduate Psychology Education (GPE) program to receive funding for training doctoral health psychology students, interns, and post-doctoral residents in behavioral health and substance use disorder prevention and treatment services. Through the GPE program, HRSA aims to prepare and increase the mental and behavioral health workforce to address the opioid crisis in high-need areas of the country. The program also supports faculty development of health service psychology. Learn more about eligibility, funding, and the period of performance on HRSA’s GPE Program page.
Posted 9/8/2021 (updated 10/1/2021)
Jordana Latozas ACNP, President of Recovery Mobile Clinic, described the mobile medical model and discuss how they are growing and developing in the field Learning Objectives: Recognize the current scope of Mobile units focused on Addiction medicine Recognize the lack of rural area SUD and MAT treatment Identify difficulties with the Mobile Model Identify Ways to bring the Mobile Model into mainstream SUD/OUD treatment Presenter: Jordana Latozas ACNP, President of Recovery Mobile Clinic
Posted 8/25/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
Created by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB), the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT) is an interstate compact that facilitates the practice of psychology using telecommunications technologies (telepsychology) and/or temporary in-person, face-to-face psychological practice.
Posted 8/11/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
Now in its 32nd year, Recovery Month celebrates the gains made by those in recovery, just as we celebrate improvements made by those who are managing other health conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, and heart disease. Each September, Recovery Month works to promote and support new evidence-based treatment and recovery practices, the emergence of a strong and proud recovery community, and the dedication of service providers and community members across the nation who make recovery in all its forms possible.
Posted 5/17/2021 (updated 9/2/2021)
New medications for office-based treatment of opioid addiction are comparable in efficacy to other chronic conditions such as diabetes, asthma, and hypertension when combined with other interventions and as part of a comprehensive care plan. They are safe, highly effective, can be prescribed and/or administered at the Community Health Center, with a sustainable business plan.