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September 7, 2021

Webinar: Firearms, Culture & Suicide Risk: What is Safety? (Sept. 29, 12pm PT)

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September is Suicide Prevention Month. In the U.S., firearm-related suicides account for almost half of suicide deaths and for most fatal firearm injuries. In clinical settings, lethal means counseling has been proposed as a way of addressing this risk.  Implementation efforts, however, have been accompanied by growing awareness of a “culture gap” between clinicians with…


September 1, 2021

September is National Recovery Month

Each September, National 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. The 2021 National Recovery Month theme, “Recovery is for Everyone: Every…


August 31, 2021

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day

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2021 was a challenging year, one where overdose deaths rose dramatically in WA State and nationwide. Each of those deaths represents a friend, family member, or member of our community. Every August 31, the International Overdose Awareness Day campaign works to end overdose, reduce stigma of drug-related death, and acknowledge the grief of family and friends left…


August 10, 2021

Webinar: Problem Gambling 101 (Aug 18, 12pm)

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Join the Northwest ATTC on Wednesday, August 18 (12-1pm PT) for their next webinar: Problem Gambling 101, featuring presenters Tana Russell and Maureen Greeley, Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling.  This session will offer a broad overview of problem gambling and its impacts. It will include an overview of gambling, recreational gambling, problem gambling, and Gambling…


August 4, 2021

Webinar Series on Overdose from WA Poison Center, Aug 23-Sep 3

Text on blue background reading Overdose: Prevention, Harm Reduction & Treatment. An educational series from the Washington Poison Center, August 23-September 3

This upcoming 2-week series of webinars from the Washington Poison Center will cover a range of subjects related to overdose, including a session from ADAI health educator Alison Newman on opioids and stimulants in Washington State. The goal of the series, timed at the end of the month to coincide with International Overdose Awareness Day…


July 26, 2021

Transforming Our Communities 2021 Summit Videos Now Available!

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In June 2021, ADAI’s Center for Community-Engaged Drug Education, Epidemiology, and Research (CEDEER) held its second annual Transforming Our Communities: Supporting People Who Use Drugs summit. This 2-day event aimed to bring diverse participants together to: Understand the perspectives of people who use drugs Understand the importance of equitable access to care and services Build…


March 16, 2021

Webinar: Daily Cannabis Use During Pregnancy and Postpartum: Patient, Provider, & Budtender Perspectives (March 31, 12pm)

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Join the Northwest ATTC on March 31 (12-1pm PT) for the third installation in its Pregnant/Parenting People and Substance Use webinar series: Daily Cannabis Use During Pregnancy and Postpartum: Patient, Provider, & Budtender Perspectives, presented by Dr. Celestina Barbosa-Leiker. This presentation will cover a series of research studies focused on perceptions of risk of cannabis…


March 10, 2021

Webinar: Criminal Legal Fines and Their Impact on Opportunity and Inequality (March 23)

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March 23, 2021 | 10:00-11:00am PST | Register here Many people with opioid and other substance use disorders have criminal legal involvement. Even after incarceration, criminal legal fees and fines can pose barriers to recovery, financial stability, employment, and housing. In this webinar Dr. Alexes Harris will speak about her research on the ways that sentenced fines…


February 16, 2021

Webinar, March 5: Hepatitis C Treatment in WA – Lummi Tribal Health Center & Statewide HCV Elimination Plan

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Washington State has committed to eliminate HCV by 2030. Join us on March 5, 2021 at 10am to learn about: The Lummi Tribal Health Center’s approach to integrating HCV testing and treatment into their harm reduction program. Data from the Department of Health on hepatitis C in WA State. Statewide plan for hepatitis C elimination, including efforts to improve…


February 9, 2021

Webinar, Feb. 24: Parent-Child Assistance Program: Supporting Substance Use Disorder Recovery for Pregnant and Parenting Women

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Join the Northwest ATTC on February 24 (12-1pm PT) for this webinar presented by Susan Stoner, PhD, ADAI Research Scientist and Director of the Parent-Child Assistance Program (PCAP) at ADAI. In this session, Dr. Stoner will provide an overview of this award-winning, evidence-informed, 3-year case management intervention and present practice-based evidence of its effectiveness in…



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