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June 14, 2024

Slides Available: What’s in the Drug Supply: Updates from the WA State Community Drug Checking Network

What's in the Drug Supply? Webinar June 12, 2024, 2-3pm PT.

Update: This event was held on June 12, 2024. The slides are now available. The WA State Community Drug Checking Network (CDCN) is a partnership of organizations that provide community-level drug checking and harm reduction services. The ADAI Center for Community-Engaged Drug Education, Epidemiology, and Research (CEDEER) provides support including technical assistance and state-level data on the drug…


June 3, 2024

Recording available: Safe Supply: What is it? Do people want it? What impacts could it have?

Safe Supply webinar: May 30, 2024

Update: This event was held on May 30, 2024. Find the recording and slides here. Overdoses and health problems among people who use drugs are increasing. Safe supply models provide a regulated and known dose of opioids to reduce negative health consequences. In this webinar we’ll explore: Presenters:Addie Palayew, MsC, PhDc, & Caleb Banta-Green, PhD, MPH, MSW, UW ADAI…


April 10, 2024

TOMORROW: Narcare Forum @ UW Featuring 2 ADAI Presenters (Alison Newman & Samyukta Singh) – April 11, 5pm PT

Narcare Forum April 11, 5pm

Narcare, an RSO (Registered Student Organization) at the University of Washington, is organizing a forum on the opioid crisis as a public health issue. Despite being one of the leading causes of death in the United States, opioid overdose deaths are ignored, or worse, normalized by public discourse. The purpose of this forum is to…


April 1, 2024

ADAI’s Dr. Mandy Owens Presenting About the CLEARS Project on April 17, 2024

CLEARS webinar April 17

ADAI Assistant Professor Mandy Owens, PhD, will be presenting at a webinar later this month for the Northwest Rural Opioid Technical Assistance Collaborative (ROTA C) about the CLEARS Project. This project, funded by the Washington State Health Care Authority, uses a “policy codesign” approach to bring together law enforcement, people with lived/living experience of drug…


March 5, 2024

Webinar: How Humor Helps: Using Therapeutic Humor to Support Clients (March 27, 12pm PT)

Northwest ATTC March webinar: How Humor Helps

Join the Northwest ATTC on March 27, 2024 for their next webinar: How Humor Helps: Using Therapeutic Humor to Support Clients (12-1pm PT). Humor has long been recognized as a powerful tool in therapy, capable of breaking down barriers, fostering rapport, and promoting healing. This interactive session presented by Mallori DeSalle, MA, LMHC, NCC, CMHC,…


February 14, 2024

Webinar: What’s the Latest: Methamphetamine and Psychosis (March 6, 12pm PT)

ADAI SOR Team Webinar: What's the Latest: Methamphetamine and Psychosis. March 6, 12-1pm PT

Join the ADAI State Opioid Response (SOR) team on March 6, 2024 (12-1pm PT) for the next installment in their “What’s the Latest” webinar series: Methamphetamine and Psychosis. With the growing use of methamphetamine, methamphetamine associated psychosis is a problem that more and more providers are seeing. This problem can impact the ability of patients…


RECORDING AVAILABLE: Youth Substance Use Prevention Education + Harm Reduction (Feb 13, 3pm PT)

Youth Substance Use Prevention Education & Harm Reduction, Feb 13, 3-4pm PT

The ADAI’s Center for Community-Engaged Drug Education, Epidemiology & Research (CEDEER) hosted a webinar on February 13 (3-4pm PT) about a curriculum to help prevent youth overdose deaths. Watch the recording here! Youth overdose deaths continue to rise due to fentanyl, despite a decline in youth substance use overall. This webinar will discuss Safety First,…


February 4, 2024

RECORDING AVAILABLE: Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Community-Engaged Drug Education, Epidemiology & Research in WA State

Psychiatry Grand Rounds session about CEDEER with Caleb Banta-Green, January 26, 12pm PT

(Originally posted January 4, 2024; updated February 4, 2024) The recording is now available for the UW Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences‘ January 26, 2024 (12-1pm PT) Ripley Memorial Lecture, Psychiatry Grand Rounds, featuring the director of the ADAI Center for Community-Engaged Drug Education, Epidemiology & Research (CEDEER), Caleb Banta-Green, PhD, MPH, MSW! Watch…


February 1, 2024

Webinar: Cannabis and Mental Health (Feb. 28, 11am PT; 1.5 CME/CE available)

Cannabis and Mental Health webinar, Feb. 28, 11am-12:30pm PT

The Northwest ATTC (at ADAI), the Pacific Southwest ATTC, and the Western States Node of the NIDA Clinical Trials Network (CTN) are hosting their next joint webinar on February 28, 2024, from 11am-12:30pm PT. In this session, Natania Crane, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Director of the UIC Recovery Clinic, will provide current information…


January 5, 2024

ADAI Webinar: Engaging Patients in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment: Primary Care Perspectives (Jan. 23, 12pm PT)

Engaging Patients in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment: Primary Care Team Perspectives. January 23, 2024, 12-1pm PT.

Join us for our first ADAI Lunch & Learn session of the year, Engaging Patients in Opioid Use Disorder Treatment: Primary Care Team Perspectives on Approaches, Barriers, and Facilitators, January 23, 2024 at 12pm PT! Despite the availability of effective treatment for OUD in many primary care settings, patient engagement in OUD care is variable…



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