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February 28, 2022

Webinar: Implications of Cannabis Legalization for Quitlines (March 2, 11am)

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March 2, 2022 | 11:00am-12:30pm PT In this webinar from the North American Quitline Consortium, ADAI Research Scientists Beatriz Carlini, PhD, MPH and Gillian Schauer, PhD, MPH, along with Michael Tynan from the CDC, will discuss the implications of cannabis legalization for quitlines. A panel of presenters will share an overview of the current cannabis…

February 24, 2022

Webinar: When MOUD Doesn’t Go According to Plan (March 9, 12pm)

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When making plans with patients to start or stay on Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) sometimes the plan comes together perfectly and other times it doesn’t. Join Addy Adwell BSN, RN and Mark Duncan, MD on March 9, 2022 (12-1pm PT) for a webinar focused on the not-according-to-plan times in our work with special…

February 11, 2022

February 16: Meeting People Where They Are in the Emerald City: Approaches for People Experiencing Homelessness

2022 Seminar Series on Homelessness

The UW Center for Health Innovation and Policy Science (CHIPS) is hosting a 4-part online seminar series on homelessness. The second session, on February 16 (12-1pm PT), will feature ADAI Principal Research Scientist Caleb Banta-Green, as well as Seema Clifasefi of the UW Harm Reduction Research and Treatment Center, talking about projects at the UW…

January 28, 2022

CTN/ATTC Webinar: Pathways to Recovery from Addiction in Mutual Help Groups (Feb. 23)

February 23, 2022 | 11:00am – 12:30pm (PT)1.5 CME & CE availableRegister here The goal of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network/Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) webinar series is to help scholars and clinicians in the addiction field stay abreast of cutting edge science.  In this webinar, Keith Humphreys, PhD (Stanford University) will…

December 6, 2021

When a Pandemic & an Epidemic Collide: COVID-19 & OUD (Dec. 8, 10am PT)

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ADAI invites you to a lightly facilitated Zoom discussion for anyone of any background who is providing services to those with OUD to share their experiences during COVID. The event starts at 10am PT on Wednesday, December 8. Our intention is to both support and learn from each other about how delivering care has changed…

November 29, 2021

Virtual Event: Fentanyl in Washington (Dec. 9, 1:30pm PT)

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Fatal overdoses are on the rise in Washington state. While many substances and factors have contributed to this trend, a driving force is fentanyl. As harm from this drug continues to increase, it’s critical to understand the basics of what fentanyl is, why it is concerning, and what Washington adult and youth communities are encountering….

November 22, 2021

Webinar: Addressing the Fentanyl Crisis: An Evidence-Based Toolkit (Dec 7, 1pm PT)

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King County and Washington state are experiencing the highest number of fentanyl-related overdoses in history. In King County alone, fentanyl-related deaths have increased from 3 in 2016 to 314 to date in 2021. In response to this crisis, King County developed Laced & Lethal, a public health campaign that educates teens and adults on the dangers…

November 18, 2021

Preventing Youth Opioid Use — National Injury Prevention Day, Nov. 18, 2021

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Press release from The Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC): Every day, 20 children in the United States die from preventable injuries, which are the leading cause of death and disability among Americans ages 1 to 18.  On Thursday, Nov. 18, hospitals and trauma centers across the nation will mark National Injury Prevention Day,…

November 17, 2021

Webinar Dec. 1: Becoming a Harm Reductionist

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Join the Northwest ATTC for their next webinar on December 1, 2021 (12pm – 1pm PT)! Presenter: Callan Fockele, MD, a physician and population health research fellow at Harborview Medical Center. She works clinically in the emergency department (ED) and permanent supportive housing. She studies the social determinants of health, with a focus on addiction…

October 29, 2021

Webinar: What’s Up with Drugs? (Nov. 17, 12pm PT)

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ADAI is offering a four-part quarterly webinar series covering the latest topics on treating opioid use disorder and related topics in Washington State. These virtual 60-minute didactic trainings will provide content to support you in developing your skills to work with patients on MOUD. The first presentation, What’s Up With Drugs with Caleb Banta-Green, PhD,…

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