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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…


January 22, 2021

Pregnant/Parenting Women and Substance Use Webinar Series, January-March 2021 (Northwest ATTC)

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The Northwest ATTC at ADAI will be hosting a 3-part webinar series on pregnant/parenting women and substance use this winter. All sessions are free and attendees of the live events will receive certificates of attendance that can be used to obtain CEU. Part 1: January 27, 2021 | 12-1pm PST | Register hereImproving Outcomes by Recognizing…


January 20, 2021

WATCH: Methamphetamine: Practical Strategies for Harm Reduction and Client Engagement

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Methamphetamine use and methamphetamine-involved deaths are increasing in Washington State. This webinar, held on January 19, 2021, reviewed current WA State data on methamphetamine use and offered practical strategies to work more effectively with individuals who use methamphetamine, including how to: Understand motivations and patterns of use and how methamphetamine affects behavior Have stigma-free conversations…


December 10, 2020

Webinar: The More the Merrier: THC Potency in the Legalization Era (Dec. 17, 10am)

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Learn how legalization for non-medical marijuana use has transformed the cannabis plant into manufactured products of high THC potency. Washington State researchers will share a recently published Washington State Scientists Consensus Statement on high potency cannabis and the findings of an accompanying report from this same group. In this webinar, Washington State community prevention partners…



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