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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…

November 3, 2020

Webinar: Implementing Contingency Management: The Case for Customizing to Your Setting Needs

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Join the Northwest ATTC on Wednesday, November 18 (12pm PT) when Dr. Bryan Hartzler (Director of the Northwest ATTC and Senior Scientist at ADAI) will offer an orientation to therapeutic principles and practices of contingency management. Dr. Hartzler will also provide a case example of its successful, customized dissemination to an opioid treatment program, as well as…

October 22, 2020

WATCH: Overdose Response During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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This month at ADAI partnered with the King County Recovery Coalition, Washington Department of Health, Public Health-Seattle & King County, and a few WA State syringe exchange partners to host a webinar: Overdose Response During the Covid-19 Pandemic. Webinar topics included: Why overdose risk may be higher during the pandemic, statewide data on overdose deaths and trends,…

August 27, 2020

August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day

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Monday, August 31, is International Overdose Awareness Day, a day to remember those we’ve lost to overdose. The goal of this day is to raise awareness of overdose deaths, and increase understanding of how to respond to overdose at an individual and community level. This email includes: resources for Overdose Awareness Day, upcoming webinars of interest,…

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