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Working With Adolescents: Practice Tips and Resource Guide

The National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare (NCSACW) recently developed Working with Adolescents: Practice Tips and Resource Guide. This technical assistance (TA) resource provides information to child welfare, substance use treatment providers, healthcare, and other community agencies serving adolescents at risk of misusing or abusing substances. This resource highlights the unique stages of adolescent development including adolescents who may be at risk for substance use or substance use disorders.

Counterfeit Pills Fact Sheet & Card

The United States Drug Enforcement Administration has made available the Counterfeit Pills Fact Sheet and Fact Card. 

 

These are available for download using the following links: 

Counterfeit Pills Fact Sheet (English)

Counterfeit Pills Fact Sheet (Spanish)

Counterfeit Pills Fact Card (English)

Counterfeit Pills Fact Card (Spanish)

 

Visit dea.gov for more information and resources.

 

 

2021 Latino Behavioral Health Conference (September 16 & 17, 2021)

Welcome! ¡Bienvenidos! Bem-vindos!

 

2021 Latino Behavioral Health Conference

Envisioning Latino Behavioral Health Equity in the Next Decade

September 16 & 17, 2021

Visit the website to register for the virtual conference and for more information: https://nlbhconference2021.com/

CONFERENCIA VIRTUAL NACIONAL LATINA DE SALUD MENTAL, ADICCIÓN Y PREVENCIÓN 2021  

Visualizando la Equidad en la Salud Mental en la Próxima Década

16 y 17 de septiembre, 2021

SAMHSA Publication: Telehealth for the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness and Substance-Use Disorders Resource Guide

SAMHSA Evidence-Bases Resource Guide:

Telehealth for the Treatment of Serious Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders

This guide reviews ways that telehealth modalities can be used to provide treatment for serious mental illness and substance use disorders among adults, distills the research into recommendations for practice, and provides examples of how these recommendations can be implemented.

Publication Date: June 2021

 

Happy Juneteenth

As we celebrate Juneteenth as a national holiday, we are celebrating:

· the progress we have made in our nation and in the behavioral health field,

· the unity that is growing out of our diversity,

· the courage that is growing out of our unity, and

· the transformation that all these things will make possible.

Read and download the full announcement from the African American Behavioral Health Center of Excellence1 

 

Celebrate Pride Month with Mental Health Resources

Celebrate Pride Month with Mental Health Resources

National Resources

 

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ+) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan, a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States (Library of Congress, loc.gov/lgbt-pride-month/about/). Initially, the last Sunday of the month in June was celebrated as "Gay Pride Day" and today, many cities in the US have month-long series of events and celebrations that include pride parades, parties, workshops, and concerts.

New England PTTC Newsletter | June 2021 Edition

The ninth edition of our bi-monthly newsletter is available. This month’s edition features the 2021 New England PTTC Fellows, a resource guide for Increasing Cultural Humility for Prevention Specialists Who work with South West Asian, Northern African (SWANA) Populations, Project ECHO, Celebrating Pride Month and awareness campaigns, resources from the PTTC network, regionally and nationally developed events and tools to support and grow the prevention workforce in New England. View the newsletter.

Understanding Protective Childhood Experiences

Understanding Protective Childhood Experiences

 

By Fabricia Prado