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Nurses' Substance Use Education - MOOC

Nurses’ Substance Use Education Through a Massive Open Online Course (NSUE-MOOC) is designed to mainstream substance use (SU) education by reaching Purdue University, West Lafayette, School of Nursing (PSON) students, as well as those students in collaborating SONs from across the country and representing a range of educational levels.

National Prevention Week: May 9-15, 2021

 

National Prevention Week (NPW) is an annual health observance dedicated to increasing public awareness and action around substance use prevention and the promotion of positive mental health. This year, this national initiative, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), will take place May 9 to 15.

 

SAMHSA Resources:

SAMHSA'S NATIONAL PREVENTION WEEK FACT SHEET

National Prevention Week Informational Page

 
 

National Prevention Week 2021 daily themes:

Final webinar in family peer support series airs May 20

Editors' Note: This story ran in our May newsletter, published May 6.

 

The final webinar in our Family Peer Support: An Emerging Workforce series airs 12-1 p.m. Thursday, May 20.

 

In this webinar, How Families Can Foster Independence: Housing, we will demonstrate ways in which family peer support empowers families to support their loved one’s desire to live independently. In particular, participants will learn how recipients of family peer support:

Roundup: Well-being training opportunities

Editors' Note: This story ran in our May newsletter, published May 6.

 

Burnout continues to permeate the health care profession, especially since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. To respond to these emergent needs, the Mid-America MHTTC launched a new programming area around professional well-being. See below for updates from this program area launched earlier this year.

 

Mental Health Awareness Month: 30-Day Challenge