Screening for Adolescent Substance Use

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Adolescents are influenced by a variety of factors that can place them at a high risk for substance use, misuse, and substance use disorders. Consequently, there is a potential for obstructing healthy emotional, physical, and social development. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends universal screening in pediatric primary care, and many school settings are integrating […]

Introducing: Opioid and Alcohol Misuse and Risk of Suicide: A Literature Review

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Suicide is one of the largest public health concerns facing the United States. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was the second leading cause of death among youth and young adults ages 10-34 and the tenth leading of death overall. Suicide and substance use share many risk factors and substance use, particularly of depressants such […]

Listening to Voices of Lived Experience in Recovery (Part 2)

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This is the second webinar of a 2-part series. The panelists will address questions related to the recovery process, the impact of trauma on recovery, posttraumatic growth, dealing with stigma and racial discrimination, harm reduction, and what they’d like behavioral health practitioners to consider in supporting recovery. They will also take questions from the audience.

Social Determinants of Health and Environmental Strategies Part 1: Understanding and Addressing the Social Determinants of Health in Prevention

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This webinar will introduce and discuss the social determinants of health. It will explain which aspects have been found to be significantly linked to substance use, as well as how the social determinants of health are linked to inequity and health disparities. The webinar will provide recommendations on how prevention professionals can begin thinking about […]

The Verdict Is In – Efficacy of Continuous Alcohol Monitoring, Evidentiary Standards, and the Burden of Proof

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Treatment courts are designed around the goal of guiding clients on the road to recovery and breaking the cycle of addiction. There are many alcohol testing methodologies used to help achieve this mission. Continuous alcohol monitoring is the method that brings to the table the largest body of peer reviewed research and decades of court-validated […]

On-the-Spot Discussion Panel on Behavioral Health Equity and Prevention

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Join the Northwest PTTC for a conversation on how regional partners are more intentionally integrating race, equity, and inclusion into their prevention work. Regional prevention practitioners and presenters from our fall series on Behavioral Health Equity and Prevention will share examples to further our conversation on the importance of narrative in advocating for prevention, integrating […]

COSSAP Webinar: Veterans Justice Outreach

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This webinar will provide an overview of the Department of Veteran’s Affairs’ (VA) Veterans Justice Programs (VJP), specifically Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO).  Although the work that Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists do as members of Veterans Treatment Court teams is by far the best-known part of the program, this webinar will review the ways in which […]

NDCRC Holiday Closure

In accordance with the University of North Carolina Wilmington calendar, the NDCRC will be out of office from December 24 until January 3, 2022. We will respond to all inquiries on January 4, 2022.

Why do MI (Motivational Interviewing)?

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This interactive learning community conversation focuses on the misconception that Motivational Interviewing is a 'technique' to get people to do what we (workers & providers) want them to do. This way of thinking about MI could not be further from the truth. Join the learning community to explore the benefits of practicing MI, even if […]

Why Health Equity Matters in Prevention

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Although health equity is the term of the season, it is and should have always been at the core of everything we do. One size does not fit all, and to  provide the best prevention interventions possible, we must be flexible and adapt our services to meet community needs. This also means understanding the role […]

Family Treatment Court Peer-to-Peer Idea Exchange

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New year, new normal! COVID has changed everything in the past two years—including how we work with families and community collaboratives. That is why our upcoming peer-to-peer Idea Exchange asks: What does your new normal look like? Many of us expect at least part of our work with families and teams to either remain virtual […]