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NIATx eNews Update

July 2009

NIATx is now on twitter

Follow us on twitter and stay connected with updates on upcoming events, the NIATx Summit/SAAS National Conference, ACTION Campaign II and much more.

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NIATx Process Improvement: It Really Works

Lee Mental Health in Fort Myers, Florida, is using process improvement in non-clinical processes. "With NIATx, you follow a path that leads to actual completion of your goals. It doesn't matter if the challenge is a clinical one or not-the process really works!"

Read the full article.

ACTION Campaign Survey Winners

The ACTION Campaign congratulates respondents from the last user survey. Names were randomly selected for prizes that included the NIATx Starter Kit. Thanks to everyone who completed the survey via phone or online. Your comments help us to continually improve our services.

Bruce Angleman Ernest Young
Nicholas Koenig Janis Cariveau
Theresa Masi Polly Haight-Frawley
Ceceila Westmoreland Keith Spare

Thanks to all who participated and stay tuned for information on ACTION Campaign II

Strengthening Treatment Access and Retention--State Implementation (STAR-SI) in Wisconsin

In August 2005, the state of Wisconsin Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services began implementing NIATx process improvement with six volunteer outpatient treatment providers. Just three years later, the initiative has grown to 30 providers.

Read how the Wisconsin STAR-SI project is improving access and retention.

NIATx 200 Moves into Sustainability Phase

Funded by NIDA, This collaborative project of five states--Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Oregon and Washington--evolved from the original NIATx research that focused on implementing changes to business processes to improve access to and retention in substance abuse treatment settings.

Find out more about the NIATx 200 study.

Upcoming Events & Presentations

July 29-August 1, 2009 SAAS National Conference/NIATx Annual Summit
September 15-16, 2009 NIATx Change Leader Academy
October 20-21, 2009 NIATx Community of Commitment - Building the Business Case

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