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NIATx eNews Update

November 2009

ACTION Items with Kim Johnson

ACTION Campaign II seems to have hit a nerve. The number of providers participating in our calls has more than doubled to over 100 on every call. Because of the growth we have made some changes in the format.

Read Kim's message.

Call for Presentations: 2010 SAAS Conference and NIATx Summit

We are now accepting proposals for workshops presentations for the 2010 SAAS National Conference and NIATx Summit in Cincinnati, Ohio, July 11-14, 2010.

Visit the SAAS/NIATx website for more information.

NIATx 200: Massachusetts team celebrates successes and develops
plan to sustain the gains.

The Massachusetts NIATx 200 participants gathered on October 16, 2009 to both celebrate their success in the project and to continue learning about process improvement. More than 50 people from some 20 treatment provider sites attended the daylong event held at the Beechwood Inn in Worcester.
Read more about the NIATx 200 Celebration Session.

Announcing the NIATx Accelerating Reform Initiative

NIATx seeks applications for the Accelerating Reform Initiative from progressive organizations that have started transformational efforts to prepare for the sweeping changes that parity, health care reform, and decreased grant funding may bring.
Find out more about the Accelerating Reform Initiative.

Taking ACTION in Michigan: Above the Water House

Above the Water House (ATWH) in Flint, Michigan recently celebrated five years of providing a sober living environment to more than 100 women. Virlyn Allen-Poe directs the ATWH. New to the ACTION Campaign II, Virlyn is interested in connecting with others who work to help women start the path to long-term recovery.
Read the full article.

Upcoming Events & Presentations

Thursday, October 15, 2009 NIATx Leadership Webinar Series
Thursday, November 13, 2009 ACTION Campaign II Webinar
  • Getting Staff Buy-In for Sustaining Improvements in Difficult Times.
  • 11:00 am CST
  • Click here for more information on the next ACTION Campaign II Webinar
July 11-14, 2010 Save the Date: SAAS National Conference and NIATx Summit
  • Join us in Cincinnat for this great event.
  • More information coming soon!

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