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NIATx eNews Update

May 2010

It's Not Too Late Share Your Story

You still have time to enter the ACTION Campaign II Share Your Story Contest. The deadline to receive your stories is Friday, May 14. Five lucky winners will receive an all expense paid trip to this year's Summit.
Not sure how to write your story? Click here to find out.

Paths to Recovery: Changing the Process of Care for Substance Abuse Programs

Paths to Recovery was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) designed to increase access to substance abuse treatment by improving the quality and efficiency of the delivery system at the provider level.
Read the full article from the RWJF web site.

Management Practices in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs

Do "good" management practices affect the number of days to treatment admission? Find out in this article from NIATx researchers. Originally published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment.
Read the full article.

ACTION Campaign II: Promising Practice Story:
Dorchester County Addictions Program

The mission of Dorchester County Addictions Program is to provide high-quality substance abuse treatment services for adolescents and adults, especially for those who are under-served, uninsured, or cannot afford private treatment.
Read how they made changes to their orientation to enhance client motivation.

Electronic Medical Records: Saving Time and Trees

Oakwood Clinical Associates in Kenosha, Wisconsin offers comprehensive outpatient mental health and substance abuse counseling to residents of Kenosha County and the surrounding area. 
Read about their experience implementing an Electronic Medical Record.

NIATx Summit - Plenary Speaker Preview:
Rosalind Picard, Director of Affective Computing Research, MIT Media Lab

We are thrilled to have Dr. Rosalind Picard present her work on Innovations in Emotional Intelligence: How the next level of technology will transform addiction treatment.
View her bio as well as the other Plenary Speakers for the upcoming Summit.

Upcoming Events & Presentations

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 ACTION Campaign II Webinar
  • How did Crossroads for Women Increase Continuation to the Fourth Treatment Session and Strategies for Developing New Projects From Previous Rapid Cycle Projects.
  • 11:00 am CST
  • Click here for more information on this upcoming ACTION Campaign II Webinar
Thursday, April 15, 2010 ACTION Campaign II Webinar
July 11-14, 2010 SAAS National Conference and NIATx Summit - Registration Now Open

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