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NIATx eNews Update

September 2015

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SAMHSA Celebrates National Recovery Month 2015

SAMHSA's National Recovery Month celebrates people in recovery and shares the message that treatment can help people with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life.

SAMHSA's multimedia resources for National Recovery Month include the Road to Recovery TV series. Read more about the September 2015 episode.

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Addressing the Prescription Opioid and Heroin Crisis

Michael Botticelli, Director of National Drug Control Policy, writes about the importance of including medication in addiction treatment. (Article shared courtesy of the ATTC Network Coordinating Office.)

>Read the article.

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Implementing buprenorphine: barriers and facilitators

The NIATx Ohio Buprenorphine Implementation Study, led by NIATx Co-Deputy Director Todd Molfenter, is examining ways to increase use of buprenorphine in Ohio.

Read a summary of Molfenter’s article, "Implementing buprenorphine in addiction treatment: payer and provider perspectives" recently published in Substance Abuse Treatment Prevention and Policy.

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From Massachusetts to Moscow: Exchange program looks at adapting mobile app for Russian women

SSTAR has been working with a Russian organization to adapt A-CHESS for Russian women.

>Find out more.

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New project combines medication with mobile health

The Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies has received a NIDA grant to test the effectiveness of medication-assisted treatment combined with A-CHESS.

>Find out more.

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How are your handoffs?

Every transition from one level of care to the next in addiction treatment is a handoff that can either continue or interrupt a patient’s recovery journey.

>Find out more.

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10 Webinars You Wont Want to Miss

Recovery Month 2015 offers almost daily webinars that share the message of Recovery Month: Visible,vocal, valuable.

Get out your calendar for this week's post in the ATTC/NIATx Service Improvement Blog!

Upcoming Events & Presentations

September 17, 2015 National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
October 4, 2015 UNITE to Face Addiction

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