2017 PITA Forum Call for Presentations

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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 5:00PM EDT on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 The North Carolina Substance Abuse Prevention Providers Association (NCSAPPA) is pleased to announce the Call for Presentations for our 10th Prevention is the Answer (PITA) Forum. This networking forum is designed to give providers and coalition an opportunity to learn about changing trends, discuss pertinent policy changes, and share sustainability strategies. We are seeking speakers with expertise on the following topics: Grant-writing Drug trends Prescription medication misuse Special populations (homeless, veteran, youth, LGBTQ, etc) Coalition impact and/or environmental strategies Prevention provider professional development Prevention ethics (note: if you submit a proposal on this topic,…

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CADCA’s 27th Annual National Leadership Forum

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Are you attending CADCA this year? The National Leadership Forum, February 6 – 9, 2017,  is located at the beautiful National Harbor.  This year’s Forum is focused on “Engineering Healthy Communities”. Check out the Forum Brochure 

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CADCA 2016 National Leadership Forum Call for Presentations

Looking for an opportunity to showcase your community-level prevention efforts?  The Call for Presentations is open to all community anti-drug coalitions; community-based prevention organizations; government agencies with a focus on substance abuse, mental health, criminal justice, public health, public safety, and related disciplines; coalition sector member organizations; and other organizations with an interest in substance abuse prevention and advocacy.  Presentations will be offered during 75-minute workshop periods offered on Tuesday and Thursday of the National Leadership Forum. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 11:59AM EDT on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 Forum Dates: February 1-4, 2016 | Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center | National Harbor, MD…

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NIAAA to Host Sept. 2 Workshop/Webinar on Neurobiology of Addiction

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        On September 2, NIAAA will host a one-day workshop/webinar. The purpose is to highlight recent progress in the understanding of neuroimmune mechanisms contributing to brain function and alcohol dependence. The workshop will be webcast live through the NIH Videocast site. Click HERE for registration information and to view the agenda

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NCFADS 2014 Summer School Scholarship Available

The Board of the North Carolina Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Studies will be awarding 24 scholarships for the 2014 Summer School.  Dates of the Summer School are: July 28 – August 1, 2014.  The amount of the award may be up to either the full-time-campus resident option ($665 – includes housing & most meals) or the full-time commuter option ($595 – includes lunch meals) depending on one’s registration selection.  The scholarship does not include transportation expenses; costs of off-campus housing (if needed by commuters); or meals not served on campus.    

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Save the Date: 10th Annual Parent Resource Center Conference

Mark your calendar.  The 10th Annual Parent Resource Center Conference will be May 13 – 14, 2014 in Raleigh, NC. Check out the Parent Resource Center website for more details.

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Telebehavioral Health Training and Technical Assistance

The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions is pleased to offer you a new set of online trainings to establish telehealth services for mental health and substance use. The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions Telebehavioral Health Training and Technical Assistance Series is designed to help safety net providers and rural health clinics understand and adopt telebehavioral health services.  The implementation of telehealth services for mental health and substance use allows for increased access to these services, particularly in rural or underserved areas. Divided into six sessions, the training will provide you with the tools and resources necessary to identify and implement a…

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Forum 2014: The Power of the Movement

It’s time to start planning for the 24th National Leadership Forum, the premier and largest training conference for community prevention leaders, treatment professionals and researchers, and SAMHSA’s 10th Prevention Day which is taking place February 3-6, 2014! CADCA’s National Leadership Forum is a four-day event packed with opportunities to learn the latest strategies to fight substance abuse and hear from nationally-known prevention experts, federal administrators, and concerned policymakers. The Forum brings together over 2,700 participants representing coalitions from all regions of the country and internationally, government leaders, youth, prevention specialists, addiction treatment professionals, addiction recovery advocates, researchers, education institutions, law…

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Distance Learning Center for Addiction Studies

The Distance Learning Center for Addiction Studies (DLCAS) is an internet based educational service that provides comprehensive training and information in the field of addiction studies.  Such knowledge will help individuals stay current with the advances of the field, or will provide the educational training hours needed to either obtain or maintain a credential as a drug/alcohol counseling professional.  Addiction Education by way of distance learning is an exciting format that can help save you considerable amounts of both time and money by allowing you to do your training in the comfort and convenience of your own home or office….

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SAMHSA releases Behavioral Health, U.S., 2012 report

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) just released a report entitled Behavioral Health, United States, 2012 — the latest in a series of publications (formerly known as Mental Health, United States) issued biennially by SAMHSA since 1980.   This report features mental health and substance abuse statistics at the national and state levels from 40 different data sources.   The report includes three key chapters:  Behavioral Health Disorders across the Life Span  Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Impairment in Functioning  Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders: Treatment Landscape   Click on image to read the full report

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