Busy clinicians and addiction specialists need a fast way to catch up on the latest news in the psychiatry and behavioral health community. Get your news all in one place—your inbox. The Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Learning Network E-Newsletters will deliver:
- In-depth feature articles exploring topics pertinent to those in the psychiatry and addiction fields
- News briefs detailing the latest in mental health and addiction research
- Audio and video interviews with leaders in the field
With this newsletter for the National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC)! You can view full-length articles about what this organization has been up to by clicking on the links below. “Thank you for supporting our mission to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.” -NCAC
The Journal of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. NIAAA’s peer-reviewed journal, Alcohol Research: Current Reviews (ARCR) and the accompanying Alcohol Alert are housed on the NIAAA Web site. The landing page features the latest content, an alcohol research topic index, archived issues, and helpful links for contributors.
The Bridge is a semi-annual e-pub that links science and service by providing information and tools on technology transfer and implementation science strategies.
Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network accelerates lasting change in behavioral health care systems by translating, disseminating and promoting the adoption and implementation of effective and culturally sensitive clinical practices.
The BASIS is a product of the Division on Addiction, Cambridge Health Alliance, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. The Division is an entirely self-funded academic organization that relies on grants, contracts, and gifts in order to produce The BASIS and our other high-quality work.
The latest news on bipolar disorder research and treatment.
There are several ways to stay connected to CADCA. Sign up for Coalitions Online, CADCA’s weekly e-newsletter, to receive up-to-the-minute news on substance abuse issues, grant announcements, updates on CADCA programs and events, and real-life examples of CADCA coalitions making a difference in their communities.
Advocates who want to loosen or eliminate various alcohol regulations claim our laws are “antiquated, byzantine, or from the Prohibition era.” Their conclusion is that alcohol should be sold in our free market system just like any other legal product. How do we answer such claims? We need to help clarify the issue by stating that all products sold for human consumption must be regulated for public health and safety; that the US markets are highly regulated; that government interference is often needed to keep markets competitive and free of monopolistic domination.
Community Coalitions of Idaho is a non-profit organization that was created in 2009 to strengthen advocacy efforts for substance abuse prevention in Idaho. CCI works to facilitate collaboration and encourage cooperation among Idaho community coalitions in order to address policies and issues with a united voice.
ETR’s mission is to improve health and increase opportunities for youth, families and communities. ETR envisions a world where all people have the information, skills, and opportunities to lead healthy lives. We are driven by our mission to improve health and increase opportunities for youth, families, and communities. ETR embraces the purposeful inclusion of all people as a means to honor and respect difference, and to elevate the strengths brought by diversity of experience, perspective, and expertise.
The State of Idaho provides state funded and operated community based mental health care services through Regional Behavioral Health Centers (RBHC) located in each of the seven geographical regions of the state. Each RBHC provides mental health services through a system of care that is both community-based and consumer-guided.
The Idaho Federation of Families works to develop a coalition of groups and individuals to educate policy makers, professional organizations, legislators, educators, and the public about the needs of children with emotional, behavioral, and mental disorders and their families.
The Idaho Office of Drug Policy leads Idaho’s substance abuse policy and prevention efforts by developing and implementing strategic action plans and collaborative partnerships to reduce drug use and related crime, thereby improving the health and safety of all Idahoans.
The IRETA Current is disseminated twice monthly to addiction and allied health and human service providers, as well as policymakers, advocates, and researchers interested in prevention, treatment and recovery. The Current features training opportunities in Pennsylvania and throughout the nation, news, resources and research updates.
The Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs (2007-present) is the oldest substance-related journal published in the United States, formerly the Journal of Studies on Alcohol (1975-2006) and the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol (1940-1974). JSAD is a multidisciplinary journal, publishing research on all aspects of the use of, abuse of, and dependence on alcohol, illicit substances, and inhalants; tobacco use and dependence; and the misuse of prescription medication. The range of topics includes, but is not limited to, the biological, medical, epidemiological, psychiatric, social, psychological, legal, public health, socioeconomic, genetic, and neuroscientific aspects of substance use.
The latest science, practice and public information updates from Idaho, NIMH, SAMHSA, and more.
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse
As science unlocks the complex addiction puzzle we will find new, better ways to prevent, treat and perhaps even eliminate this devastating disease. This is changing the way doctors, researchers and the public view and treat addiction and substance use. By better understanding this complex disease, we will improve health, save lives and save money. Ending addiction will change everything.
The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) is a non-profit public health charitable organization focused on the issue of fetal alcohol syndrome and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). NOFAS was founded in 1990 and advocates for improved public policy for people affected by FASD, provides resources for people living with FASD, and educates the public about FASD and the risks of drinking alcohol while pregnant. NOFAS has a network of over 40 affiliates around the United States. NOFAS works in collaboration with several U.S. government agencies, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2010, the CDC awarded a four-year cooperative agreement to NOFAS to increase FASD support services.
NBCC’s current government affairs objectives include: Improved counselor employment by the Department of Veterans Affairs, Inclusion of counselors in the Medicare program, Increased counselor inclusion and recognition by the Military Health Systems, The creation of a Federal Occupational Series for Counselors, Advocacy for the Minority Fellowship Program and other federal workforce programs, Counselor recognition by the Indian Health Service.
NIAAA Spectrum is an online Webzine published by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. It features the latest news from the alcohol research field, storytelling graphics, and interviews with NIAAA staff and researchers from the field.
NIDA’s mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. This charge has two critical components. The first is the strategic support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines. The second is ensuring the rapid and effective dissemination and use of the results of that research to significantly improve prevention and treatment and to inform policy as it relates to drug abuse and addiction.
The monthly publication from the RADAR Center provides a brief overview of new materials and announcements at our resource center as well as information about relevant events in the Treasure Valley Community, webinars and free trainings.
A publication of the Association of Recovery in Higher Education.
At the Recovery Research Institute (RRI), our aim is to present the evidence about addiction recovery and how you can achieve it on your own, by engaging with communities that support recovery, or by seeking treatment. We hope you will get involved, sign up for our newsletter, and contribute to our understanding of recovery through research.
Established in 2014, the Substance Abuse Library and Information Studies is the eProceedings of the Annual Conferences of the Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS).
Each September 10, the International Association for Suicide Prevention sponsors World Suicide Prevention Day. Here in the United States, overall suicide rates have increased significantly since 1999 in almost every state, but suicide affects some groups far more than others. As we observe World Suicide Prevention Day, this blog calls attention to the effect suicide has on tribal communities.
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The Dialogue is a quarterly newsletter for disaster behavioral health coordinators, local service providers, federal agencies, and nongovernmental organizations.
The Dialogue is a publication for professionals in the disaster behavioral health field to share information, resources, trends, solutions to problems, and accomplishments. To receive The Dialogue, please go to SAMHSA’s home page (https://www.samhsa.gov), click the “Sign Up for SAMHSA Email Updates” button, enter your email address, and select the box for “SAMHSA’s Disaster Technical Assistance newsletter, The Dialogue.”
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