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November 16, 2017

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Applications Being Accepted for 2018 Capacity Building Opportunity: Intensive Technical Assistance

Applications are due by Monday, November 27 2017, at 8 p.m. Eastern Time for the SAMHSA Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center 2018 Capacity Building Opportunity. This is an intensive technical assistance opportunity for peer-run organizations, recovery community organizations, family-run organizations, and youth- and young adult-run organizations. Up to 25 organizations will be selected to receive individualized consultation, training, and peer-to-peer support over the course of a 6-month period in one of five areas.

Tips for Survivors of a Disaster or Other Traumatic Event: Coping With Retraumatization

This new publication explains the signs and symptoms of retraumatization, gives guidance on how to manage the symptoms, and provides resources for building resilience and an adequate support system for dealing with triggering events.


Thursday, November 16 | 2–3 p.m. Eastern Time

Webinar on Clinical Best Practices in Oral Health for Individuals With Substance Use Disorders

Mark your calendar for a webinar on clinical best practices for improving the oral health of individuals with substance use disorders. The webinar will identify ways that oral health and behavioral health professionals and safety net health care systems can integrate oral health into the care of patients with substance use disorders. The webinar is hosted by SAMHSA and the Health Resources and Services Administration's Bureau of Health Workforce and Bureau of Primary Health Care.
Wednesday, December 6 | 1–2 p.m. Eastern Time

The Impact of Homelessness and Unstable Housing on Provider Services Webinar Series, Part 3 of 3

This final webinar in the Recovery to Practice series on Homelessness and Unstable Housing explores how strong communication and collaboration between housing programs and behavioral health practitioners can positively impact engagement and recovery outcomes. Participants will learn the advantages of developing partnerships among housing services and behavioral and primary health providers, ways to overcome common challenges with partnerships between housing and clinical teams, and strategies to strengthen and enrich collaboration.
Prevention partners are invited to participate in National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week, sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. This week-long health observance is an opportunity for teens to learn the facts about drug and alcohol abuse and addiction from scientists and other experts. Organize and promote an educational event or activity for teens during the week of January 22–28, 2018.