The New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center is part of a national network consisting of 10 regional centers, 4 national focus areas and a coordinating office that provide services to all US states and territories. As a multidisciplinary resource for professionals in the substance use disorders treatment and recovery support services field, the ATTC Network serves to:
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Substance Use & Mental Health Initiative
and New England Institute of Addiction Studies are pleased to announce the:
10th Annual C. Everett Koop, M.D. Symposium on Addiction Medicine:
Reducing Behavioral Health Stigma
in Healthcare Systems and CommunitiesREGISTER ONLINE AT:
LOCATION: Dartmouth - Hitchcock Medical Center, Auditorium G, Lebanon, NH
TIME: Check In ; Program:
CO-SPONSORS: New England Node of NIDA CTN, All Together, and New Hampshire Training Institute on Addictive Disorders
Understanding the Challenges:
- The Experience of Stigma
- Impact of Stigma on Healthcare Outcomes
- Identifying and Addressing our Stigmatizing Reflexes: An Experiential Session
Strategies to Change the Culture:
- The Change Directions - Five Signs Campaign in New Hampshire: Engaging health systems
- Roles for the Recovery Community in Changing Perceptions
- Reducing Stigma in Healthcare Settings: Creating welcoming environments
- Summary of next steps to change the culture, drawn from the day's experience
Physicians, nurses, addiction counselors, behavioral health clinicians, social workers, and other allied behavioral health professionals and health personnel working in general healthcare and behavioral healthcare settings; law enforcement and justice personnel; safety personnel; educators; and all interested in the topic.Contact Hours and Accreditation (5.75 Hours):
The New England Institute is a recognized Sponsor of Continuing Education Activities by the Maine State Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors and the New Hampshire Board of Licensing for Alcohol and Other Drug Professionals.
Application is being made for professional contact hours for social workers.
Fee: Lunch is on your own. Several options are available within the medical center. Coffee breaks and contact hours are provided.
- $45 - General Symposium Registration
- $0 - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Staff Registration
- $0 - Student Registration (Must show student ID)
- $0 - Scholarship Registration Requested (If payment is a barrier to attendance)
To Register: Visit the New England Institute of Addiction Studies website at http://www.neias.org
We hope to see you on for some great presentations and dialogue about this important and timely topic!!
The ATTC Center of Excellence on Behavioral Health for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Families (ATTC CoE-PPW) was established to develop a family- centered treatment national curricula, web-based toolkit, and provides support for national training efforts through the ATTC Network. Click HERE for more information.
A national campaign to address the substance use treatment needs of adolescents.
Join us for the fourth webinar in the quarterly series on new approaches in evidence-based prevention and substance use disorder treatment for youth:
Adolescent Substance Use Screening Tools for Use in Primary Care