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webinars, Webinars, WEBINARS! Join us for 3 sessions this August & September!

August 2, 2023

Join us this August and September for not one, not two, but THREE webinars!

Crisis and Hope: Trends, Risk Assessment, and Innovation in Overcoming Overdose

August 23, 2023 | 12-1pm PT | Register here!

The risk of fatal overdose has changed significantly in recent years, most notably with the emergence of illicit fentanyl and the increasing prevalence of polypharmacy. In this webinar, presenters Michael Hite, MBA and Desislav Hite, MD will discuss trends and patterns in overdose cases over the last 5 years, factors that can increase overdose risk including identifiable life events and mental health co-occurring conditions, and how different populations are affected across Region 10. They will also discuss actionable interventions to enhance overdose safety including new medical devices and digital resources, harm reduction strategies, and collaboration with local community organizations.

Certificate of attendance for 1.0 hours available.

Not Too Much, Not Too Often, and Not Too Many: The Results of the First Large-Scale International Project to Develop Lower-Risk Gambling Guidelines

September 6, 2023 | 11am-12:30pm PT | Register here!

Advice about how to gamble “responsibly” is widely promoted in many jurisdictions. However, until now, there has been no evidence-based, specific advice for people who gamble who want to reduce their risk of gambling harms. In 2016, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction began the first large scale international, comprehensive, multimodal project to develop evidence based Lower-Risk Gambling Guidelines (LRGGs). This presentation from David Hodgins, PhD and Matthew Young, PhD will describe key deliverables from the LRGG project including the lower-risk limits for expenditure, frequency and number of types of games. It will also present a self-assessment quiz, a suite of posters and other knowledge mobilization tools that are freely available to those who with use or promote the guidelines (

1.5 CME or CE credits available. 

Sponsored by the Northwest and Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTCs) and the Western States Node of the NIDA Clinical Trials Network.

Recovery Capital and Resilience: Head and Tail of the Same Coin

September 20, 2023 | 12-1pm PT | Register here!

Beyond sobriety, programs dealing with substance use disorders have embraced a more comprehensive goal: Recovery. There are four recognized domains of recovery: Health, Home, Purpose, and Community. There are a myriad of resources, both internal and external, that make up recovery capital. As a person begins their journey, they draw on their initial store of recovery capital and as that journey continues, they gain more recovery capital. More recovery capital, more recovery. More recovery, more recovery capital. By assisting an individual identify their recovery capital and make plans for its increase, their recovery becomes stronger. This session, presented by Norma Jaeger, PhD (ABD), Executive Director of Recovery Idaho, will explore the many potential elements of recovery capital and how to support an individual in building more recovery capital to support their life in recovery. 

Certificate of attendance for 1.0 hours available.

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