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Tag: African American

AMERSA People & Passion, Episode 8: Key Conversations: Dismantling Racism Against Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Across the Substance Use Continuum

Published: 10/21/2021
The Association for Multidisciplinary Education and Research in Substance use and Addiction (AMERSA) released a solidarity statement and a position paper articulating racism’s deadly effects on persons who use alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. This cascade of negative effects, compounded with the social determinants of health results in higher rates of incarceration, increased risk of […]
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NIATx: Promising Practices to Increase Engagement in Treatment

Published: 01/31/2020
Maureen Fitzgerald Great Lakes ATTC/NIATx NIATx Principle 1, "Understand and Involve the Customer," comes alive when a change team conducts a walk-through of their agency or one of its processes.  For many change teams, the first walk-through focuses on the customer's first contact with the agency: the intake and admission processes. A walk-through of first […]
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Hall of Fame--Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment and Recovery

Published: 01/03/2018
January 3, 2018 This week, we are pleased to bring you the 2018 inductees into the Hall of Fame for the Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment, and Recovery! We join the Online Museum in thanking these notable individuals for their important work and their contributions to the substance use disorder treatment and recovery […]
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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

Published: 12/27/2017
December 27, 2017 The ATTC/NIATx Service Improvement Blog covered a variety of topics in 2017, ranging from cultural competence and technology to the opioid epidemic, marijuana legalization, and process improvement. We thank the many guest bloggers and ATTC Network staff who contributed posts and shared their unique perspectives and views with our audience— which now […]
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