Helping to reduce drug and alcohol use in Cheshire County
63 Community Way, Keene NH 03431 | Ph: 603-719-4150 | mdrew@scshelps.org
Helping to reduce drug and alcohol use in Cheshire County
63 Community Way, Keene NH 03431 | Ph: 603-719-4150 | mdrew@scshelps.org

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March 1, 2015
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    Please see our Education and Training Page for details on these webinars!

    2015 SBIRT Webinar Series Announced

    “Did you know that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes substance use disorders as one of the ten elements of essential health benefits? This means that all health insurance sold on Health Insurance Exchanges or provided by Medicaid to certain newly eligible adults must include services for substance use disorders. It is assumed that some of these new patients may need intervention and treatment services for substance use disorders

    To fill this service need, training about how to detect substance use disorders is imperative. As a part of this effort, NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, has partnered with National SBIRT ATTC NORC at the University of Chicago, The BIG Initiative, and SAMHSA to deliver a FREE 8-part webinar series called the 2015 SBIRT Webinar Series. All webinars are worth 1.5 CEs.”- National Association for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, 2015)

     

     Safe Surroundings NE Launches Innovative Training for Parents and Teachers

    High and Seek: Defend Our Youth, Empower
    Our Parents and Educate Our Educators. Early
    Detection of Teenage Risky Behavior.

    High and Seek is the first program to be launched by Safe Surroundings NE. This adult only event is designed to increase awareness, early detection and early intervention of teenage alcohol and drug use along with other risky behaviors.

    The highlight of the presentation is the staged teenage bedroom.
    Attendees are encouraged to explore and interact with the display.
    Through out the exhibit are items that may indicate a teen is involved
    in high risk behavior such as underage drinking, substance
    abuse, cutting, burning, eating disorders, sexual activity and
    more. Attendees get an up close look at the items in the room
    and are shown how they can be used. The presentation
    reviews the latest drug and alcohol trends, an overview of
    slang terms, psycho-education surrounding addiction and
    includes an imperative discussion on techniques for
    effectively communicating with teens. Participants will be
    enlightened, educated and empowered.

    Visit their website here to learn more!

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    Download the Host Commitment form here:

    Host Commitment Form

    Download the Family Background Consent form here: 

    Family Background Consent

    Takeaways From Delegation’s Colorado Marijuana Research Trip

    Read the interesting article here

    States Gear Up To Help Medicaid Enrollees Beat Addictions

    Read all about it here!

     

    Is There a Connection Between Childhood Trauma and Drug Addiction?

    See the CNN ireport here

    * See our Education & Training Page for more info and for registration link
     Advocacy Training:Are you interested in becoming a New Futures advocate? New Futures works to reduce New Hampshire drug and alcohol problems by advocating, educating, and collaborating for progressive policy in the Granite State.In 2015, New Futures is holding four advocacy trainings in Concord:(March 3rd, April 23rd, November 17th, and December 15th). These trainings are done in partnership with Hope for New Hampshire Recovery and will include an Our Voices Have Power workshop-where advocates will learn about the importance of sharing their lived experience
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    OUR MISSION: Influence public awareness, policy, and funding to support alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention, treatment, and recovery especially as it pertains to youth, in Cheshire County, NH.
    GOALS:  Reduce substance use among youth and adults, and strengthen collaborative partnerships within communities.
    We offer prevention activities and education to reduce youth and young adult alcohol and substance use; advocate for policy change and increased funding for prevention, treatment, and recovery; and offer prevention trainings, internships, and substance-free events all year.

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    Volunteer Volunteers are the key component to our success. Please visit our volunteer page to see how you can help. Find Treatment Helpful links and resources. Get Smart Get smart about drugs. NH Center for Excellence Bulletins NH Center for Excellence Bulletins
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    MADAC is funded by the Drug Free Communities Support Program Grant made possible by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

    MADAC Project Coordinator • PO Box 603 • 63 Community Way • Keene, NH 03431 • PHONE: 603-719-4150 • Email: mdrew@scshelps.org

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