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May 2020

Opioid Overdose: Know the Signs. Save a Life.

May 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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This free community education webinar is hosted by HOPE for Franklin County. The webinar will be led by Colton Baker, a Certified Peer Specialist and Recovery Coach. Colton will be discussing How the opioid crisis came about Current overdose data The symptoms of Opioid Use Disorder How to recognize the signs of an overdose, and how to help Participants will receive a free Rescue Kit, including the opioid overdose reversal drug, Naloxone. To help protect the health of webinar participants,…

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Back to Basics: Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorder Webinar

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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Among the many impacts of COVID-19, we’ve seen a drastic increase in alcohol  sales and consumption across the country. In this webinar, we will review definitions of excessive alcohol use, as well  as the diagnostic criteria for Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD). In addition, we’ll highlight the risk factors and health effects of alcohol use, including the impact of alcohol use on common mental health challenges. Finally, we will share resources and treatment options for those seeking to decrease or discontinue…

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June 2020

Coalition on Addictions

June 10 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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The St. Louis Coalition on Addictions is an NCADA program that brings together individuals concerned about addiction. It provides a forum for networking, for learning, and advocacy about the use and abuse of alcohol and other drugs, and for discussion of other addictions. Participation is open to anyone interested in the prevention and treatment of addictions. Kanika A. Turner, MD, MPH is a native of St. Louis and has served as a board-certified Family Medicine physician at Family Care Health…

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Developmental Assets Training

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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This training is now being delivered via Zoom as a webinar. NCADA's Developmental Assets Training is a highly motivating, interactive workshop that explores the paths anyone can take to increase the number of Developmental Assets in the lives of young people. Developmental Assets are a set of 40 research-based strengths and supports that enable young people to develop into successful and contributing adults. This workshop is for adults and youth who care about our community’s well-being and future. You’ll learn:…

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Jefferson County – Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Array

No-cost overdose education and naloxone distribution open to all members of the public in a Webinar hosted on Zoom. Come learn about the opioid crisis, and how to prevent and respond to an overdose on June 17 from 6-7 pm. All participants will receive naloxone at no cost. This opportunity is brought to you in partnership with the Jefferson County Health Department, and is provided by funding from the Jefferson County Community Mental Health Fund Board (JCCMHFB). With questions or for more information,…

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Ethics: Right Way, Wrong Way

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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When it comes to ethical decision-making, how do we determine what is right and wrong, and who decides? In this workshop, we will discuss accepted principles and practices of ethical decision making, share frameworks that might guide your choices, and finally, we will practice applying our codes of ethics. Certificates of completion for 1.5 contact hours will be available. The cost of this webinar is $15. Instructions on how to submit payment will be provided at the conclusion of the…

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Trauma & Substance Use Awareness Training for Justice Professionals

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Array

The goal of this program is to provide law enforcement (with an emphasis on interviewers and interrogators), attorneys, and guardians ad litem with the necessary education and tools to understand and successfully communicate with children while minimizing trauma. This training will be hosted as a webinar on Zoom. Click here to register. This program is funded by the Missouri Task Force on Children’s Justice.

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Ethics and Social Media: Connections and Disconnects

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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The digital age has ushered in a new way of communicating, and has at times made our jobs easier, while also posing some unforeseen ethical landmines. This workshop will introduce some of the ethical dilemmas we might encounter in our quickly expanding digital world, especially regarding the use of social media. We'll review what some of the different professional codes of ethics say in regards to technology and social media, and discuss best practices in our professional and personal use…

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Awards Luncheon

June 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Norwood Hills Country Club,
1 Norwood Hills Country Club Dr
St Louis, MO 63121 United States
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Friday, June 26, 2020 Doors open at 11:30 am; Luncheon at noon Norwood Hills Country Club Each year the Awards Luncheon celebrates “unsung heroes” for their important work in substance use in our region. The Luncheon is open to the public. The cost is $35 per person or $315 for a table of ten. Seating is limited, so reservations are required by Friday, June 19, 2020. Registration is available here. Know someone who deserves to be recognized for the work they're doing? The Helen B. Madden…

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July 2020

Coalition on Addictions

July 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States

This month's Coalition on Addictions Webinar topic is: "Amendment 2: Medicaid Expansion" by Mikel Whittier, Healthcare for Missouri’s Coalition Director The St. Louis Coalition on Addictions provides a forum for networking, learning, and advocacy regarding the use and misuse of alcohol and other drugs. Participation is open to anyone interested in deepening their understanding of the challenges and opportunities in addressing substance use. Mikel serves as the Coalitions Director for the Yes on 2: Healthcare for Missouri campaign. He has served with the…

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