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December 2019

Coalition on Addictions

December 11, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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This month’s speaker and topic: Multiple Speakers: “'Holiday' Recipes for Success--Feats and Fails of 2019” 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. Lunch is provided free of charge (courtesy of Alkermes,…

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January 2020

Coalition on Addictions

January 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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This month’s speaker and topic: Connie Fisher, Mental Health America: Combatting Compassion Fatigue 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. Lunch is provided free of charge (courtesy of Alkermes, Inc.) A…

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February 2020

Coalition on Addictions

February 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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This month’s speaker and topic: The Next Step: Providing Scholarship Opportunities for Individuals in Recovery 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. Lunch is provided free of charge (courtesy of Alkermes,…

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Trauma & Substance Use Awareness Training for Justice Professionals

February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Activity and Recreation Center,
1701 W Ash St
Columbia, 65203 United States
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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 event is free, but registration is required. Registration This program is funded by the Missouri Task Force on Children’s Justice.

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NCADA’s 2020 Legislative Forum

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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Join us for this town hall style event focused on addressing substance use-related issues during the Missouri General Assembly's 2020 legislative session. Topics are likely to include: Amendment 2 (medical marijuana)The opioid crisisSubstance use preventionPrescription drug monitoring programAccess to treatment for substance use disordersHealth insurance parityOther related and relevant issues There is no cost to attend this event, but registration is required: This training is presented by NCADA and the community coalitions of Missouri's Eastern Region.

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Fentanyl, Inc: How Rogue Chemists Are Creating the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Epidemic

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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Ben Westhoff, award-winning journalist and author of the highly-acclaimed first book about fentanyl, Fentanyl, Inc.: How Rogue Chemists Are Creating the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Crisis, is joining NCADA to speak about how fentanyl became the deadliest drug in American history, and what role China plays in this epidemic.. While writing the book, he traveled the world interviewing users, dealers, scientists, and law enforcement, and was the first journalist to infiltrate a Chinese fentanyl lab. Since publication, Westhoff has advised…

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March 2020
$30

Ethics: Gray Matter

March 5 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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Ever been caught in an ethical dilemma - stuck between a rock and a hard place? It should be simple to decide what is right or wrong, especially at work. Shouldn't it? Learn accepted ethical decision making principles and practices Explore the choices prevention professionals frequently face Practice applying a code of conduct Cost is $30. (3 contact hours approved by the Missouri Substance Abuse Professional Credentialing Board and the State Committee for Social Workers.) Registration for this event is required…

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Hear Us Youth Conference

March 11 - March 12
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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The Hear Us Youth Conference is an event where St. Louis area teens unite to use their voices in Jefferson City. They will become educated on issues surrounding underage drinking, substance misuse (with an emphasis on vaping and marijuana), and other related issues. They will have a chance to speak face to face with the legislators that represent their neighborhoods and communities. NCADA’s Elevate Youth Council is excited to present Hear Us Youth Conference package to help Greater St. Louis…

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Coalition on Addictions

March 11 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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This month’s speaker and topic: Ryan Bogdan, Washington University: Reduced Brain Volume and Alcohol Use--A Consequence of Exposure and Predisposition to Use 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. Lunch is provided…

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Smoking Cessation in Low Income Populations

March 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NCADA,
9355 Olive Blvd.
Olivette, MO 63132 United States
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This event has been cancelled.

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