|Also of Interest
Webinar: Self-Care Support for Providers (Northwest MHTTC)
January 20, 11am (PST)
Join Aleks Martin, MSW, LSWAIC, SUDP, for the first in an 8-part monthly webinar on a variety of topics of related to provider well-being. This session will cover self-care support for providers, with future sessions addressing mindfulness practice, mental wellness, imposter syndrome, stigma, diversity, and more. Find out more and register here.
Webinar: The Roles of Culture and Collaboration in Preventing Suicide and Substance Misuse in Indigenous Communities (Northwest & Pacific Southwest PTTCs)
January 21, 3pm (PST)
Both suicide and substance misuse continue to be significant issues within indigenous communities, but effective solutions are available and within our reach. Through local community partnerships and cultural practices, we can successfully reduce the multiple, shared factors that impact many health issues, including behavioral health challenges. This webinar will provide an overview of the connections between suicide and substance misuse, the necessity of community partnerships, and ways in which culture can prevent suicide and substance misuse. Find out more and register here.
4-Part Training Series: Stimulants 101 (Great Lakes ATTC)
January 26, February 9, February 23, March 9
Stimulant use has increased over the past decade, and the COVID-19 pandemic has created additional challenges for providers who provide treatment for stimulant use disorder. In this virtual series, participants will learn how stimulants affect the brain, body, and behavior. Presenters will discuss the impact of stimulant use in urban and rural communities and will also provide an overview of evidence-based approaches to stimulant treatment and recovery. Find out more and register here.
Online training: The Impact of Compassion Fatigue in Peer Support Work (Peer Recovery Center of Excellence)
January 26 or February 18 (only register for one)
This one-day training for peers will describe compassion fatigue and secondary traumatic stress, how they happen, and who is susceptible. You’ll also learn how compassion fatigue impacts the peer workforce, how to understand and learn to address it, and ways to prevent and reverse both it and secondary traumatic stress. Find out more and register here.