The Institute for Health and Recovery (IHR) is a statewide, nonprofit organization incorporated in 1990 to provide services, policy and program development, research and capacity-building activities. IHR provides training, consultation, technical assistance and curriculum development for state, local and national organizations to improve integration of best practices and policies into prevention and treatment programs. Online trainings available.
IHR’s Smoke-Free Families Online Training can assist counselors and other staff working with families in a variety of settings to better understand the risks of secondhand smoke (SHS) and thirdhand smoke (THS) exposure, as well as exposure to aerosol from e-cigarettes and other electronic devices.
IHR’s On-PAR Online Training can assist behavioral health programs and service providers to treat tobacco/nicotine dependence on par with other substance use disorders.
IHR’s On-PAR Online Training addresses specific practice/treatment barriers and challenges to integration and implementation of tobacco treatment in behavioral health settings. It consists of four lessons that provide strategies for integrating tobacco education and treatment into behavioral health services:
EMO Health provides medication management support by addiction pharmacists to SUD treatment provider organizations across MA. Our team of healthcare professionals, risk managers, and trainers is dedicated to implementing innovative solutions that engage, empower, and transform our community.
SBIRT is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs. Coupled with “motivational interviewing,” in which the clinician partners with the client to make decisions about the client’s care, SBIRT is used in primary care practices, hospitals, clinics, emergency rooms, college and university health services, employee assistance programs and a range of community settings.
CDC’s MMWR and Medscape are proud to introduce a new FREE continuing education (CE) activity. The goal is to inform clinicians of overdose death rates among U.S. women aged 30–64 years during 1999–2017, overall and by drug subcategories, and clinical implications for members of the health care team. CDC surveillance is the basis for this activity.
This 3-module training program for medical prescribers will address opioid use and opioid use disorder in pregnancy. During pregnancy medical providers must respond to women’s pain management and behavioral health needs while minimizing potential risks to the fetus, and this balance is further complicated when opioid use disorder is present.
The program provides case-based activities designed to help prescribers identify and respond to opioid use disorder and manage pain among pregnant patients and women patients of childbearing age.
Workshops and Seminars that offer CEUs for a range of human service and social justice related topics.
The ATTC Educational Packages For Opioid Use Disorders provide training curricula and slides, online courses, recorded webinars, toolkits, and other resources related to working with people experiencing opioid use problems.
The Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA) is a developmentally appropriate treatment for youth and young adults (12-24 years old) with substance misuse or substance use disorders. A-CRA is an evidence based treatment developed by Chestnut Health Systems.The brief treatment model can be delivered in outpatient clinics, community settings, homes, or school based settings and typically involves weekly sessions which can include parent(s) or caregivers. Clinicians are trained and certified t