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Past News & Events

Past news and events that are related to the Substance Use and Mental Health Initiative (SUMHI).

  • Opioid pharmacotherapies for primary care and criminal justice populations: low threshold, low barrier approaches to naltrexone and buprenorphine treatments
    Thursday, May 23, at 12:00 to 1:00 pm, Aquarium Conference Room, 46 Centerra Parkway, Lebanon, NH
    Presented by the Northeast Node of the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network
    Presenter: Joshua Lee, MD
    For more information, view the event page.
    View the webinar online via Zoom.
  • Free Eight-Hour MAT Waiver Course
    Monday, April 29, 2019, DHMC, Auditorium G
    Presenters: Charles Brackett, MD and Sanchit Maruti, MD
    For more information, view the event page.
  • Medical Grand Rounds Endocarditis Related to Injection Drug Use: Marker of an Epidemic
    April 19, 2019
    View the video.
    View the event slides (PPTX).
  • Project ECHO Partnership for Academic-Clinical Telepractice: Medication for Addiction Treatment (PACT-MAT)
    The third Thursday of every month beginning April 17, 2019, University of New Hampshire
    For more information, see the event flyer (PDF).
  • Shield Our Children From Harm: Building Blocks of a Healthy Community
    Thursday, April 11, 2019, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, DHMC
    Keynote: "Working with Families, Maximizing Children's Resilience," presented by Alice M. Forrester, PhD (clinical psychology), CEO, Clifford Beers, New Haven, CT.
    For more information, see the Shield Our Children flyer (PDF).
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Youth Summit 2019
    Friday, April 5, 8:00 am to Saturday, April 6, 5:00 pm, Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH
    View the 2019 Youth Summit website.
    View the event slides (PPTX).
    View the Magnify Voices Film & Writing Contest entries and award winners.
  • Stigma as Discrimination: Impact on Treatment Strategies for Success Webinar
    Monday, April 1, 2019, 12:00 to 1:00 pm, online webinar
    View the event slides (PDF).
  • Update on Dartmouth Hitchcock Initiatives to Optimize Care of Patients with Opioid Use Disorders and Reduce Opioid Related Harm
    Monday, March 4, 2019, 5:00 to 6:30 pm, DHMC Auditorium H
    Meeting goals: Event video
    Event slides (PPTX)
    • Update D-H staff and others with interest on recent advances within D-HH to improve care of patients with OUD/SUD and reduce opioid related harm
    • Inventory any unidentified or persisting challenges related to care of patients with OUD and/or other initiatives
    • Identify opportunities to expand engagement
  • National Healthcare Delivery Award to D-H Faculty Steve Chapman, Julia Frew, Daisy Goodman, Alison Holmes, and Bonny Whalen for work with opioid-affected moms and babies
    For more information, view the article.
  • Enhancing the Awareness of Mental Illness
    Saturday, February 23, 2019, 8:15 am to 4:45 pm, D-H Manchester
    For more information, visit the event page.
  • De-Stigmatizing Approaches
    Monday, February 11, 2019, 4:00 to 5:00 pm, DHMC Auditorium A
    Teri LaRock MSW, LICSW: Clinical Program Director at Mom’s in Recovery Cheri Breyer, CRSW: Recovery Coach at Mom’s in Recovery Families in recovery and with addiction often feel stigmatized, making change difficult. If we can re-frame how we approach families who have various social vulnerabilities, then we can support them with care and compassion, strengthening their support and meeting various needs to improve health.
    Event materials:
  • Trauma Informed Care Presentation
    Monday, January 7, 2019, DHMC Fuller Board Room
    Erin Barnett, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and The Dartmouth Institute who will present on foundations in understanding child trauma, its impact on children and families, and approaches to providing trauma-informed care that supports understanding, healing, and coping.
    View the event video.
  • Clinical Science of Addiction
    Monday, December 10, 2018, 4:00 to 5:00 pm, DHMC Auditorium F
    Seddon Savage MD, MS, is a clinician, educator, and advocate in the fields of addiction medicine and pain medicine. Addiction impacts the brain both shorter and long-term which can lead to changes in the way individuals with addiction behave, react, and experience the environment around them. Understanding these changes can help us address the disease of addiction more effectively.
    View the event video.
  • DHMC Stigma Training Op for MAs/LNAs
    Monday, December 10, 2018, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, DHMC Auditorium E
    This is a potential opportunity for our various projects to engage their MAs and LNAs in training related to the impact of mental health stigma. For more information about the program and registration, please see the Enhancing the Awareness of Mental Illness program flyer (PDF).
  • The Opioid Collaborative Series: Our Families - Our Children - Our Future
    Visit the Opioid Collaborative Forum page for details and resources from the recent event.
  • Primary Care Based Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder (PDF), new guidance from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Knowledge Map
  • Ending the Opioid Crisis: A Practical Guide for State Policymakers, a new publication from the National Center for Addiction & Substance Abuse
  • Online 24 Hour Buprenorphine Certification Training Available for ARNPs and PAs
    Effective immediately: Providers' Clinical Support System for Medication Assisted Treatment (PCSS-MAT) offers complete ARNP & PA training in pharmacologic treatment of opioid addiction. See news release for details.
  • Update on Dartmouth Hitchcock Initiatives to Optimize Care of Patients with Opioid Use Disorders and to Reduce Opioid-Related Harm
    Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 (5:00 to 6:30 pm) DHMC Auditorium G
    View the meeting materials (PDF)
  • The Real Cost to Businesses: The Mental Health and Addiction Crisis
    Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm, Southern New Hampshire University, Hooksett, NH
  • Harm Reduction in an Opioid Era: 11th Annual C. Everett Koop Symposium on Addiction Medicine
    Thursday, January 18, 2018, Concord, NH
  • NH Behavioral Health Conference & Public Policy Summit, November 6th & 7th, Manchester NH
  • No Health Without Mental Health: What's Happening, What's Needed and How You Can Help
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017
    Recordings of event:
  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Family-to-Family course
    Family-to-family is a FREE 12 session program for family and friends caring for adults with a serious mental illness. Learn more at the National Alliance on Mental Illness - New Hampshire website, or register online to attend the sessions which are scheduled on Tuesdays 6 to 8:30 pm starting September 5, 2017.
  • 8 Hour In Person Buprenorphine Certification Training for Physicians, ARNPs and PAs
    Friday June 9, 2017, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Auditorium H, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH
    See the flyer (PDF) for registration and more information
  • Training on Families and Addiction
    Thursday May 18, 2017, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Concord, NH
    Sponsored by NH DHHS, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services. Free and open to people in any helping profession who engage with people with substance use disorders in the course of their work. See the 2017 Training Schedule (PDF) for details.
  • Initial Training on Addiction and Recovery
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Concord, NH
    Sponsored by NH DHHS, Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services. Free and open to people in any helping profession who engage with people with substance use disorders in the course of their work. See the 2017 Training Schedule (PDF) for details.
  • Picturing Recovery in our Community, Photovoice opening display
    Friday, May 5, 2017 6-7:30 pm; Free. Hope For NH Recovery, 169 Main Street Claremont NH. RSVP
  • Children's Mental Health Awareness Week
    Monday, May 1, 2017, 9:00 am to Sunday, May 7, 2017, 11:00 pm, events throughout New Hampshire
    See the NH Children's Behavioral Health Collaborative website for details.