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

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Update and discussion of D-HH initiatives to optimize care of patients with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder challenges

March 30, 2020, 5:00 to 6:30 pm (WebEx)
Session slides (PDF)
Session Video Recording

Program and video segment guide

Recording minute

Dartmouth Hitchcock Substance Use and Mental Health Initiative Update, March 30, 2020 topics

Speakers
0:00 Welcome and introductions Will Torrey MD; Sally Kraft MD, MPH
7:18
NH Regional Context of D-H Initiatives Seddon Savage MD, MS
15:11
D-H Behavioral Health Integration, Collaborative Care Model Matthew Duncan, MD
27:15
D-H Opioid Addiction Treatment Collaborative Charles Brackett, MD, MPH
34:55 D-H and the New Hampshire Doorway Program Luke Archibald, MD
43:21 D-H Center for Addiction Recovery in Pregnancy & Parenting Julia Frew MD; Daisy Goodman CMN, DNP, MPH
53:15 D-H Project ECHO Programming Sally Kraft, MD, MPH
1:03:56 Drug Injection Surveillance & Care Enhancement for Rural Northern New England (DISCERNNE) Study David DeGijsel MD, MSc, MPH; Aurora Drew PhD
1:12:22 Discussion All

Motivational Interviewing Basics

February 24, 2020, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Presented by Ginger Ross, CRSW
Alice Peck Day Hospital, Dwinell Conference Room, Lebanon, NH
For more information, read the Motivating Interviewing Basics flyer (PDF).

Old Vices, New Devices: Vaping in 2020

February 13, 2020
Webinar presented by Susanne Tanski, MD, MPH
Part of the Northeast NIDA Node Science Series
For more information, visit the CTN-NE Webinar page.

Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits

December 13, 2019, 8:30 to 11:00 am
Registration begins at 8:30 am; program begins at 9:00 am
130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord, NH
For more information, read the Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits flyer (PDF).

Working with the Firearms Community to Prevent Suicide

December 11, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
This webinar will describe the intersection of firearm safety and suicide prevention and how public health and firearm advocates have worked together on this issue. We will focus on experiences in New Hampshire where the Gun Shop Project was originally developed and how it has been implemented in a growing number of places around the county.
For more information, visit the New England Public Health Training Center website.

Health and Human Services Guide for Clinicians

Read the Health and Human Services guide for Clinicians on the appropriate dosage deduction or discontinuation of long-term opioid analgesics (PDF).

MAT Courses

Monday, November 18, 2019
Bretton Woods, NH
View event information

New Hampshire Behavioral Health Summit

Monday, December 16 to Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Doubletree Manchester Downtown Hotel, Manchester, NH
For more information and to register, view the event page.

CMC's 5th Annual Summit on Treatment of Opioid-Dependent Patients

Friday, November 15, 2019
7:30 am to 4:00 pm
Courtyard Marriott Nashua/Merrimack
For more information and to register, view the event page.

MAT Courses

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Concord, NH
View event information

New England Alliance for Health Conference on Rural Mental Health NH/VT: We CAN Do Better!

Monday, September 30, 2019, 9:15 to 10:30 am
DHMC, Lebanon, NH

Presentation videos

C. Everett Koop Tobacco Treatment Conference

Friday, September 27, 2019, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
DHMC, Auditoria E & F
For more information and to register, view the event page.

ProHealth NH Conference 2019: ProHealth 4 Youth & Young Adults

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 1:00 to 5:00 pm
NHTI, Concord, NH
For more information and to register, view the event page.

Update and discussion of D-HH initiatives to optimize care of patients with MH and SUD challenges

September 16, 2019, 5:00 to 6:30 pm
DHMC, Auditorium F and by Webex (Event Materials)

"Treatment of Pain and Addiciton in Patients with Opioid Use Disorder" presented by Charles Bracket, MD

Friday, September 13, 2019
DHMC, Anesthesia Conference Room

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Behavioral Health ECHO

  • Part 1: Mental Health Thursday, August 15 to Tuesday, November 5. Seven sessions. Refer to the Project ECHO Course page.
  • Part 2: Substance use. Dates and program to be posted soon.

Using ASAM Criteria to Create Person-Centered Treatment

Wednesday July 10 and Thursday, July 11, 2019, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH
For more details and to register, visit the event page. Continuing Education Credits are available.

Opioids and Pain in Older Adults Program

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn, Lebanon, NH
To register, visit the event page.

Suicide Prevention and Intervention Training or Health Care Providers: A Program for Nurses, LNAs and MAs

June 10, 2019, 7:30 am to 12:15 pm
DHMC Auditorium E
For more information, see the event flyer (PDF).

Opioid pharmacotherapies for primary care and criminal justice populations: low threshold, low barrier approaches to naltrexone and buprenorphine treatments

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 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

April 5 to April 6, 2019, 8:00 am to 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)

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

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