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MAY 23, 2018  Crisis Response:  Neurobiology, Medical Consequences & Treating Alcohol Overdose and Severe Alcohol Withdrawl
Identify symptoms of alcohol intoxication/impairment/alcohol overdose and identify steps to assist in rescue; review of alcohol withdrawal syndrome. treatment options, medications to treat withdrawal and assist in early recovery; identify neuroreceptors and impact on patients with Alcohol Use Disorder; list medical consequences of chronic alcohol use; use of Clinical Alcohol Withdrawal Scale (CIWA) in assessment; identify crisis response steps in the event of an overdose or alcohol poisoning; recognize assessment criteria that would determine level of care placement for withdrawal management.
TIME:  830 - 4pm
WHERE:  130 Pembroke Road Suite 100, Concord, NH
COST: $50
REGISTER HERE

MAY 25, 2018  Motivational Interviewing Basics
For Recovery Coaches and members of the health profession.
Learn  to better engage with members/clients to evoke and motivate for behavioral change; good toward credentialing requirements.
TIME:  8:30 - 4:00
WHERE:  Railroad Conference Center, Keene, NH.

COST:  $50
REGISTER: HERE.

MAY 30, 2018 Cultural Considerations forLGBTQ Individuals Across the Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Continuum
Explore strategies for creating culturally affirming interactions; define “cultural humility” and explain how it differs from “cultural competency”; dispel myths around sexual orientation and gender identity; understand health care disparities that impact the LGBTQ community; some that are specific to groups within that umbrella; and find similarities and differences among the experiences of older and younger LGBTQ-identified generations.
TIME:  830 - 4pm
WHERE:  NHADACA, 130 Pembroke Road, Suite 100, Concord
COST: $50
REGISTER HERE

MAY 31,  2018    Behavioral Health Advocacy for Youth & Young Adults
Would you like to know more about the children’s behavioral health system in New Hampshire? Join us for an informative session about the emerging System of Care in New Hampshire and how we can understand and improve the system to support all children with behavioral health needs.
PRESENTERSDellie Campagne, Childrens Behavioral Health Collaborative and Beck Becky Whitley, New futures
WHERE:  Reality Check, 45 Knight Street, Jaffrey
TIME:  9am - 10:30am
COST:  No Cost

MAY 31, 2018    OPEN:  Sustainability Task Force
WHERE:  Reality Check, 45 Knight Street, Jaffrey
TIME:  4:30pm
COST:  No Cost - Come help Reality Check to become a sustainable nonprofit providing services in New Hampshire.  Current fundraising plan and initiatives will be reviewed.  Join us!

JUNE 1, 2018 Urine Drug Testing & Treating Substance Use Disorders
TIME:  830 - 4pm
WHERE:  130 Pembroke Road Suite 100, Concord, NH
A 3 hour training event on June 1, 2018 – Two Sessions to Choose From
Session 1 -9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)
Session 2 -1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (registration begins at 12:30 p.m.)
COST:  $25
REGISTER HERE

JUNE 6, 2018   RC MONTHLY:   Diversity & Immersion Inclusion
We all have biases - recognizing them is the first step to being able to change them.  Raise your awareness around biases that exist that may largely remain invisible, and how to improve how we engage with and respect other people.  See how you can expand your understanding of diverse populations and increase your ability to operate in a culturally competent way. 
PRESENTER:  Robert Beaven
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30
WHERE:  Conant High School, Music Room
1 Conant Way, Jaffrey, NH
COST:  No Cost / All are Welcome

JUNE 6, 2018  Suicide Post-vention Training
A national program that helps communities better understand postvention concepts and develop practices that can be implemented after a sudden death such as suicide to promote healing and reduce risk after suicide, pre-registration required.
WHERE: Hannah Grimes Center, 25 Roxbury Street, Keene, NH
TIME: 9:00am - 3:00pm
COST: FREE  *Recommended for Law enforcement, first responders, mental health providers, faith leaders and funeral directors
Register: Debbie Baird  545-7267 or email dbaird@naminh.org

JUNE 11, 2018   Understand & Responding to Problem Gambling Across the Continuum of Care
WHERE: 130 Pembroke Road Suite 100, Concord, NH
TIME:  8:30 -4pm
Learn differences between gambling, problem gambling and disordered gambling' treatment modalities and resources; ways to include support for gamblers in recovery through new and/or existing recovery support services; define gambling, problem gambling and disordered gambling; list 3 resources for gambling treatment; discuss effective prevention programming and a NREPP’s prevention of problem gambling evidence-based program; list several examples of recovery support services.
COST:  $50
REGISTER HERE

JUNE 12, 2018  Strengthening Families Framework
Identify characteristics that make families stronger and child abuse less likely to occur.   For those whose work focuses on children, suited for professionals in early learning, family supports, healthcare providers, and parents.  Review framework and plan how you can bring it to life in your work.   Lunch is on your own.
TIME:  9 - 4pm
WHERE:  Keene State College, Rhodes Hall,  Main Street, Keene, NH
REGISTER HERE
CAMPUS MAP:  here
* This training series can be taken in addition to, or in conjunction with, the Strengthening Families on-line training or the full 7-course face-to-face series. To learn about the on-line training click here.

JUNE 13, 2018
Its Just Marijuana .... Right?  Strategies for Adults, Parents & Kids
TIME:  8:30 - 4 pm
WHERE: 130 Pembroke Road Suite 100, Concord, NH
Discuss lessons learned of Colorado’s experiences of legalizing and commercializing marijuana / products and the importance of messaging for prevention strategies; Colorado’s journey to legalize and commercialize marijuana for recreational use; considerations around youth prevention in the world of a legal adult market; and successes, tools and resources of Smart Colorado and partners to build skills to apply to your community; NH specific policy and advocacy information.
COST: $50
REGISTER HERE

JUNE 15, 2018   Understanding Medication-Assisted Treatment
TIME:  8:30- 4 pm
WHERE:  130 Pembroke Road Suite 100,  Concord, NH
Learn about medications approved by the FDA and used in the treatment of opioid dependence; what to expect when someone is treated with medication, information about the legislation that permits office based buprenorphine treatment, the science of addiction, the mechanism of each medication, patient selection criteria and patient counseling and therapeutic issues. 
COST: $50
REGISTER HERE

JUNE 15, 2018 Youth Mental Health First Aid
TIME: 830 - 500pm
WHERE: Keene State College, Rhodes Hall, Keene, NH
REGISTER: by June 10, 2018:
http://bit.ly/KSCjune15YHMFA

JUNE 16, 2018  Caring for Substance-Exposed Infants
TIME: 8:30 -  4pm
WHERE: 130 Pembroke Road Suite 100,  Concord, NH
Learn about Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), address the nature of the problem and review the epidemiology of substance use in pregnancy/NAS regionally versus nationally.  The NAS scoring process and what it means will be reviewed; benefits of non-pharmacologic interventions to minimize NAS and need for pharmacologic treatment; the issue of mandated reporting and developing safe plans of care utilizing both medical and community resources.  
COST: $50
REGISTER HERE

JUNE 19, 2018  Treatment of Adolescents with Co-Occurring Disorders
TIME:  8:30 -  4 pm
WHERE:  130 Pembroke Road Suite 100, Concord, NH
Learn about the influence peers, media, and other systems have on behavior and treatment; tips/tricks on effective approaches including, motivational interviewing solution focused, and client-centered modalities. The presentation and symptom confusion of co-occurring disorders in adolescence will be discussed; review of the science of addiction adolescent brain, social, physical, cultural, sexual and emotional, development will be integrated.
COST: $50
REGISTER HERE

JUNE 21, 2018   24/7:  Connectedness to Technology - Lets Talk!
TIME:  8:30 - 3 pm
WHERE:  130 Pembroke Road Suite 100,  Concord, NH
Learn about the role of connectedness to technology, e.g. mobile-based and social media, plays in human development; communication and relationships with self and others; and how these factors relate to signs and symptoms of anxiety and depression and other neurological changes.  Panel of young adults who have grown up in the world of digital technology, and toll addiction to on-line connectedness has; the world of gaming; and the experience of a person in recovery who has given up connectedness with electronic technology.   
COST: $50
REGISTER HERE

JUNE 22, 2018  MOVIE:  PAPER TIGERS
WHERE:  Peterborough Community Theater
TIME:  6:00pm

This moving film follows a year in the life of an alternative school that has radically changed its approach to disciplining its students, becoming a promising model for how to break the cycles of poverty, violence and disease that affect families.
COST:  No Cost

JUNE 27, 2018   Criminal Thinking & Antisocial Logic
TIME:  8:30 - 4 pm
WHERE: 130 Pembroke Road Suite 100, Concord, NH
Learn thinking patterns that underlie criminal behavior patterns for justice involved clients; use best practices in assessment and treatment planning and how to handle behaviors; identify maladaptive thinking patterns; responding to avoid confrontation and resistance;  define antisocial personality disorder and analyze theories associated with criminal offending; evaluate and identify research in assessments and treatment planning; develop techniques with role play.
COST: $50
REGISTER HERE

SEPT  5, 2018   RC MONTHLY: Behavioral Health Advocacy for Youth & Young Adults
Would you like to know more about the children’s behavioral health system in New Hampshire? Join us for an informative session about the emerging System of Care in New Hampshire and how we can understand and improve the system to support all children with behavioral health needs.
PRESENTERS:  Dellie Champagne, Childrens BH Collaborative and
Becky Whitley, New Futures
WHERE:  Conant High School - Music Room, Jaffrey, NH
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30pm
COST:  No Cost - All Are Welcome

OCT 3, 2018  RC MONTHLY:   Addiction Policy Forum (APR)
PRESENTER:  Doug Griffin
APR is a partnership of organizations, policymakers and stakeholders committed to working together to elevate national policy for the addiction field.  Learn about what they're doing and how you can get involved to help counteract the current crisis.
WHERE:  Conant High School - Music Room, Jaffrey, NH
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30pm
COST:  No Cost - All Are Welcome

NOV  7, 2018  RC MONTHLY:  Organizing Community Prevention
PRESENTER:  Mary Ewell, PhD
Learn tasks associated with community organizing; understand how to engage a stakeholders in prevention planning; build community ownership of activities by collaborating in planning, implementing and evaluating prevention strategies; employ effective facilitation skills; and identify the principles of public speaking.
WHERE:  Conant High School - Music Room, Jaffrey, NH
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30pm
COST:  No Cost - All Are Welcome

DEC 5, 2018  RC MONTHLY:  Recovery-Ready Communities
PRESENTER:  Mary Drew, Reality Check CEO
What does it take to become a community that is ready to provide recovery supports and services to people seeking recovery from addiction?  Find out what we need to do, and how  you can help.
WHERE:  Conant High School - Music Room, Jaffrey, NH
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30pm
COST:  No Cost - All Are Welcome

DEC 12, 2018
Behavioral Health Advocacy for Youth & Young Adults

Learn about the children’s mental health system in NH and how to navigate securing services.  Highlighting how to advocate, the wrap around services, and how to get involved. 
PRESENTERS:  Dellie Champagne, Childrens BH Collaborative and
Becky Whitley, New Futures
WHERE:  Conant High School - Music Room, Jaffrey, NH
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30pm
COST:  $20


          OPEN TO PUBLIC:

RC Monthly Meeting

WHEN: 1st  Wednesday
WHERE: Conant High School, Music Room
Jaffrey, NH
TIME:  4:00 - 5:30pm

June 6 - Diversity & Inclusion
*No July or August meeting
September 5 -
Advocating for Behavioral Health for Youth & Adults
October 3 - Addiction Policy Forum
November 7 - Community Prevention
December 5 - Stories of Recovery



                       

                     


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http://www.nhadaca.org/training-events/