Two grants, The Idaho Rural Opioid Prevention and Pharmacy Education Stewardship (I-ROPPES) grant and The Rural Emergent Alternative Surgical Opioid Non-use (rEASON) grant have come together with the common mission of spreading the word about opioid prevention programs, practices, and resources. Each month you can find this valuable content in your inbox.
Life Support Episode 3 is OUT!
Listen in as host Rachel Blanton speaks with Camille Evans about her relationship with Valor Health, her own experience and worries with healthcare in the LGBT+ community, and how that impacts the work she does today with Valor Health.
You can find Life Support every other Thursday on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, and Youtube
Life Support is an all-new Podcast developed by the C-WHO team to cover everything from Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and its effect on families and police, suicide prevention and mental health awareness, teasers and first looks into future C-WHO projects, and even interviews and insights into the C-WHO team and Leadership.
Life Support is being supported through the HRSA-funded, I-ROPPES grant.
We are excited to share FREE CME eligible trainings on Chronic Pain Management, Medications for Opioid Use Disorder, and Substance Use Disorder. Last month saw us focus on the basics of chronic pain evaluation, opioid therapy, and opioid pharmacology, so this month we are looking ahead to the next four modules of the Chronic Pain Core Curriculum:
When addiction takes hold, the brain is rewired to function as if drugs and/or alcohol are life-or-death essentials for survival. It’s a chronic disease like cancer, diabetes and arthritis. And just like other chronic diseases, addiction can be treated with evidence-based medical care. Addiction physically changes the brain, but the brain can heal with medication, counseling, and ongoing support.
Learn More About Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy with ACOG's District II: On the Front Line Podcast
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has introduced a new section of their District II Front Line Podcast Series: Managing OUD in Pregnancy. You can check out the first 3 episodes or learn more about ACOG by clicking on the button below!
Led by an interdisciplinary panel of mental health experts specializing in family medicine, social work, psychiatry, psychology and pharmacy, ECHO Idaho helps participants in this series learn the most effective methods for managing common mental health issues and connecting with peers from across the state to talk about what actually works in complex whole-patient care. Substance-Related Psychosis and Substance Use in the Setting of Psychotic Disorders: Wednesday, October 5th, 2022
When to Refer: Coordinating Care for the Severely Mentally Ill in Resource Austere Settings: Wednesday, October 19th, 2022
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