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Olympia Area Advanced Practice Association

Upcoming Special Events

Posted over 2 years ago by Pat Sonnenstuhl

  1. Thursday, May 7th - 2015 National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

  2. Study Shows Repeat Exposure to Alcohol during Adolescence Results in Long-Term Brain Narrative review of the safety and efficacy of marijuana for the treatment of commonly state-approved medical and psychiatric disorders

  3. Judge's Decision Keeps Marijuana on List of Schedule I Drugs

  4. Levels of Chemicals in Some E-Cigarette Flavors Surpass Recommended Limits

  5. TANF Caseload Decline The Well-Being of Parents and Children Leaving WorkFirst in Washington State

  6. Misdiagnosis and Missed Diagnoses in Foster and Adopted Children with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

  7. Hospitals Report Hundreds of Cases of Illness Caused by Synthetic Marijuana

  8. Teen Binge Drinking Damages The Brain: How Partying Affects Learning And Memory Forever
Resources
  1. Marijuana Lit: Fact based Information to Assist you in Providing SUD Services – great videos and resources (ATTC)

  2. Opioid Overdose Education (ADAI COSE brochure)
Training/Webinars
  • May 8 ~ 9-4:30 The Neurobiology and Medical Treatment of Addictive Illnesses:
    Chemical Dependency Training Consortium of the Northwest

  • May 20 Responding to the Prescription Misuse Epidemic:
    Promising Prevention Programs and Useful Resources (details to come)

  • May 27 - 8:30am-4:00: Saying It Out Loud (Seattle)

  • June 29-July 1: 28th Annual Conference on Behavioral Health & Addictive Disorders (Seattle)

  • November 17-19: National Prevention Network Conference (Seattle)

  • Archived Session A Multi-Dimensional Look at Substance Use Disorders and/or Mental Health Issues, their Treatment & Recovery (SAMHSA)

  • Free webinars Institute for Research, Education & Training in Addictions

  • Free self-paced online learning The Prevalence of Prescription Opioid Misuse:
    Doctor Shopping, Co-ingestion, and Exposure (CEU's provided)

TINA GEHRIG
Chemical Dependency Program Assistant
Thurston County Public Health & Social Services
412 Lilly Road NE, Olympia WA 98506
360-867-2509
gehrigt@co.thurston.wa.us
www.countycd.org