Updates

Study: Americans 30+ Drinking More During COVID-19

Study: Americans 30+ Drinking More During COVID-19

New research reported in the journal JAMA Network Open shows Americans over 30 have been drinking more during the coronavirus pandemic compared to this time last year and there could be consequences to their physical and mental health. Researchers also report overall...

New NC Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports for September 2020

New NC Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports for September 2020

The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the Division of Public Health recently updated the provisional data on opioid-related overdose and unintentional med/drug overdose with potential for abuse emergency department visits report (NC DETECT). Overdose Involving...

Syringe Services Struggling to Provide Care Amid COVID-19

Syringe Services Struggling to Provide Care Amid COVID-19

Americans who struggle with drug addiction have been using syringe services programs (SSPs) for decades – not only to exchange used needles for clean ones but also as a first step towards treatment. Avoiding reusing needles reduces the risk of contracting infectious...

Dec
3
Thu
PCSS Exchange 2
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Dec
10
Thu
An Integrative Approach to the Prevention and Treatment of Pain
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Dec
11
Fri
OPDAAC Meeting @ Webinar - Zoom
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Thank you for your time and commitment to preventing drug overdose in North Carolina. We hope that you will be able to join us at our next meeting of the NC Department of Health and Human Services Opioid and Prescription Drug Abuse Advisory Committee (NC DHHS OPDAAC) on Friday, December 11, 2020. This meeting’s focus will be on Justice-involved Populations.

The agenda will be shared closer to the meeting date.

Please note that the virtual meeting information can be found in your confirmation email.

Dec
17
Thu
PCSS Exchange 3
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Jan
1
Fri
NC State Addictions Specialist Certificate Program for Paraprofessionals
Jan 1 all-day

Jan
7
Thu
PCSS Exchange 4
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Jan
21
Thu
PCSS Exchange 5
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

Jan
26
Tue
Treating Pain Safely: An Update for Prescribers @ Webinar - on Zoom
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:15 pm
Feb
4
Thu
PCSS Exchange 6
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Target Audience
Sessions 1-3: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, psychologists, social workers, clinical administrators and healthcare teams.
Sessions 4-6: Physicians, nurse practitioners or other advanced practice nurses, PAs, and healthcare teams.

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