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Upcoming Events

Feb
20
Wed
10:30 am Adopting Best Practices in Subst... @ William F Andrews Center
Adopting Best Practices in Subst... @ William F Andrews Center
Feb 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Program Description: In this time of major systems change, addiction treatment professionals are challenged to treat increasingly complex alcohol and other drug use disorders with a greater emphasis on evidence-based outcomes and cost effectiveness. At the[...]
Feb
22
Fri
all-day Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Novant Medical Center
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Novant Medical Center
Feb 22 all-day
Four dynamic modules of content will be covered: 1) Pain Management Topics and Best Practices 2) Harm Reduction Topics and Service Concepts 3) Use of SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) in practice[...]
8:30 am Building Capacity to Manage Ment... @ J. E. Broyhill Civic Center
Building Capacity to Manage Ment... @ J. E. Broyhill Civic Center
Feb 22 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Description Full Day and Afternoon-only Sessions Available! Morning Session- Getting Primary Care into the Battle The US is facing a crisis in both mental health and opioid abuse. Mental health care embedded within primary care,[...]
Feb
26
Tue
12:00 pm Building Connections across Orga... @ Gillings School of Global Public Health
Building Connections across Orga... @ Gillings School of Global Public Health
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The UNC Opioid Research Group presents: Building Connections across Organizations: Working Together to Understand and Respond to the Opioid Epidemic in NC   Nidhi Sachdeva, MPH, Senior Research Program Leader Department of Population Health Sciences at[...]
Mar
1
Fri
9:00 am Opioid Epidemic 2019: Promising ... @ University of North Carolina School of Social Work Auditorium
Opioid Epidemic 2019: Promising ... @ University of North Carolina School of Social Work Auditorium
Mar 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
This free workshop will feature presentations from physicians, pharmacists and social workers utilizing treatment models and influencing policies to make a difference in the lives of individuals and families impacted by the opioid epidemic.  When:[...]
Mar
4
Mon
12:00 am Treating Pain Safer: One Hour On... @ Webinar
Treating Pain Safer: One Hour On... @ Webinar
Mar 4 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Treating Pain Safer: One Hour Online Course for Safe Opioid Prescribing Description: Literature has shown that prescribers receive little education on the treatment of pain resulting in less effective pain treatment with worse outcomes. Participants[...]
Mar
5
Tue
8:30 am Integrated Behavioral Health for... @ NC State Talley Student Union and Ballrooms
Integrated Behavioral Health for... @ NC State Talley Student Union and Ballrooms
Mar 5 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
2019 Spring Summit The 2019 Social Work Summit, Integrated Behavioral Health for Medically Underserved and Rural Populations, will be held Tuesday, March 5th, 2019, at the NC State Talley Student Union and Ballrooms, from 8:00[...]
Mar
8
Fri
9:00 am Behavioral Treatment of Chronic ... @ MAHEC
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic ... @ MAHEC
Mar 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:45 pm
Description Across the nation, healthcare providers are taking another look at how to safely and effectively treat pain while also reducing the risks associated with opioids. It is estimated that 100 million people in the[...]
Mar
16
Sat
all-day Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Wingate Univ. Hendersonville Health Sciences Ctr
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Wingate Univ. Hendersonville Health Sciences Ctr
Mar 16 all-day
Four dynamic modules of content will be covered: 1) Pain Management Topics and Best Practices 2) Harm Reduction Topics and Service Concepts 3) Use of SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) in practice[...]
Mar
20
Wed
10:30 am Adopting Best Practices in Subst... @ William F Andrews Center
Adopting Best Practices in Subst... @ William F Andrews Center
Mar 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Program Description: In this time of major systems change, addiction treatment professionals are challenged to treat increasingly complex alcohol and other drug use disorders with a greater emphasis on evidence-based outcomes and cost effectiveness. At the[...]
Mar
21
Thu
all-day Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Community Care of North Carolina
Advanced Opioid Workshop: Transf... @ Community Care of North Carolina
Mar 21 all-day
Four dynamic modules of content will be covered: 1) Pain Management Topics and Best Practices 2) Harm Reduction Topics and Service Concepts 3) Use of SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) in practice[...]
Mar
27
Wed
9:00 am Current Trends in Alcohol and Su... @ Area L AHEC
Current Trends in Alcohol and Su... @ Area L AHEC
Mar 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:15 pm
Description This symposium will enhance knowledge and increase an awareness in current trends, best practices, and prevention efforts related to alcohol, e-cigarettes, and other substance misuse. The session will also discuss North Carolina substance misuse[...]
Apr
1
Mon
12:00 am Treating Pain Safer: One Hour On... @ Webinar
Treating Pain Safer: One Hour On... @ Webinar
Apr 1 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Treating Pain Safer: One Hour Online Course for Safe Opioid Prescribing Description: Literature has shown that prescribers receive little education on the treatment of pain resulting in less effective pain treatment with worse outcomes. Participants[...]
Apr
4
Thu
5:30 pm Treating Pain Safely: Fewer Opio... @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus, Pisgah Room
Treating Pain Safely: Fewer Opio... @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus, Pisgah Room
Apr 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Treating Pain Safely: Fewer Opioids and Better Results Controlled Substances Education for Prescribers @ MAHEC Mary C. Nesbitt Biltmore Campus, Pisgah Room | Asheville | North Carolina | United States
Literature has shown that prescribers receive little education on the treatment of pain, resulting in less effective pain treatment with worse outcomes. Attendees will learn the evidence-based analysis of the relative effectiveness of medications and[...]
Apr
17
Wed
10:30 am Adopting Best Practices in Subst... @ William F Andrews Center
Adopting Best Practices in Subst... @ William F Andrews Center
Apr 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Program Description: In this time of major systems change, addiction treatment professionals are challenged to treat increasingly complex alcohol and other drug use disorders with a greater emphasis on evidence-based outcomes and cost effectiveness. At the[...]
May
1
Wed
4:00 pm Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Eastern AHEC
Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ Eastern AHEC
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Description Opioid dependence is epidemic in the United States. While progress has been made in training providers, the gap in providing effective treatment of opioid use disorders continues to widen—moving beyond heroin addicted individuals to[...]
4:00 pm Recovery Within Reach: Building ... @ Eastern AHEC
Recovery Within Reach: Building ... @ Eastern AHEC
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Description Opioid addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease that affects millions of Americans and produces a tremendous burden on the healthcare system. In 2002, U.S. physicians gained the opportunity to treat opioid-addicted patients with[...]
May
6
Mon
12:00 am Treating Pain Safer: One Hour On... @ Webinar
Treating Pain Safer: One Hour On... @ Webinar
May 6 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Treating Pain Safer: One Hour Online Course for Safe Opioid Prescribing Description: Literature has shown that prescribers receive little education on the treatment of pain resulting in less effective pain treatment with worse outcomes. Participants[...]
May
15
Wed
10:30 am Adopting Best Practices in Subst... @ William F Andrews Center
Adopting Best Practices in Subst... @ William F Andrews Center
May 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Program Description: In this time of major systems change, addiction treatment professionals are challenged to treat increasingly complex alcohol and other drug use disorders with a greater emphasis on evidence-based outcomes and cost effectiveness. At the[...]
Jun
3
Mon
12:00 am Treating Pain Safer: One Hour On... @ Webinar
Treating Pain Safer: One Hour On... @ Webinar
Jun 3 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Treating Pain Safer: One Hour Online Course for Safe Opioid Prescribing Description: Literature has shown that prescribers receive little education on the treatment of pain resulting in less effective pain treatment with worse outcomes. Participants[...]
Jun
19
Wed
10:30 am Adopting Best Practices in Subst... @ William F Andrews Center
Adopting Best Practices in Subst... @ William F Andrews Center
Jun 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Program Description: In this time of major systems change, addiction treatment professionals are challenged to treat increasingly complex alcohol and other drug use disorders with a greater emphasis on evidence-based outcomes and cost effectiveness. At the[...]
Jun
27
Thu
3:45 pm Recovery Within Reach: Building ... @ MAHEC
Recovery Within Reach: Building ... @ MAHEC
Jun 27 @ 3:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Description Opioid addiction is a chronic, relapsing brain disease that affects millions of Americans and produces a tremendous burden on the healthcare system. In 2002, U.S. physicians gained the opportunity to treat opioid-addicted patients with[...]
4:00 pm Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ MAHEC
Providers’ Clinical Support Syst... @ MAHEC
Jun 27 @ 4:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Description Opioid dependence is epidemic in the United States. While progress has been made in training providers, the gap in providing effective treatment of opioid use disorders continues to widen, moving beyond heroin addicted individuals[...]
Jul
1
Mon
12:00 am Treating Pain Safer: One Hour On... @ Webinar
Treating Pain Safer: One Hour On... @ Webinar
Jul 1 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Treating Pain Safer: One Hour Online Course for Safe Opioid Prescribing Description: Literature has shown that prescribers receive little education on the treatment of pain resulting in less effective pain treatment with worse outcomes. Participants[...]