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The fourth annual Recovery Reinvented brings together state and national addiction and recovery stakeholders for a day dedicated to eliminating the shame and stigma of the disease of addiction and empowering communities to support recovery.
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The federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration awarded the North Dakota Department of Human Services $4 million to reduce and prevent opioid abuse and overdose deaths.
Behavioral Health Division’s Parents Lead program creates new resource to help parents during the pandemic
The start of school and fall activities can be stressful under normal circumstances, let alone during a pandemic. To help engage parents and children in open communication and support them through this transition, the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division has created a new toolkit for parents called Parenting During a Pandemic.
Human Services hosts virtual sharing sessions today and tomorrow to celebrate efforts to reduce underage drinking in North Dakota
The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division is hosting a series of virtual sharing sessions today and tomorrow to celebrate efforts implemented by communities throughout the state to prevent underage drinking among youth through a federal Partnership for Success grant.
The fourth annual Recovery Reinvented, an event dedicated to eliminating the shame and stigma of the disease of addiction and empowering communities to support recovery, will be an online, interactive experience on Oct. 28, 2020.
Human Services partners with LSS to launch Project Renew to support the behavioral health of North Dakotans affected by the pandemic
The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division was recently awarded a Crisis Counseling Program (CCP) grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support the behavioral health of North Dakotans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Through this grant, the division is launching Project Renew, a partnership with Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota, to provide free and anonymous brief support services to individuals throughout the state.
Lock. Monitor. Take Back. is an evidence-based prevention effort with the primary goal of reducing access to prescription drugs, especially opioids, by encouraging North Dakotans to be safe with their medications, including promoting North Dakota Take Back locations, and promoting ways communities can support this effort at the local level.
Stop Overdose is an evidence-based overdose prevention effort focused on saving lives by raising awareness of the risk and signs of overdose, safe ways to respond, and best practices in prescribing, treatment, and recovery practices to those most impacted by this public health concern, such as family members and friends, prescribers, pharmacists, behavioral health professionals, and other professionals.