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You are invited to attend the 5th Annual Autism Spectrum Disorders Conference scheduled for October 24 & 25, 2018 at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, ND. Anne Carlsen will be hosting the conference. This is an event intended to educate parents, therapists, teachers, medical professionals, and first responders about autism.
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North Dakota Department of Human Services awards Children’s Prevention and Early Intervention Behavioral Health Pilot Project
The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division announced today that it has awarded funding for a behavioral health school pilot project to Simle Middle School in Bismarck. The division received 13 applications from schools and districts across the state.
Sept. 17 and 18 training on trauma and addiction moved to larger venue in Bismarck due to high interest
The location of the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ training on the impact of traumatic stress on human development and addiction scheduled for next week in Bismarck has been moved to the Bismarck Civic Center – Hall C due to high interest. The half-day training is being offered to professionals who work in the addiction field at no cost on Monday, Sept. 17, 1–5 p.m., and again on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Celebrity physician and media personality Dr. Drew Pinsky (Dr. Drew) will kick off the North Dakota Behavioral Health Conference with a keynote address at 8 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Fargo Holiday Inn.
Recognizing the power of a parent to influence a child’s life, the North Dakota program - Parents Lead - has expanded to not only support parents in taking the lead to prevent underage drinking, but also to provide tools and resources for parents to support their child’s overall behavioral health.
The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division today released an evaluation of the capacity of the state’s behavioral health system to prevent and respond to behavioral health challenges and promote the well-being of North Dakotans.
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.