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Understanding Trauma Training - Fargo

Topics: Mental Health

Objectives

  1. Understand the psychobiological impact of traumatic stress in childhood.
  2. Identify how post-traumatic stress disorder increases the risk of substance use disorders.
  3. Learn about current evidence based treatment strategies to integrate into substance use disorder services.

2018 Behavioral Health Conference

Behavioral health professionals, policymakers, consumers, advocates, healthcare professionals, first responders and others are invited to register and attend to learn about best practices in mental health and addiction, from prevention to recovery.


Harm Reduction & Syringe Service Programs - SSPs


Recovery Reinvented 2018

Please join us for the second Recovery Reinvented. This non-traditional, daylong event will feature state and national...


Understanding Trauma Training - Bismarck

Topics: Mental Health

Objectives

  1. Understand the psychobiological impact of traumatic stress in childhood.
  2. Identify how post-traumatic stress disorder increases the risk of substance use disorders.
  3. Learn about current evidence based treatment strategies to integrate into substance use disorder services.

Recent NewsView All News

Parents Lead expands focus to children’s behavioral health, launches new website

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.


North Dakota Department of Human Services issues report on 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. 


Campaign launched to shift social attitude toward addiction

Addiction is a chronic disease suffered by one in seven people in the United States. However, unlike other chronic diseases, the shame and stigma associated with addiction often prevent people from seeking the care they need. 


North Dakota sees positive trends in youth substance use

North Dakota’s investment in youth substance use prevention is paying off.  The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division highlighted the positive trends after reviewing the 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey results that were released earlier this week.


Department of Human Services encourages communities to support local substance

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division encourages communities statewide to support local substance abuse prevention activities in honor of Red Ribbon Week®, a national alcohol and drug prevention awareness campaign taking place Oct. 23-31. The Red Ribbon Campaign™ encourages parents, educators, business owners and other community organizations to take a visible stand against underage drinking and drug use in their communities.


Speak Volumes

Speak Volumes is an evidence-based prevention effort addressing adult binge drinking by educating adults about alcohol serving size and volume.

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Parents Lead

Parents Lead is an evidence-based underage drinking prevention program targeting parents through statewide, web-based communication.

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Lock.Monitor.Take Back

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.

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Stop Overdose

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.

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