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Free Military Peer Support Training

Topics: Addiction

Enhance your skills to support individuals in recovery.


Screening and Brief Intervention Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Implementation

Topics: Addiction

Is your health center ready to integrate and implement SBIRT? Join us for a one-hour session with a knowledgeable SBIRT professional who will answer and discuss questions related to: administration and use of screening materials including the AUDIT, DAST, and the CRAFFT among others; brief interventions and referrals to treatment including making affective warm handoffs; and workflow and integration of SBIRT into medical settings. Participants will have the opportunity to share case studies and receive guidance on how to integrate SBIRT into their health center sustainably. We look forward to meeting you and providing guidance on implementing SBIRT.


Recovery Reinvented

Topics: Addiction, Mental Health, Prevention

Save the Date!
November 12, 2019
Bismarck Event Center


2019 Behavioral Health Conference

Topics: Addiction, Mental Health, Prevention

Save the Date!
November 13 - 15, 2019 
Bismarck Event Center


Recent NewsView All News

Drug overdose deaths decrease in ND; prevention efforts remain crucial

North Dakota received good news recently when the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported online that overdose deaths in the state decreased for the first time since a record 77 deaths were reported in 2016. According to the CDC, drug overdose deaths in North Dakota fell by 13.2 percent to 68 deaths in 2017.


Governor, First Lady join legislators, recovery advocates and service providers to highlight first Recovery Day at the Capitol

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum today expressed their gratitude to the recovery advocates, legislative leaders, peer support specialists, individuals with lived experience, behavioral health care providers and other stakeholders who helped highlight the first-ever Recovery Day at the Capitol.


N.D. Department of Human Services announces the North Dakota Behavioral Health Vision 20/20 survey and website

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division today announced the Behavioral Health Vision 20/20 survey and website. The goal of this effort is to realize North Dakota’s vision of a good, modern and equitable behavioral health system.


N.D. Department of Human Services partners with the Office of the First Lady and Office of Recovery Reinvented to launch Recovree’s peer support software in the state – winner of the Innovate Recovery Competition

The North Dakota Department of Human Services, the Office of the First Lady and Office of Recovery Reinvented announced the launch next week of Recovree Peer Support Software in the state. This is the latest development in North Dakota’s ongoing effort to reinvent addiction recovery and improve individual and community outcomes.


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. 


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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