Introduction to SAMHSA 4E’s Modern and Comprehensive Prevention System

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Southeast PTTC


SAMHSA recently introduced the 4 E’s as a “Modern and Comprehensive Prevention System” to support the work of prevention providers in States and communities.

The 4 E’s: Early Action, Easy Access, Equitable Opportunities and Effective Delivery, provide a vital system for ensuring that prevention efforts are planned and implemented in an equitable and effective manner.

PMGR: Recovery Kentucky: A Successful Model of Addressing Substance Use Disorder

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The May 2023 Preventive Medicine Grand Rounds (PMGR) features Recovery Kentucky, a social model program that provides housing and recovery services for rural Kentuckians dealing with substance use disorder. The program is led by the Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC), the state Department of Corrections, and the state Department for Local Government.

Covering Substance Use and Addiction Responsibly

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Stories about substance use and addiction can be among the thorniest that health and science reporters encounter. This topic carries a long history of marginalizing the people most directly affected. In addition, deeply ingrained societal misconceptions about substance use make it difficult to separate fact from fiction

Сильные стороны характера и выздоровление от зависимости

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ISSUP Kenya представляет свой вебинар по позитивной психологии и психологии религии применительно к лечению и выздоровлению от зависимости.

EMCDDA Cocaine Hub

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Cocaine is the hydrochloride salt produced from the leaves of the coca plant. Powder cocaine is typically snorted and less frequently injected. Crack is a smokable form of cocaine and is manufactured from cocaine hydrochloride.

Cocaine is known for its immediate effects and association with problematic patterns of drug use. 

Cocaine Reading List

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Cocaine is an addictive stimulant drug that originates from the leaves of the coca plant, which is indigenous to South America. The drug's effects include heightened alertness, attention, and energy, as well as feelings of euphoria and confidence. However, these effects come at a high cost, as cocaine use can lead to a range of negative health and social consequences.

National Substance Use and Mental Health Services Survey (N-SUMHSS), 2021: Data on Substance Use and Mental Health Treatment Facilities

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The N‑SUMHSS is a voluntary annual survey of all active substance use and mental health facilities in the United States, its territories, and D.C. The annual report presents findings on the general profile of substance use and mental health facilities, use of pharmacotherapies/medications, language assistance provided, and suicide prevention services.

I had nothing, and drugs don’t leave”: Young offenders’ perspectives on Alcohol and Other Drugs (AoD)

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This webinar looked at the contexts of young offenders’ alcohol and other drug use and the implications for harm reduction strategies.

The importance of multi-level interventions that move beyond ‘victim blaming’ and ‘individual responsibility’ was discussed and the importance of including consumer perspectives in framing AoD discourses more broadly was explored. 

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