Join JSI at the National Prevention Network Conference

August 24th, 2018 | News

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For more than 25 years, JSI has worked with states, communities, and workplaces to address substance use disorders.

In the midst of the current opioid crisis, with its disproportionate effects on underserved communities, there is a greater need for evidence-based programs to decrease substance misuse and opioid-related morbidity and mortality.

JSI is proud to join their national and local partners and other experts at the National Prevention Network (NPN) Conference to discuss and share best practices in prevention medicine and research integration in Boston on August 28th–30th.

Planning to attend? Stop by booth #16 to learn about JSI’s comprehensive and integrated approach across the continuum of prevention, treatment and support to improve treatment and prevention policies based on the needs of their populations.

Recent work that will be highlighted includes:

NH Center for Excellence Addressing Alcohol and other Drugs

JSI supports the effectiveness of communities, practitioners, policymakers, and other stakeholders working to address the opioid crisis and reduce alcohol and drug misuse and related consequences across the continuum of care in New Hampshire.

Implementing Technology and Medication Assisted Treatment and Team Training in Rural Colorado – IT MATTTRs

JSI is  training primary and specialty care clinics to help build a clinical team with the knowledge, skills, and resources to treat opioid use disorder (OUD) with medication-assisted therapies (MAT).

Binge Free 603: What’s Your Reason?

Statewide public health prevention and harm reduction campaign addressing young adult (21-25) binge drinking behavior in NH.

Learn from JSI substance use experts who will be presenting the following presentations:

Wednesday, August 29

10:15 -11:45 AM, Power Session II-3, Terrace

Katy Shea: Addressing Substance Use Among Young Adults Ages 18-25: Utilizing the SPF, Innovative Assessment and Nontraditional Prevention Strategies in New Hampshire and Connecticut

3:00 – 4:00 PM, Workshop Session IV-D, St James

Katy Shea: Prevention Workforce Mentoring in NH

Thursday, August 30

10:15 – 11:30 AM, Workshop Session V-F, Whittier

Adelaide Murray: Hello, I am a Millennial: Framing Young Adult Culture and Value Systems for Engagement in Prevention Initiatives

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