Nov
12
5:00 PM17:00

Understanding and Navigating Through "Addiction Stigma"

Presentation with Jim Hill CADC II, CCPS on practical approaches to prevent addiction-related stigma. This presentation is designed to help people channel their concerns into positive action and empower people with tools and resources to engage in stigma prevention efforts.

Mr. Hill is an addiction professional with 20+ years of counseling, administrative, prevention and advocacy experience. He is currently a Senior Mental Health Peer Specialist for the Family Advocate Program working with families in Riverside County who have a loved one suffering with addiction or co-occurring challenges.

Presented by MHSA Family Advocate Program. Funding for the Family Advocate Program is provided by California's Mental Health Services Act. Contact: Jim Hill 951-955-1745

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Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

Addiction, Families and Healing: A Starting Point for Families & Communities

  • 2813 S. Main St, 2nd Floor Corona, California 92882 USA (map)
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Instructor: James Hill, CADCII, CCPS

This presentation will explore the nature of addictive behaviors in general and their effects on the family system. Learn strategies to support yourself and your loved one during this challenge. Topics of discussion include: effective coping skills, setting healthy boundaries, creating appropriate expectations, and utilizing available resources to help your loved one build a foundation in their recovery.

Please register with Jim Hill at 951-955-1745.

Mr. Hill is an addiction professional with 20+ years of counseling, administrative, prevention and advocacy experience. He currently works with the Family Advocate Program as a Senior Mental Health Peer Specialist providing assistance to families within Riverside County who have a loved one suffering with addiction or co-occurring challenges.

Presented by MHSA Family Advocate Program. Funding for the Family. Advocate Program is provided by California’s Mental Health Services Act.

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Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Local Celebration Event: Recovery Happens, San Bernardino County

  • National Orange Show Event Center (map)
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You’re invited to attend a family friendly no-cost event celebrating the 30th Anniversary of National Recovery Month!  This celebratory event will include children and adult activities, music, food, and community resources.

Recovery Happens 2019 is provided through the generous sponsorship and donations of the Department of Behavioral Health, community-based organizations, and businesses throughout San Bernardino County. Find out more information here.


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Sep
11
to Sep 12

Riverside County: Building Sustainable Transitions of Care for People with an Opioid Use Disorder

  • Moreno Valley Conference Center (map)
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Health Management Associates is presenting a free two-day event targeted to all entities in Riverside County who interact with, treat, house or help those with addictive disorders. Goal-setting, the development of value stream maps, and identifying barriers, gaps, and technical assistance needs will be covered. Eligible organizations can receive ongoing support until September 2020. All events are fully funded and paid for by HMA’s grant from DHCS. Find out more information and how to register here.

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Aug
27
11:00 AM11:00

Webinar: Dispensing Naloxone

Cal Hospital Compare has a free 5-part webinar series as part of their Opioid Safe Hospital Designation Program. The fourth webinar on August 27th will focus on the nuts and bolts of dispensing Naloxone to high-risk patients and their support systems. The webinars are geared towards hospital staff involved in improving opioid safety. You are invited to register here.

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Aug
13
10:00 AM10:00

Addressing Compassion Fatigue in the Context of Treating People with Opioid Use Disorders (OUD) Web Training

The web training will help providers identify and manage the potential impact of witnessing and absorbing the suffering of people with opioid use disorder (OUD). Thomas E. Freese, Ph.D., and Gloria Miele, Ph.D., will discuss risk factors and strategies to address compassion fatigue and promote self-care.

More information and registration can be found here.

Sponsored and Hosted By: California Department of Health Care Services, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, and Pacific . Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center, HHS Region 9

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