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eNewsletter or Blog
  The Great Lakes Current is the e-newsletter of the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC.   The September 2023 issue honors National Recovery Month, National Hispanic Heritage Month, Addiction Professionals Appreciation Day (September 20), and the 10th anniversary of the ATTC/NIATx Service Improvement Blog! As always, you will also find links to all upcoming events and trainings hosted by the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC!  
Published: September 7, 2023
eNewsletter or Blog
  The Great Lakes Current is the e-newsletter of the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC.   The November‒December 2022 issue honors National Impaired Driving Prevention Month (December) by sharing resources and media from SAMHSA's "Talk. They Hear You.®" campaign for underage drinking prevention. This issue also features prevention-focused HealtheKnowledge courses, two new Counselor's Corner blog posts about the relationship between SUD and music, the Great Lakes ATTC's "Embracing Change" article on the ATTC/NIATx Service Improvement Blog, and even more brand new products and resources from HHS Region 5. 
Published: December 9, 2022
About this series: The Great Lakes ATTC and MHTTC are excited to offer these introductory training videos on the use of SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment). This series includes three simulated patient recordings with each portraying a realistic scenario focusing on one part of the SBIRT screening process (brief intervention, initiating brief treatment, referral to treatment).   The Great Lakes ATTC and MHTTC also offer live virtual trainings on SBIRT and Motivational Interviewing (MI). These trainings take place on a recurring basis throughout the year, and they are perfect for those who are new to MI and SBIRT, as well as practitioners who are interested in refreshing their knowledge and skills in an interactive virtual learning environment. Check out our 2023 Motivational Interviewing and SBIRT Training Schedule landing page for more information and to register!   Watch the Introduction to Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Training Video. (57 min.)     Watch the Introduction to SBIRT for FQHCs Training Video. (18 min.) This video presents supplementary introductory information specific to FQHCs. It is recommended everyone watch the full intro video first.      Watch the SBIRT: A Brief Intervention for Alcohol & Cannabis Use Simulated Patient Training. (15 min.)     Watch the SBIRT: Initiating Brief Treatment for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Simulated Patient Training Video. (18 min.)     Watch the SBIRT: Referral to Treatment Simulated Patient Training Video. (18 min.)     Don't forget to subscribe to the official YouTube channel of the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC, The Great Lakes Current! We upload brand new content and resources every week that help support the SUD, behavioral health, mental health, and prevention workforces of our region. Be sure to subscribe and turn on notifications so that you can be the first to access new content as soon as it's available!
Published: November 21, 2022
  Introduction to Perinatal Mental Health Awareness and Screening - Workshop Wednesday Session Access slide deck by clicking DOWNLOAD above CLICK HERE to watch the recording   Session Description Perinatal mental health refers to the mental health concerns experienced by persons during pregnancy and in the first year postpartum. Some of the most common conditions include Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression. Many individuals have risk factors for these conditions, even those who have had "easy" pregnancies in the past! However, many women still feel stigmatized about mental health and often don't discuss their concerns with their providers. This introductory webinar will highlight common perinatal mental health concerns, symptoms, and validated screening tools appropriate for use in multiple settings.    Trainer Maridee ​Shogren DNP, CNM, CLC
Published: November 17, 2021
Substance use, depression, and anxiety are increasing among primary care patients due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet many primary care providers lack the time, interest, and/training to address these behavioral health issues. In this session, we’ll discuss expanding the health care team with low-cost team members who can systematically deliver Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) to screen for substance use, and a collaborative care model for depression and anxiety.   Speaker:  Richard L. Brown , MD, MPH, is a highly experienced family physician and healthcare leader who is a nationally recognized leader in implementing the "Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment" (SBIRT) program focused on preventing problematic use, abuse and dependence of alcohol and illicit drugs. Dr. Brown has served as a practice-transformation team member for an SBIRT-related project administered by the National Council on Behavioral Health and funded by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  Most recently, Dr. Brown served as a market medical director for ConcertoHealth. Previous to that he as professor of Family Medicine and director of the Wisconsin Initiative to Promote Healthy Lifestyles, at the School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and CEO and Chief Medical Officer for Wellsys, LLC. Among his many accolades, Dr. Brown is a recipient of several awards including the Hope in Healing Award from the Addiction Resource Council of Waukesha, Wis. He holds a bachelor's degree in biology from Brown University in Providence, R.I., where he also received his M.D. degree. He also earned an M.P.H. degree from the University of Washington, in Seattle, Wash.  PPT_SBIRT_Dr.Brown_6.30.20 Transcript_SBIRT_Dr.Brown_6.30.20 Q/A_SBIRT_Dr.Brown_6.30.20
Published: July 10, 2020
Presentation Slides
Session two Approaching and Treating Co-Occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders in Farming and Rural Communities This webinar discussed co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders in farming and rural communities. Speakers outlined the prevalence of mental health and substance use co-occurring disorders, linking research to real-world impact of these disorders. Presenters also touched on the impact of COVID-19 within these communities. Participants learned how primary care providers can screen and identify signs and symptoms of co-occurring disorders as well as potential options for treatment plans.   Slide deck Recording Co-Occurring Disorders Resource Guide   Trainers Maridee Shogren, CNM, DNP Rebecca Roller, PsyD, LMFT                      Four-part Series Addressing Mental Health Care in Farming and Rural Communities  COVID-19 is taking a tremendous toll on farming communities across the U.S., which already faced financial hardships before the pandemic. Now, the agricultural community is grappling with greater levels of uncertainty of what will happen to their livelihood in the coming months and years. The pandemic creates a new set of challenges.    Session one  Improving Mental Health Care by Understanding the Culture of Farming and Rural Communities June 25, 2020 This webinar addressed the mental health crisis and unique stressors caused by COVID-19 within farming and rural/frontier communities. Presenters spoke to the ways health practitioners and community leaders should address stigma, stressors, mental risk factors, and provide treatment resources in these communities. Participants learned about improving mental health engagement and the unique aspects of providing services within these communities while also getting a "boots-on-the-ground" perspective on mental health care for farmers.   View Resources from Session One   Trainers Monica Kramer McConkey, LPC Kristi Phillips, PsyD   Session three  Providing Mental Health Telehealth Services in Farming and Rural Communities July 9, 2020 This webinar addressed how the COVID-19 pandemic affects access to care, specifically mental health services. Presenters discussed how access to care is critical for farming and rural and frontier communities and highlighted the unique barriers these communities face. Presenters also provided information about telehealth service and resources, and how best practices developed prior and during the pandemic may provide longer-term solutions to mental health care access for farmers and rural communities.    View Resources from Session Three   Trainers Holly J. Roberts, PhD Deborah C. Baker, JD Stephen Gillaspy, PhD   Session four Co-Occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders in Farming and Rural Communities: Assessment, Ethics, and Preventing Compassion Fatigue July 16, 2020 This webinar continued the conversation about co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders in farming and rural communities begun by Dr. Rebecca Roller and Dr. Maridee Shogren. In this follow up session Dr. Roller and Dr. Shogren provided additional information for using assessment tools to screen for co-occurring disorders in farming and rural populations, examined the unique ethical considerations created by providing care in small communities, and touched on ways to identify and prevent provider compassion fatigue. Participant questions from the session on Approaching and Treating Co-Occurring Mental and Substance Use Disorders in Farming and Rural Communities were used to help guide this presentation.   View Resources from Session Four   Trainers Maridee Shogren, CNM, DNP Rebecca Roller, PsyD, LMFT   Additional Resources Farm Stress and Mental Health Rural Mental Health Resources  
Published: July 2, 2020
Presentation Slides
Hands-on Tools and Strategies to Assist Providers Working with Farmers December 16, 2019 Meg Moynihan, from Eyes on the Horizon Consulting, and Monica McConkey, from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, provided an overview on the tools and strategies they utilize every day to address the mental health needs of farmers, ranchers, and agricultural producers. This session highlighted specific examples of resources available to support farmers experiencing stress and mental health challenges, as well as a discussion on the best practices for providers working with this population. Slide deck Recording  
Published: December 16, 2019
On May 22nd, we held our first Evidence-Based Practices (EBP) Series webinar on "SBIRT for Adolescents". Laura Winn discussed how Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), can be geared towards adolescents and its results. 
Published: May 22, 2019
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