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8/7/18
Press Release: 30 Promising Nursing Students Awarded the 2018 APNA Board of Directors Student Scholarship
 
7/31/18
Upcoming Educational Opportunities: Recovery to Practice presents psychopharmacology podcast series.
 
7/16/18
General Substance Use Resources: Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS) video example of talking to a patient about what to expect after they choose buprenorphine to treat their opioid use disorder.
 
7/12/18
General Substance Use Resources: Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS) features a mentoring program and other resources for those who provide treatment for substance use.
 
7/2/18
General Substance Use Resources: Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS) presents video and podcast information on treating Opioid Use Disorder.

6/28/18
APRN Resources-Risk Management: Updates on Behavioral Health from Nurses Service Organization and CNA.

6/28/18
Upcoming Educational Opportunities: Two webinars from the Recovery to Practice Initiative.

6/26/18
Violence Prevention General Resources: FBI Study of Pre-Attack Behaviors of Active Shooters in the US.
 
6/19/18
Press Release: APNA Calls for End to Immigration Policy that Separates Families
 
6/5/18
Medication Updates: Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection by Hospira Recalled
 
5/17/18
Medication Updates: FDA approves Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) for the mitigation of withdrawal symptoms to facilitate abrupt discontinuation of opioids in adults

4/30/18
Medication Updates: FDA warns about immune system reaction with Lamictal (lamotrigine)
 
4/23/18
Traumatic Events Resources: A toolkit offered by SAMHSA to assist schools in implementing a coordinated response to the suicide death of a student. 
 
4/13/18
APNA Advocacy: Nursing Community letters in response to the The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 and appropriations for Nursing Workforce Development programs and the National Institute of Nursing Research
 
4/9/18
Substance Use Resources: Report: CMS Aims to Lower Medicare Prescription Cost
 
4/4/18
Substance Use Resources: Training video series offered by Providers Clinical Support System.
 
3/27/18
Recovery-Oriented Engagement Practices: Spring 2018 Series offered by SAMHSA
 
3/23/18
APNA Advocacy: Mental Health Liaison Group letter in support of mental health and substance use prevention in omnibus spending package; Nursing Community letter in support of the Gun Violence Research Act
 
3/23/18
Self Care Resources: National Academy of Medicine's Clinician Well-Being Knowledge Hub
 
3/6/18
Substance Use Resources: Upcoming Webinar on March 28: The Opioid Crisis: How Is It Affecting Specific Populations?
 
3/6/18
Substance Use Resources: SAMHSA 2016 National Survey on Drug Use & Health, Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States, Receipt of Services for Substance Use and Mental Health Issues among Adults, and State Reports from the 2016 NSDUH
 
3/6/18
Graduate Programs: East Carolina University MSN and Post-Master's-Certificate in Psychiatric Mental Health
 
3/6/18
APNA Advocacy: Letter in support of a bipartisan National Commission on Mass Shootings
 
2/16/18
Substance Use Resources: SAMHSA's Treatment Improvement Protocol 63: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder
 
2/14/18
Grants and Scholarships: Best Nursing Degree Scholarship
 
2/13/18
Chapter Updates
APNA Florida Chapter: APNA Florida Chapter Conference, April 13-14
 
2/9/18
Self Care Resources: National Academy of Medicine's Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience
 
2/8/18
APNA Advocacy: Letter to explain the role of psychiatric-mental health nurses
 
2/5/18
Child and Adolescent Resources: An Overview of Minors' Consent Law
 
1/29/18
APNA Advocacy: Letter in Support of NP/CNS inclusion in the Addiction Treatment Access Improvement Act
 
1/18/18
Chapter Updates
APNA California Chapter: LA County Area Meeting, February 6, 2018
APNA Nebraska Chapter: "Self-Care for the Caring Heart" Workshop, February 24, 2018


1/9/18
Press Release: American Psychiatric Nurses Association Opens Call For Abstracts For 2018 APNA Annual Conference
 
1/2/18
Recovery Resources: Upcoming Webinar Series: Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) Webinar Series in Four Parts
 
12/20/17
Child and Adolescent Resources: LGBTQ Children and Adolescent Resources
 
12/18/17
Tobacco Dependence/Smoking Cessation Resources: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: State Laws Regarding Indoor Public Use, Retail Sales, and Prices of Electronic Cigarettes
 
12/7/17
APNA Advocacy: Letter in Support of the Addiction Treatment Access Improvement Act

12/6/17
Substance Use Resources: Opioids, Pregnancy, and Neonatal Care
 
12/4/17
Medication Updates: Sublocade approved for treatment of moderate-to-severe opioid use disorder
 
11/30/17
Free CE: Upcoming Webinar: Assessment and Management of Anger in Service Members and Veterans 12/5
 
11/27/17
Free CE: Navigate Nursing Webinar Series
 
11/15/17
Grants and Scholarships: Lantern Review PMHNP Scholarship
 
11/9/17
APNA CPI West: Registration is open for APNA CPI West in San Diego March 17-18
 
11/7/17
Military & PTSD Resources: 11/9 Webinar: Understanding Behavioral Health Conditions Resulting from TBI
 
10/31/17
Substance Use Screening Tools and Assessment: NIDA Screening Tools for Adolescent Substance Use
 
10/31/17
Free CE: Engaging the Nursing Community in Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder
 
10/3/17
Grants and Scholarships: Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program
 
9/27/17
Grants and Scholarships: University of Minnesota Midwest Regional Post-Doctoral Training Program in Eating Disorders Research
 
9/21/17
Substance Use Data and Statistics: Report: Provisional Counts of Drug Overdose Deaths
 
9/21/17
Medication Updates: FDA Revises Position on Opioid Use Medications and Benzodiazepines
 
9/18/17
Recovery Resources: Upcoming Webinar: Collegiate Recovery: Recovery Support & The Continuum of Care on Campus
 
9/11/17
Traumatic Events Resources: SAMHSA Disaster App
 
9/11/17
Press Release: Introducing the 2017 American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Awards Recipients
 
9/6/17
Free CE: CDP Suicide Prevention Series 2017
 
9/5/17
Organizational Responses: Letter to the American Nurses Association and the Utah Nurses Association regarding the recent incident with a nurse fulfilling the duties of her position
 
9/1/17
Integrated Care Resources: Upcoming SAMHSA Webinars on September 13: Integrated Health: Lessons, Resources, and Tools; Improving Behavioral Health Integration through Culturally Appropriate Service Delivery
 
8/25/17
Military & PTSD Resources: Center for Deployment Psychology Suicide Prevention Webinar Series 2017
 

8/23/17
Chapter Updates

APNA Mississippi Chapter: Annual Chapter Conference: September 16, 2017
APNA Illinois Chapter: Spring Conference Save the Date: April 27, 2018

8/17/17
Medication Updates: Amneal Pharmaceuticals Recalls Lorazepam Oral Concentrate
 
8/16/17
Opportunities to Take Action: Opportunity for public comment on two ANA proposals
 
8/16/17
Chapter Updates
APNA California Chapter: Seeking volunteers to plan the 2018 APNA California Chapter Conference
 
8/9/17
Chapter Updates
APNA Florida Chapter: Scholarship Opportunity for the APNA 31st Annual Conference
APNA New Jersey Chapter: Fall Chapter Conference, September 9th
APNA New York Chapter: Westchester Regional Meeting, September 27
APNA Pennsylvania Chapter: Scholarship Opportunity for the APNA 31st Annual Conference
APNA Washington Chapter: Scholarship Opportunity with the Lois Price Spratlen Foundation
 
 
8/8/17
Press Release: American Psychiatric Nurses Association Welcomes Members to Board of Directors and 2018 Nominating Committee
 
8/8/17
CNS Resources: NACNS Cost Analysis Toolkit and 2016 CNS Census
 
8/8/17
Substance Use Resources: National Drug Early Warning System Archived Webinars
 
8/3/17
Substance Use Resources: Upcoming SAMHSA Webinar:  Medicaid Coverage and Financing of MAT, Current Status and Promising Practices
 
8/2/17
Recovery Resources: 8/2 webinar: The Role of Community and Family Supports in Helping People Improve Their Complex Health Conditions
 
7/31/17
Integrated Care Resources: Upcoming webinar on the successful partnership of a hospital system and an oncology practice
 
7/21/17
Traumatic Events Resources: Two upcoming webinars on gang violence prevention and community collaboration in trauma-informed care
 
7/20/17
Press Release: American Psychiatric Nurses Association Awards APNA Board of Directors Student Scholarship to 30 Nursing Students
 
7/19/17
Traumatic Events Resources: Greater Impact: How Disasters Affect People of Low Socioeconomic Status
 
7/10/17
Military & PTSD Resources: DCoE 2017 Online Summit
 
7/10/17
Recovery Resources: Stepping Up the Right Way: Best Practices in the Treatment of Persons with Serious Mental Illness Who Have Contact with the Criminal Justice System
 
7/10/17
Substance Use Resources: Adolescent Substance Use and Rx Drug Misuse
 
 
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