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Resource Center: Updates added to Undergraduate Education Faculty Toolkit.
Press Release: American Psychiatric Nurses Association Releases Education to Help Nurses Prevent Suicide in Acute Care Settings
APNA Advocacy: Letter in Support of Plaintiffs in Lawsuit Challenging Federal Final Rule Authorizing Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance.
Free CE: CPNP offers webinar designed for health care professionals seeking information on urine drug screens, their interpretation, and cross reactivity of different substances. 1.0 Contact Hours.
Press Release: American Psychiatric Nurses Association Welcomes Members to Board of Directors and 2019 Nominating Committee
General Substance Use Resources: Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS) offers lessons learned in overcoming barriers to medication assisted treatment (MAT).
APNA Pennsylvania Chapter: Competency Based Training for Suicide Prevention, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Generalist Role, Bethlehem, September 8, 2018
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.
General Substance Use Resources: Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS) features a mentoring program and other resources for those who provide treatment for substance use.
General Substance Use Resources: Providers Clinical Support System (PCSS) presents video and podcast information on treating Opioid Use Disorder.
APRN Resources-Risk Management: Updates on Behavioral Health from Nurses Service Organization and CNA.
Upcoming Educational Opportunities: Two webinars from the Recovery to Practice Initiative.
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
Medication Updates: Naloxone Hydrochloride Injection by Hospira Recalled
Medication Updates: FDA approves Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) for the mitigation of withdrawal symptoms to facilitate abrupt discontinuation of opioids in adults
Medication Updates: FDA warns about immune system reaction with Lamictal (lamotrigine)
Traumatic Events Resources: A toolkit offered by SAMHSA to assist schools in implementing a coordinated response to the suicide death of a student.
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
Substance Use Resources: Report: CMS Aims to Lower Medicare Prescription Cost
Substance Use Resources: Training video series offered by Providers Clinical Support System.
Recovery-Oriented Engagement Practices: Spring 2018 Series offered by SAMHSA
: 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
: 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
APNA Florida Chapter: APNA Florida Chapter Conference, April 13-14
APNA California Chapter: LA County Area Meeting, February 6, 2018
APNA Nebraska Chapter: "Self-Care for the Caring Heart" Workshop, February 24, 2018
Press Release: American Psychiatric Nurses Association Opens Call For Abstracts For 2018 APNA Annual Conference
: Upcoming Webinar Series: Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) Webinar Series in Four Parts
Tobacco Dependence/Smoking Cessation Resources: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: State Laws Regarding Indoor Public Use, Retail Sales, and Prices of Electronic Cigarettes
: Upcoming Webinar: Assessment and Management of Anger in Service Members and Veterans 12/5
Press Release: Introducing the 2017 American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Awards Recipients
: Letter to the American Nurses Association and the Utah Nurses Association regarding the recent incident with a nurse fulfilling the duties of her position
: Upcoming SAMHSA Webinars on September 13: Integrated Health: Lessons, Resources, and Tools; Improving Behavioral Health Integration through Culturally Appropriate Service Delivery
Medication Updates: Amneal Pharmaceuticals Recalls Lorazepam Oral Concentrate
Opportunities to Take Action: Opportunity for public comment on two ANA proposals
APNA California Chapter: Seeking volunteers to plan the 2018 APNA California Chapter Conference
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
Press Release: American Psychiatric Nurses Association Welcomes Members to Board of Directors and 2018 Nominating Committee
: Upcoming SAMHSA Webinar: Medicaid Coverage and Financing of MAT, Current Status and Promising Practices
: 8/2 webinar: The Role of Community and Family Supports in Helping People Improve Their Complex Health Conditions
: Two upcoming webinars on gang violence prevention and community collaboration in trauma-informed care
Press Release: American Psychiatric Nurses Association Awards APNA Board of Directors Student Scholarship to 30 Nursing Students
: Stepping Up the Right Way: Best Practices in the Treatment of Persons with Serious Mental Illness Who Have Contact with the Criminal Justice System