New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

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  • December 03, 2021 1:17 PM | Anonymous

    Thank you to NHADACA's generous supporters for the more than $700 they donated on Giving Tuesday.  Didn't give? There's still time to make a difference; donate today!

    Your support keeps us strong and lets us do the best possible work, in 2021, 2022 and beyond. Help us build a New Hampshire where everyone can get the help they need. Thank you for all the support you've given us, and all the support you continue to give. We have faced challenges but your help makes a big difference!

    In 2021 the IRS will once again allow donations of up to $300 for an individual/$600 for a couple to be deducted from your taxes without itemizing.

    We appreciate your generosity today and every day. Thank you.

  • November 29, 2021 10:45 AM | Anonymous

    New Hampshire Psychological Association's Behavioral Healthcare Advocacy Committee is hosting a virtual town hall for all mental health and substance use providers.   Anthem is welcoming all providers to participate, regardless of whether you are currently in-network.

    The purpose of this town hall is to have an open dialog where Anthem listens to your concerns and your suggestions on: 

    1.  how to improve the working relationship between Anthem and providers and reduce administrative burdens; 
    2.  improve access to care; and 
    3.  answer questions and listen to feedback regarding such topics as reimbursement, contracting, provider relations, claims processing, 3rd party companies.

    There is no agenda other than Anthem will be present to listen and to answer questions.   Anthem will be represented by:  Lisa Guertin (President), Dr. Richard LaFleur (Medical Director), Christie Beckwith (Regional VP of Provider Solutions), Vincent Conti (Regional VP of Provider Experience), Beth Marmolejos (Provider Experience Director), and Kim Valcourt (Provider Experience Manager). 

    The NH Psychological Assocation is scheduling this important meeting with hopefully enough advance notice to ensure as many providers attend as possible.  Here are the dates and times:

    • Tuesday, December 14;      6 pm - 7 pm
    • Thursday, December 16;  12 pm - 1 pm

    To register, choose the session that works best for you, and click on the appropriate link below.

                                                  December 14th

                                                  December 16th

    You are welcome to attend the whole meeting or come and go as your schedule permits. Feel free to pass along this invite to colleagues. Please join us and share your feedback. 

    New Hampshire Psychological Association
    Behavioral Healthcare Advocacy Committee 
    BHAC@nhpsychology.org

  • September 22, 2021 8:47 AM | Anonymous

    Your focus group participation will help the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services understand gaps and challenges in HIV prevention and care services in the state. More importantly, this is a chance to hear from you to voice any concerns that will ultimately improve programs and services you may receive.

    Take the focus group screener at: http://s.alchemer.com/s3/Focus-Group-Screener

    To join a focus group you must be:

    • Living with HIV/AIDS
    • 18 years of age or older
    • Live in New Hampshire

    Your responses are confidential. Participating in a focus group is optional and will not affect your relationship with any HIV/AIDS care provider or New Hampshire’s Department of Health and Human Services. You’ll receive a $25 gift card for your time! Participate in a focus group and select from a wide array of gift cards that best meet your needs. Need help taking the screener or have other questions including questions about your gift card? email Mikey Davis at NewHampshireHIV2020@jsi.com

  • July 14, 2021 1:52 PM | Anonymous

    brought to you by your NHADACA ETHICS Committee

    NEW!  Hot off the press  

    “Revising Addiction Treatment Digital Marketing in Real Time: The Newest Tech Tool in Addiction Treatment Target Marketing May Be the Last One You’ll Ever Need,”,”

    As we approach the second half of 2021, there are lessons to be learned from 2020 for behavioral healthcare facilitators. Without question, the pandemic was a once-in-a-lifetime event in our personal and professional lives. Lockdowns and social distancing created greater need for addiction treatment. At the same time, providers had to figure out how to navigate a shifting landscape to provide it. What have been the results of this extraordinary paradigm shift? Is there a better way to anticipate emerging drug abuse trends going forward?

    https://naccme.s3.amazonaws.com/Dreamscape+June+2021+WP/Dreamscape+June+2021+White+Paper.pdf

  • July 06, 2021 11:39 AM | Anonymous

    We are proud to announce that NHADACA raised $3,450 from 27 donors through the 24-hour NH Gives event, held statewide on June 6-7. Supporting donations from Mascoma Bank and Catholic Medical Center helped NHADACA over the $3,000 mark, along with the continued generosity of our members and supporters.


  • June 08, 2021 5:00 PM | Anonymous

    NH Gives begins on Tuesday, June 8 at 5 pm.  This is your chance to support NHADACA's work with a tax-deductible donation. Just visit our New Hampshire Gives page and your donation could be matched by our partners at Mascoma Bank and CMC/Catholic Medical Center.

    Donations go to support scholarships and other needs not always covered by training contracts, like educational sessions on self-care and preventing burnout.

    Thank you for your generosity and support!

  • May 20, 2021 1:41 PM | Anonymous
    Do addictions counseling? Got 30 minutes? If so, participate in a study we're conducting about addiction counselors' views of using technology in addictions treatment! We hope that the data collected in this study will help us discover better ways to curate/disseminate evidence-based technologies to counselors who treat clients with alcohol/drug problems. The study is being conducted through Brown University's Center for Alcohol and Addictions Studies.

    The study involves an online survey that takes about 30 minutes, can be completed entirely online, and if you complete it, we’ll send you a $20 Amazon gift card via email. To be eligible, participants must: (1) have a Bachelor's degree or higher, (2) be currently licensed/certified to provide counseling in the United States, and (3) provide alcohol/drug counseling directly to patients for at least 10% of their typical work week.

    To see if you're eligible and complete the study, click here or paste the following link into your web browser:

    www.smashlabs.org/timi-study

    If you have any questions, please email smashstudies@brown.edu. And thank you, in advance, for considering it!
     
    Brown University School of Public Health
    Questions? Contact Smash Labs at: email 
    smashlabs@brown.edu or call 401-863-6684.


  • May 07, 2021 1:49 PM | Anonymous

    On June 8-9, you can support NHADACA as part of New Hampshire Gives, the statewide giving event focusing on state nonprofits and the good they do.

    You can help!

    Sign up to be a fundraising champion and share YOUR story about NHADACA with friends and colleagues.

    Does your/your partner or spouse's workplace have a matching gift program? You can make every dollar go even further!

    Every dollar we receive will go to supporting our work supporting substance use professionals in the state.

    Mark your calendar today, or sign up at NHGives!

    Mascoma Bank is generously matching the first $1,000 donated!

    Mascoma Bank pinwheel logo

  • April 23, 2021 1:32 PM | Anonymous

    Information about another HRSA loan repayment program opening this summer, this is not an NHSC program, but having a Mental Health HPSA or practicing in an area where the overdose death rate is higher than the national average would be qualification parameters

    Click here to learn more.

    https://bhw.hrsa.gov/funding/apply-loan-repayment/star-lrp

  • April 23, 2021 1:30 PM | Anonymous

    Brought to you by your NHADACA Ethics Committee

    January 1, 2021  NAADAC updated Code of Ethics review and summary written by Mita Johnson, NAADAC President, and former NAADAC Ethics Committee Chairperson.

    The attached revised edition replaces the 2016 version. Changes are grammatical rather than procedural or practice-related and are found in Principles III, VI, VII.  Check out Mita’s article starting on page 7 of the Winter 2021 edition of Advance in Addiction & Recovery.  She outlines the changes there.  

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