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There are so many upcoming events surrounding substance use disorder and how to better support people through prevention, treatment and recovery. 
Upcoming Events:
 

About this Event

Please join us on August 29th for an exciting day of learning and community conversations on how Northern Colorado can develop an innovative system of addiction care to help stem the tide of the drug crises devastating our communities.
A free 1-day education summit in Northern Colorado featuring local, state, and national experts on addiction treatment and systems of care.

Attend an Overdose Awareness Day event in Northern Colorado
Events include: Overdose Prevention Training & Naloxone Distribution, Live Music, Art Stations, Candlelight Vigil, Community Resources & More!


Fort Collins Event:
August 30th from 4-8pm
Civic Center Park
Fort Collins, CO

Greeley Event:
August 30th from 4-6pm
Lincoln Park
Greeley, CO

If Cancer Patients Were Treated Like Addicts: Hard-Hitting PSAs Aim to ‘Stop the Shame’

No Family is S.A.F.E ... yet



Admiral James Winnefeld and Mary Winnefeld speak publicly for the first time about the tragic overdose of their son, Jonathon, and how ‘No Family is S.A.F.E…yet’. 

(19 minutes)
Overcoming Stigma, Ending Discrimination

This webcast, Overcoming stigma, ending discrimination, explores how stigma and discrimination perpetuate negative perceptions and biases towards individuals suffering from substance use disorders, and what courses of action the healthcare community can take to decrease stigma and biases in order to meet the needs of those they serve.

Incorporating Recovery Support Across the Justice Continuum


By Susan Broderick



 

Innovative Strategies to Promote Resiliency for Victims & Witnesses Impacted by Substance Use Disorders

As the nation struggles amid the worst addiction crisis in its history, the lives lost to overdose deaths continue to rise. There is a growing realization that the current acute care model of response is not adequately equipped to truly address this epidemic. Short-term treatment stays and overdose reversal medications have not been able to stem the tide of destruction and death.


(read more here...)

Local Resources Spotlight 

BHG - Behavioral Health Group
2114 Midpoint Drive Suite 4
Fort Collins, CO 80525
PHONE: 970-372-3144
FAX: 970-482-1921

Our Medication-Assisted Treatment utilizes medications such as methadone, buprenorphine and Suboxone in combination with counseling services to provide a comprehensive treatment program for those struggling with opioid addiction. Our team of clinicians work with each patient to develop an individualized treatment plan that empowers patients to take their lives back. While taking part in our outpatient treatment programs, patients have the opportunity to maintain productive lives within their families, jobs and communities.






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