Northern Ohio Recovery Association (NORA) is holding multiple trainings on the below topics over the next few months. NOAR offers CEUs through their training institute. Click on the links below to discover more about the trainings indicated.
American Youth Trauma
Understanding Recovery Housing and Opioid Use Disorder
Creating a Consortium to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in Ohio
This feature in the Rural Health Information Hub highlights the work of COP-RCORP planning grantees in Ohio. The article highlights the presentation of Dr. Courser and Raffle at the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) Annual Rural Health Conference in Atlanta as well as key work in local consortia, including an interview with Washington County project director, Shaeleigh Sprigg.
HHS Awards Nearly $400 Million to Combat the Opioid Crisis
August 9, 2019, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded nearly $400 million to help fight the opioid crisis. These awards will enable HRSA-funded organizations to establish and expand access to integrated substance use disorder and mental health services. The awards support HHS's Five-Point Opioid Strategy, introduced in 2017.
HRSA RCORP-Implementation Awards Announced
HRSA announce on August 8, 2019 $1 million in funding each to 80 rural consortia through the RCORP-Implementation awards. Included in this announcement are two implementation awards for the CoP-RCORP Consortium. The Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) and Ohio University’s Voinovich School of Leadership and Public health were each awarded $1M to continue the work of the CoP-RCORP in Ohio. The number of patients receiving medication-assisted treatment (MAT) at HRSA-funded health centers increased 142% from 2016 to 2018 and the number of patients receiving MAT has increased 28% since January 2017.