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HRSA Resources

Health Improvement Resources

The Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) Office of Regional Operations provides training and technical assistance on behavioral health with topics ranging from opioid and prescription addiction to tele-behavioral health.

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Region VIII Public Health System Learning Series: Strategies to Address Opioid and Prescription Drug Misuse. This is a free five-part learning series provides information and strategies for effectively addressing the growing problem of prescription drug abuse. Topics include an overview of both national and regional data, and brief physiology review; effective clinical assessment and screening practices; appropriate prescribing standards; effective interventions for treating opioid addiction and overdose; and unused medication disposal.

Enhancing Access to Behavioral Health Care: A Webcast Series on Tele-Behavioral Health

  1. An Introduction to Tele-Behavioral Health: What’s New and Why it Makes Sense (aired 4/14/16)
  2. Finger Lakes Community Health Center Tele-behavioral Health Model (aired 4/28/16)
  3. Implementing Technology Assisted Care in Behavioral Health Settings: A Framework for Change (aired 5/19/16)