Partnering with Pharmacies, Law Enforcement and Fire Departments to increase the availability of naloxone across the Panhandle. We know this is a strategy that saves lives.
Addiction is a Neurological Disease. MAT services are effective to treat addition acting as a guide to a full recovery for a self-directed life.
Dispose of your leftover medications at one of the safe and legal no cost disposal sites across the Panhandle.
Partnering with agencies and health systems across the Panhandle to increase knowledge on how and why to safely store prescription medications.
De-escalation, Engagement and Support-Network Parntership Training
This half-day training is designed to provide a basic skills training in evidence-based approaches to de-escalation, engagement, and cultivation of support networks for individuals seeking services in non-specialty settings. Specific attention is paid to understanding interventions for Opioid Use Disorder and co-morbid mental health conditions. The training in techniques for identification of Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders along with practical skills training used to engage a person and their support network while in crisis provides service positions with capability for enhancing clinic milieu, initiation of follow-up appointments, and increased rates of retention in treatment. This training will also provide a pocket guide for participants with points of reference to assist in the continuation of the use of skills when they return to work in their various settings.
MAT Friendly Support Group Implementation Training
Implementing an evidence-based, peer-support group involves training on content, and also training on techniques for effective implementation. HBFF uses the Double Trouble model as a foundation for all pathways peer support group. The implementation workshop includes:
Opioid Crisis and Response Summit
Summit topics include:
ARISE® 2-Day Comprehensive Care is designed to support families in bridging the gap between the addiction-driven life they have come to consider "the norm" and the unknown freedom of life in recovery.
ARISE® Comprehensive Care is an evidence-based model with a proven track record of getting over 83% of individuals with substance use disorders into treatment in three weeks. 96% enter treatment in six months. 61% abstinent by the end of the first year, with 10% more using less. It is proven in federal research to be the most successful intervention available.
Once trained in ARISE® Comprehensive Care, participants will have knowledge and tools to:
A provider and Community Resource. Promotes consistent, safe, and effective management standards for Nebraska prescribers. It includes information on treating acute pain, chronic pain, non-opioid options for pain treatment, treating pain in special populations, and opioid tapering/discontinuation. An educational training video on the DHHS website complements the content of this document to assist in training Nebraska’s providers in safe pain management.
The Nebraska Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) is a unique statewide tool that collects dispensed prescription medication information and is housed on the Health Information Exchange (HIE) platform. The Nebraska PDMP is a public health model focusing on patient safety. In order to facilitate provisioning and other registration processes for the Nebraska PDMP, DHHS has moved to an online form to improve efficiency.
Increase awareness that prescription opioids can be addictive and dangerous. To decrease the number of individuals who use opioids recreationally or overuse them.
Addresses prescription opioid abuse by adopting and strengthening an electronic prescription drug monitoring program; relaxing rules for administering life-saving, overdose reversing drugs; and granting immunity from prosecution for drug crimes related to individuals who call for help during an apparent overdose.
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Updated September 10, 2020
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