Are we meeting the needs of the counselors we educate and the people they serve? IRETA staff member Dr. Holly Hagle shares her thoughts on trauma-informed care.
IRETA and Our Services
IRETA’s New Grants Spur SBIRT Advancement
At the end of September, IRETA received notification of a five-year award to serve as a National Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Focus Center, an N-SBIRT ATTC.
2012 National Prevention Network Conference and Recovery Sports Link
Co-sponsored by IRETA, the NPN conference provides a forum to explore the latest prevention research, application, and practice to empower and promote positive outcomes in the community, state, and federal environment.
Behavioral Health Patients Deserve a Tobacco-free Recovery
“Despite having worked in the addiction field for more than two decades, it was not until recently that I had my tobacco “ah-ha” moment.” IRETA staff member Lisa Howard shares her insight on the role of tobacco in recovery.
IRETA recognized locally as part of National Recovery Month
This September marks the 23rd anniversary of National Recovery Month, which celebrates those that have reclaimed their lives from the grip of addiction.
Profile: Scaife Faculty Jennifer Matesa
Writer Jennifer Matesa shares her story of painkiller addiction and recovery with students participating in the Scaife medical student assistantship program at IRETA.
Medical students at IRETA receive rare training in substance use and addiction
If there is one thing most workers in the field of addiction treatment can agree upon, it is that doctors are inadequately trained to deal with addicted patients. IRETA hosts a Scaife summer fellowship program for current medical students to introduce them to topics related to addiction treatment and recovery.
IRETA and the ATTC Explained
IRETA has a grant from the federal government to act as a focus center in the nationwide Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network. We serve as a National Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Focus Center, or N-SBIRT ATTC.