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SAMHSA’s Award-Winning Newsletter
November/December 2008, Volume 16, Number 6 

Federal Resources for Women

HHS Office on Women’s Health

2009 Women’s Health Calendar
www.womenshealth.gov/2009-Calendar
Order free copies by calling 1-800-994-9662 (TDD: 1-888-220-5446). Single orders only.

National Women’s Health Information Center
www.womenshealth.gov
Health tools, campaigns on HIV, heart health, special section for health professionals.
www.girlshealth.gov
A fun site with stories written by girls, lots of free materials.

Healthy Women Today Newsletter
www.womenshealth.gov/newsletter/2008/11.cfm
Sign up to receive the monthly newsletter by email.

Disaster or Emergency Preparedness for Women
www.womenshealth.gov/tools/disaster.cfm
Information on disaster kits, food and water safety, survival items.

SAMHSA

Office of Applied Studies
oas.samhsa.gov/women.htm
Statistics and data are available on women’s substance use prevalence, treatment, facilities, pregnancy, and more. Additional data are available by topic and date posted.

Treatment Improvement Exchange
http://womenandchildren.treatment.org
SAMHSA treatment programs serving women and children, reports and monographs, policy and legislation, and more.

National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare
www.ncsacw.samhsa.gov
Online training series, pretreatment resources and models.

CDC

Women’s Health
www.cdc.gov/women
Data, new physical activities guidelines, information on intimate partner violence.



  Women, Addiction, & Recovery  
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Conference Coverage & Related Stories


  Returning Veterans  
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Women in the Military: Overcoming Challenges

From mental health issues to sexual harassment—what’s being done to help.

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Veterans & Major Depressive Episode: New Data

Last year, more than 300,000 veterans experienced MDEs.


  Suicide Prevention  
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New Media Increase Options

Virtual suicide prevention efforts are helping.

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Lifeline Answers One Millionth Call

Milestone for SAMHSA’s National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.


  Training Manuals  
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Detoxification

This Treatment Improvement Protocol training manual offers basics on successful detox.

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Medication-Assisted Treatment

This Treatment Improvement Protocol training manual discusses treatment for opioid addiction.


  Data on Youth  
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Inhalant Use & Depression

Some adolescents are three times as likely to start using inhalants—find out why.

Mental Health Settings: New Data

Do young people get mental health services at school more often than at specialty treatment centers?

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Out-of-Home Treatment

Effective treatment options for young people.


  Also in This Issue  
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2008 Science & Service Award Winners

For best practices, 29 organizations honored.

Grant Updates

Awards announced.

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Advisory Councils

Five new members for SAMHSA’s Advisory Councils.

Treatment Line Gets National Attention

Oprah promotes SAMHSA’s substance abuse treatment line as a resource.

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Voice Award Nominations

You have until March 2009 to cast your vote.

Primary Care Settings

Mental health may improve with treatment location.



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