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August 29, 2016

National Recovery Month Events

September is Recovery Awareness month and great activities will be happening across the country.  This year’s theme is “Our Families, Our Stories, Our Recovery!” Please join us on September 8 at 10:30 at the Idaho State Capitol as Lt. Governor Brad Little presents a proclamation declaring September as recovery awareness month. There will be a recovery-oriented art display and people speaking about recovery. We will be presenting an award to Idaho’s very first Champion of Recovery and recognize seven Advocates for Recovery from across the state. 

This event will be held in the Lincoln Auditorium at the Idaho State Capitol.  Presentations begin at 10:30 am (MT).  For more information please contact Crystal Campbell at campbelc@dhw.idaho.gov.

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Substance Use Disorder Services Program

The Division of Behavioral Health’s Substance Use Disorder Services Program can provide assistance if you need help with a drug or alcohol problem. Interpreter services and language assistance are available for anyone, including those with limited English speaking ability, the deaf and hard of hearing, and the blind and visually impaired.

Call 1-800-922-3406 for a screening and referral to an approved treatment facility. The amount you pay for services will depend on your financial situation. To qualify for assistance, you will be asked to provide financial eligibility information.

To speak with someone in the Division of Behavioral Health, call 334-6997.

The mission of the Division of Behavioral Health is to provide services of the highest quality by working together to inspire hope, recovery and resiliency in the lives of Idahoans living with behavioral health disorders and their families.

Current Version - Behavioral Health Standards eManual

The current version of Idaho's Behavioral Health Standards Electronic Manual is available by clicking HERE. The most recent update occurred on December 31, 2015, and included the addition of the following standards: 
 
Integrated Care, Treatment, and Services:

  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Medication Assisted Substance Use Disorders Treatment

 


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Opioid Overdose Information

Naloxone is an “opioid antagonist” used to counter the effects of opioid overdose. Legislation passed in 2015 made Naloxone available to anyone in Idaho by simply asking their pharmacist. The following two videos contain instructions for administering naloxone.