November 20, 2014
Gambling Behaviors, Beliefs and Motives among College Students in Ohio
The Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring (OSAM) Network has released its November 2014 Targeted Response Initiative (TRI), Gambling Behaviors, Beliefs and Motives among College Students in Ohio: A Targeted Response Initiative January-June 2014. In the TRI, the OSAM Network focused on gambling behaviors and patterns of problem gambling among college students ages of 18 through 25 through a statewide project with focus groups and surveys conducted at four-year public universities and two-year community colleges. To read more on this TRI, click here.
Treating Sleep Problems for Individuals in Recovery from Substance Abuse Disorders
Treating Sleep Problems of People in Recovery from Substance Abuse Disorders, a publication released by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), provides readers with knowledge about the relationship between sleep disturbances and substance use disorders. The publication also reviews non-pharmacological as well as over-the-counter and prescription medications, and provides guidance on how to assess for and treat sleep problems for people in recovery. To read more, click here.
Building the Behavioral Health Workforce
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released its fall 2014 edition of SAMHSA News, which focuses on building the behavioral health workforce. SAMHSA is responding to workforce needs with a Workforce Development Strategic Initiative to build the behavioral healthcare workforce so that those who need services and supports can obtain them. To read more, click here.
Recovery Is Beautiful Highlight
This week, Recovery Is Beautiful would like to highlight Maureen – a woman with mental illness living a healthy life. By visiting the Recovery Is Beautiful website, you will find a short video of Maureen as well as a new blog she posted regarding the journey of recovery. To see more on Maureen and the Recovery Is Beautiful website, click here