Information Resources: Video / Audio / Multimedia

Information Resources: Video / Audio / Multimedia

An Overview of the Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Institutions of Higher Education

Provides an overview of a federal guide for institutions of higher education developing emergency operations plans (EOPs). Highlights key principles of emergency planning and EOP development. Describes how EOPs function to prevent emergencies, managing emergency response for colleges and universities, and ways to facilitate recovery. Includes resources to support emergency planning efforts for institutions of higher education.

Sponsor: Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS)
An Overview of the Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans

Provides an overview of a federal guide for schools to assist with developing emergency operations plans (EOPs). Highlights key principles of emergency planning and EOP development. Describes how EOPs function to prevent emergencies, managing school emergency response, and ways to facilitate recovery. Includes resources to support school emergency planning efforts.

Sponsor: Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS)
Inspire and Think Big: Recovery Communities' Role in Challenging Times, Part 1

Interview with Colin Cash from the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe in Minnesota discussing his experience founding and leading the Sober Squad Recovery Movement program. Highlights ways that this program can serve as a model for advancing and sustaining recovery communities during periods of change and disruption, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Product of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network funded by a cooperative agreement through Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Inspire and Think Big: Recovery Communities' Role in Challenging Times, Part 2

Interview with Ruby Takushi, Director of Programs for the Recovery Café in Seattle, Washington. Discusses aspects of the recovery cafe model and how it may be used to advance and sustain recovery communities during periods of change and disruption, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Product of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network funded by a cooperative agreement through Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Inspire and Think Big: Recovery Communities' Role in Challenging Times, Part 3

Interview with Andre Johnson, President and CEO of the Detroit Recovery Project. Discusses how a peer-led, peer-run, peer-delivered recovery model can be used to advance recovery communities and help individuals maintain recovery during periods of change and disruption, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Product of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network funded by a cooperative agreement through Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Inspire and Think Big: Recovery Communities' Role in Challenging Times, Part 4

Interview with Callan Howton, Director of the National Peer-Run Training and TA Center for Addiction Recovery Peer Support. Highlights how this model of providing recovery housing can be used to advance recovery communities and help individuals maintain recovery from substance use during periods of change and disruption, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Product of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network funded by a cooperative agreement through Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Inspire and Think Big: Recovery Communities' Role in Challenging Times, Part 5

Interview with Precia Stuby, Executive Director of the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services in Ohio. Discusses how embedding a Recovery-Oriented System of Care (ROSC) model in local health agencies may be employed as a strategy to advance and sustain recovery communities during periods of change and disruption, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Product of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network funded by a cooperative agreement through Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Inspire and Think Big: Recovery Communities' Role in Challenging Times, Part 6

Panel discussion featuring five representatives from recovery communities in different regions of the country. Draws on the speakers' experiences working to build successful community-based recovery programs and explores how their various approaches and strategies may serve as models to advance and sustain recovery communities during periods of change and disruption, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Product of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network funded by a cooperative agreement through Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Office-Based Opioid Treatment Management and COVID-19

Presentation on opioid use disorder (OUD) management during the COVID-19 pandemic. Discusses challenges, best practices, and alternative methods of providing OUD and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment while adhering to COVID-19 restrictions, including safety strategies for patients, providers, and communities. Product of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network funded by a cooperative agreement through Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Opioids Misuse: Increasing Access to Transportation in Rural Communities

Video recording from a September 18, 2018 workshop on improving access to transportation to address the opioid epidemic rural communities. Workshop hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in Lewisburg, West Virginia. Includes discussion on collaboration, federal funding available for transportation programs, and challenges to addressing transportation in rural areas.

Sponsors: Federal Transit Administration (FTA), USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Rural Sheriffs and Judges Workshop Highlights

Video recording sharing highlights from a December 13-14, 2018 workshop in Knoxville, Tennessee attended by rural sheriffs and judges. Workshop hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development and the Bureau of Justice Assistance to brainstorm ideas and discuss new methods to address the opioid crisis.

Sponsors: Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
Supporting Behavioral Health Programs and Personnel During COVID-19

Presentation on current efforts to provide various kinds support for behavioral health programs experiencing increased operational challenges during the COVID-19 crisis. Details strategies employed by several programs in response to COVID-19 and highlights measures taken to promote safety, wellness, productivity, and a positive work environment for behavioral health staff during the pandemic. Product of the Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network funded by a cooperative agreement through Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Sponsor: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
USDA Rural Opioid Roundtable in Bangor, Maine

Video recording of a July 10, 2018 roundtable on the opioid crisis in rural New England hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development. Includes discussion from experts, community members, healthcare providers, and others on prevention, treatment, and access to treatment.

Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
USDA Rural Opioid Roundtable in Berea, Kentucky

Video recording of a May 9, 2018 roundtable on the opioid crisis in rural Kentucky hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development. Includes discussion from experts, community members, healthcare providers, and others on opioid misuse and ongoing efforts to provide prevention, treatment, and recovery services.

Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
USDA Rural Opioid Roundtable in El Reno, Oklahoma

Video recording of a June 6, 2018 roundtable on the opioid crisis in rural Oklahoma hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development. Provides information from experts, community members, healthcare providers, tribal representatives, law enforcement, and others on opioid prevention, treatment, and recovery. Includes discussion on workforce-related issues, education, law enforcement response, and judicial concerns.

Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
USDA Rural Opioid Roundtable in Middletown, Pennsylvania

Video recording of a March 14, 2018 roundtable on the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania, including rural areas of the state, hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development. Includes discussion from experts, community members, healthcare providers, and others on opioid misuse and the effects on rural communities.

Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)
USDA Rural Opioid Roundtable in Salt Lake City, Utah

Video recording of an April 11, 2018 roundtable on the opioid crisis in Utah, including rural areas of the state, hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development. Includes discussion from experts, community members, healthcare providers, and others on opioid misuse and the resources available for prevention, treatment, and recovery.

Sponsor: USDA Rural Development (USDA RD)