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Preserving the History of Addiction Treatment and Recovery: The SALIS Collection

What would it mean to future generations if the collective knowledge drawn from history and science about addiction, addiction treatment, and recovery simply disappeared? As more and more addiction libraries and databases close, that question is a critical one. You can help to preserve these priceless collections.

The association of Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS) is building a digital archive of important books and reports in the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) field in partnership with the Internet Archive. “The SALIS Collection” is available to anyone, anywhere in the world, for FREE! Some books can be read online, e-borrowed, and, in some cases, even downloaded, depending on copyright status.

Learn more about the SALIS & Internet Archive Digitization Project: The SALIS Collection or more information about SALIS.

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Seattle Central College Information Session

Seattle Central College will discuss how to enroll, requirements, hybrid courses, educational exemptions, and financial assistance for these programs:

  • Chemical Dependency
  • Early Childhood & Family Studies
  • Human Services
  • Bachelor's Degree in Applied Behavioral Science

Date: Saturday, 12/2/17 at 10:00 - Noon
Place: Seattle Central College Room BE 3187

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Upcoming Trainings and Events:

Webinar: Mindfulness in Recovery
Date: December 6, 2017 @ 12 - 1:30 pm
More information

Webinar: Social Norms Communication Campaigns
Presenter: Katie Dively, M.S., CHES 
Date: December 13th at 11 am
Register - event password - chsc

2018 Prevention Day
Date: January 15, 2018
Prevention Policy Day (PPD) is co-sponsored this year by WASAVP, TOGETHER!, Healthy Generations and the Mercer Island Healthy Youth Initiative.
More information and to register

National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week Registration is now open for the 2018 observance. NDAFW is January 22-28, 2018.

More Trainings and Events:
ADAI Calendar of training events in Seattle and Washington
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Job Opportunities: See ADAI Employment.

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Also of Interest:

Where Is the Prevention in the President’s Opioid Report? (New York Times).

Self-Harm Cases Surging Among U.S. Girls (Medline Plus, HealthDay).

Drug Enforcement Administration Collects Record Number of Unused Pills as Part of its 14th Prescription Drug Take Back Day (Department of Justice).

UW’s Doorway Project Kicks Off Services For Homeless Youth (UW News).

 

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      November 30, 2017


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