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2018 Recovery Month Toolkit Is Available for

Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate people who recover. The theme for the 2018 Recovery Month is Join the Voices for Recovery: Invest in Health, Home, Purpose, and Community.

The 2018 Recovery Month Toolkit and other materials are now available to view and download from the Recovery Month website. Communities across the country use these materials to organize events, issue proclamations, increase public awareness, and encourage individuals in need of services and their friends and families to seek help.

Do you need materials for your event? Feel free to visit the ADAI Clearinghouse.

Do you have an event you want promoted? Please email with the information you want posted.

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Upcoming Trainings and Events:

Webinar: ACEs: The Role of Life Experiences in Shaping Brain Development
Date: August 9, 2018 | 12 - 1 p.m. Eastern Time
Register here

2018 Recovery and Wellness Conference
Date: August 9-10, 2018
Seattle, WA
More information

Webinar: Prevention in Practice: Building Communities That Strengthen the Resiliency of Future Generations
Date: August 15, 2018 | 12 - 1 p.m. Eastern Time
Register for the Prevention in Practice Webinar

Level Up! Life Skills & Job Fair for Young Adults
Date: August 22, 2018 @ 10 am - 3:30 PM
Seattle, WA
View flyer

Merrill Scott Symposium
Date: August 23-24, 2018
Yakima, WA
More information

NWATTC Webinar: Substance Use Disorders and Juvenile Justice
Joshua Leblang, EdS and Jacqueline van Wormer, PhD
Date: August 29, 2018, 12-1pm
Register here

Archive of previous NWATTC webinars
NWATTC Upcoming Trainings in Washington

Youth Mental Health First Aid monthly training series at Seattle Children's Click Here for more information.

More Trainings and Events:
ADAI Calendar of training events in Seattle and NW Region

Jobs in Washington: See ADAI job page.

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Also of Interest:

Hazelden Betty Ford’s Institute for Recovery Advocacy published a new white paper: Reforming the Addiction Treatment Industry that details issues of the industry and sets out real recommendations to restore faith and accountability in the addiction treatment field.

Annual Responsible Gaming Education Week, August 6 - 10, 2018 (National Council on Problem Gambling).

$15 Billion Vaping Company is Under Investigation for Targeting Minors (

The Truth About Vaping (Foundation for a World-Free World).




      August 8, 2018

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MTF Survey of College Students & Young Adults

The full report of the 2017 results of the Monitoring the Future survey of college students and adults ages 19–55 (Volume II) is now available online.  It contains US national results on substance use of all kinds, and related behaviors and attitudes, from the annual MTF survey of college students and their age-peers not enrolled in college, young adults in general from ages 19-30, and adults ages 35-55.

Volume II can be viewed on the MTF website at:


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