CRIA hosts a variety of events which bring together distinguished scholars, addiction experts and UB faculty and students to discuss the latest in addictions research.
Date: February 28
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Location: Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Community members, healthcare providers and researchers discussed the opioid crisis in Western New York and how research informs policy, advocacy and change, as well as how community voices help guide research. The event was co-sponsored by the Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center and the UB Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
Date: February 22
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: 112 Wende Hall, South Campus
The UB School of Nursing presented a free training program open to students, faculty, staff, preceptors and community partners. Topics included a report on Erie County Dept. of Health Opiate Task Force, SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral for Treatment) for Substance Abuse Disorder, Washington AIMS Model, Integrated Mental Health in Primary Care, Obesity and Addictions, RISE: A Second Victims Support Program, The Next Step: AUD and Naltrexone, and Motivational Interviewing for Nurse Practitioners.