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Institute for Health & Recovery

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The Institute for Health and Recovery (IHR) is a statewide, nonprofit organization incorporated in 1990 to provide services, policy and program development, research and capacity-building activities. IHR provides training, consultation, technical assistance and curriculum development for state, local and national organizations to improve integration of best practices and policies into prevention and treatment programs. Online trainings available.

IHR's Smoke-Free Families Online Training

IHR’s Smoke-Free Families Online Training can assist counselors and other staff working with families in a variety of settings to better understand the risks of secondhand smoke (SHS) and thirdhand smoke (THS) exposure, as well as exposure to aerosol from e-cigarettes and other electronic devices.

IHR's On-PAR Online Training

IHR’s On-PAR Online Training can assist behavioral health programs and service providers to treat tobacco/nicotine dependence on par with other substance use disorders.

 

IHR’s On-PAR Online Training addresses specific practice/treatment barriers and challenges to integration and implementation of tobacco treatment in behavioral health settings. It consists of four lessons that provide strategies for integrating tobacco education and treatment into behavioral health services:

 

Screening, Brief Intervention, & Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) Training

SBIRT is an evidence-based practice used to identify, reduce, and prevent problematic use and dependence on alcohol and illicit drugs. Coupled with “motivational interviewing,” in which the clinician partners with the client to make decisions about the client’s care, SBIRT is used in primary care practices, hospitals, clinics, emergency rooms, college and university health services, employee assistance programs and a range of community settings.

Project DOVE: Improving Maternal and Neonatal Health Through Safer Opioid Prescribing

This 3-module training program for medical prescribers will address opioid use and opioid use disorder in pregnancy. During pregnancy medical providers must respond to women’s pain management and behavioral health needs while minimizing potential risks to the fetus, and this balance is further complicated when opioid use disorder is present.

The program provides case-based activities designed to help prescribers identify and respond to opioid use disorder and manage pain among pregnant patients and women patients of childbearing age.

Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA)

The Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA) is a developmentally appropriate treatment for youth and young adults (12-24 years old) with substance misuse or substance use disorders.  A-CRA is an evidence based treatment developed by Chestnut Health Systems.The brief treatment model can be delivered in outpatient clinics, community settings, homes, or school based settings and typically involves weekly sessions which can include parent(s) or caregivers.  Clinicians are trained and certified t