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CDC Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA)

CDC's Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) has developed partnerships with national clinician organizations to facilitate communication regarding disease outbreaks and terrorism events. CDC communicates with its clinician partners via monthly conference calls and weekly e-mail updates.

COCA Digest: February 5, 2018

Posted on February 5, 2018 | 9:00 am

Upcoming COCA Call: February 8, 2018: Update on the 2017-2018 Influenza Season for Clinicians

Influenza-related hospitalization rates so far in the 2017–2018 season are exceeding milestones set during the 2014–2015 season—a high severity, H3N2-predominant season. During this COCA call, CDC flu experts will address clinical issues for influenza patients, including those with severe disease, and provide the latest updates on the 2017-2018 influenza season.

Posted on February 5, 2018 | 9:00 am

Upcoming COCA Call: February 13, 2018: Don’t Overlook Assessing Environmental Exposures—During a Disaster and Every Day

Environmental hazards are often not considered during patient intake. Taking a full exposure history of patients during intake can ensure an accurate diagnosis, both during a disaster situation, or in an everyday consult. During this COCA call, clinicians will learn how to utilize the expertise and support from the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs).

Posted on February 5, 2018 | 9:00 am

COCA Digest: January 8, 2018

Posted on January 8, 2018 | 9:00 am

COCA Learn: January 5, 2018

Posted on January 5, 2018 | 9:00 am

COCA Now: January 2, 2018

Posted on January 2, 2018 | 9:00 am

New: Health Alert Network (HAN) No. 409 - Seasonal Influenza A(H3N2) Activity and Antiviral Treatment of Patients with Influenza

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is providing: 1) a notice about increased influenza A(H3N2) activity and its clinical implications; 2) a summary of influenza antiviral drug treatment recommendations; 3) an update about approved treatment drugs and supply this season; and 4) background information for patients about influenza treatment.

Posted on December 27, 2017 | 10:30 am

SAMHSA

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA Shares Latest Behavioral Health Data, Including Opioid Misuse

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SAMHSA’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health provides the latest estimates on substance use and mental health.

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Posted on October 12, 2017 | 4:25 am

SAMHSA Celebrates Recovery Month

Recovery Month Press Conference Speakers

Every September, as a part of National Recovery Month, SAMHSA celebrates people who have achieved long-term recovery from mental and substance use disorders and those who provide treatment and recovery services.

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Posted on October 11, 2017 | 1:00 pm

Dr. McCance-Katz Appointed Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use

Dr. Elinore F. McCance-Katz

Dr. McCance-Katz is the first Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use. This position was created under the 21st Century Cures Act and will support behavioral health priorities including the opioid epidemic.

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Posted on August 28, 2017 | 12:15 pm

Enhancing Trauma-Informed Approaches in Behavioral Healthcare

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SAMHSA seeks to integrate and enhance trauma-informed approaches in behavioral healthcare.

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Posted on August 11, 2017 | 3:30 am

Learning Center Brings Research to Practice

SAMHSA launched a redesigned NREPP Learning Center to support the use of research to improve behavioral health.

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Posted on August 7, 2017 | 6:30 am

Pain Management and Opioid Use with Veterans and Service Members

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SAMHSA is working with the VA and DoD to enhance informed prescribing practices and prevent misuse with veterans and military service members that can result in overdose or death.

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Posted on June 12, 2017 | 5:00 am

“Making Each Day Count” for Prevention Week

Prevention Week Logo

This week individuals, communities, and organizations focused on "making each day count" - this year's theme for Prevention Week.

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Posted on May 22, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Spotlights on Six Trauma-Informed Resilient Communities

Series highlights efforts underway to stimulate collaborations that address trauma.

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Posted on May 16, 2017 | 12:00 pm

Transitioning from Prison to Community

Guidelines give behavioral health providers recommended supportive approaches to help people transition from prison successfully.

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Posted on April 6, 2017 | 10:00 am


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