Category Archives: Discussions

September 2017

Tennessee Co-occurring Disorders Strategic Initiative:  

As part of Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Strategic Initiative to work in partnership with the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations, and the Tennessee Association of Drug and Alcohol … Continue reading

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August 2017

 

 Activities in August

August has been quite a busy month, we celebrated many birthdays, spent time with family, and still accomplished so much for ZiaPartners!

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute for Texas: As part of continuing consultation to Meadows … Continue reading

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PsychU Presentation

Ken and Chris participated in a presentation discussing improvement strategies in behavioral health care.  Join for free and listen to the conversation between Jessie Chambers, PHD, Ken Minkoff, MD, Chris Cline, MD, MBA,  and Margie Balfour, MD, PHD as they discuss continuous … Continue reading

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Announcement of ISMICC Committee Members and Meeting

The Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee (ISMICC), of which Ken Minkoff is a member, is meeting for the first time on August 31, 2017.  Follow this link to learn how to watch the meeting and comment on what is being … Continue reading

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie calls Opioids a ‘National Emergency’

Governor Chris Christie, Chairman of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, is taking a stand and encouraging President Trump to announce a National Health Emergency in response to the growing drug crisis in America.

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Interim Report from the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

Read the Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis’ interim report to President Trump.  The report discusses the efforts already made by the commission this year to end the drug crisis in America, as well as outlining new … Continue reading

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July 2017

Here’s what we’ve been working on in July!

TOOL TIME: ZiaPartners has released CODECAT-EZ 2.0, a self assessment of co-occurring/complexity competency for individual service providers and their supervisors. This tool is used to plan competency development activities – as well … Continue reading

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June 2017

It’s already July!  Wow, this year is moving so quickly.  June was an exciting month for ZiaPartners, to start we received some big news!

Ken has been appointed by Health and Human Services Secretary, Tom Price, to membership on the … Continue reading

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Watch: The President’s Commission Team on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis Hold their First Meeting

The President’s Commission Team, lead by Governor Chris Christie, met on Friday June 16, 2017 to discuss the growing epidemic of Drug Addiction in the US.  It is unfortunate that addiction is still incredibly misunderstood in our country and is not … Continue reading

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(Former) Surgeon General’s Report- 2016

Facing Addiction in America

The Former Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health.

This report aims to bring to light the effects of alcohol and drugs on our bodies and our society.  In America, in 2015, 66.7 million people … Continue reading

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