A Community Conversation focused on the Treatment System of Care, graciously sponsored by Main Street Landing, includes a panel discussion aimed to address some of the learning goals of the general community around what our treatment system looks like and how it is responding to this problem. Panelists include William Keithcart, Psychiatric Substance Abuse Counselor at Fletcher Allen Dayone; Dana Poverman, Director of Outpatient and Medication Assisted Treatment Programs at HowardCenter; Dr. Fred Holmes, retired pediatrician; and Kim Bushey, Program Services Director at the Department of Corrections. Ryan Mitofsky, Prevention Consultant with the Health Department will be the moderator. Community questions include topics such as residential and outpatient treatment, Department of Corrections, and the role of medications in treatment.
Our health care system continues to operate from an artificial divide between physical health and substance use/misuse and mental health disorders. This program, offered as part of UVM Continuing Medical Education and presented by The University of Vermont Deparmtment of Family Medicine. Recorded Presentation includes:
- Strategies for Managing Opioid Prescriptions Constance van Eeghen, DrPH.
Bridging the Divide: Substance Misuse, Identification and Intervention in Integrated Primary Care 11/07/2014
Our health care system continues to operate from an artificial divide between physical health and substance use/misuse and mental health disorders. This program, offered as part of UVM Continuing Medical Education, and is presented by The University of Vermont Department of Family Medicine. Recorded Presentations include:
- Welcome and Introduction by Rodger Kessler, PhD, ABPP
- Keynote - Addressing Unhleathy Substance Use in Primary Care by John Muench, MD, MPH
- Vermont’s View on Keynote - Harry Chen, MD
Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to encourage citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies help improve communication between the citizens of Burlington and City government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Ward 6 meets the first Thursday of the month. Meeting place: Greek Orthodox Church 600 South Willard Street.
Dr. Vandana Shiva Celebrates Vermont's GMO Labeling Law. Dr. Vandana Shiva, the internationally recognized scientist and activist, presents how the Food System Transformation and Reversing the Climate Crisis: How Vermont’s GMO labeling law is part of the solution.
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Open Enrollment for Vermont Health Connect runs November 15th 2014 to February 15, 2015. Deborah Pereria, Lead Navigator Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, and Donna Sutton Fay, Navigator, Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security Education Fund provide information on what to expect this year, and how to enroll for coverage. For more info:
Vermont Health Connect 1-855-899-9600 VermontHealthConnect.gov
Vermont Campaign for Health Care Security Education Fund 1-866-482-4723 www.vermonthealthconnecthelp.org
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England 1-866-476-1321 www.ppnne.org
Host Ron Wanamaker speaks with Liisa Reimann, Architectural Historian, on the burial places, histories and occupants of some of the areas cemeteries. Monthly call in show hosted by Preservation Burlington.
8:00 PMEssex Planning Commission
10:55 PMSenior Moments