Sixteenth Statewide Conference

Integrating Substance Use, Mental Health, And Primary Care Services:

Enhancing Foundations For Change

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Hilton Universal City Hotel at Universal City
555 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, California 91608
October 23-24, 2019

(click for conference brochure and registration information)

Sponsored by:

Los Angeles County Health Services LA County Department of Mental Health County of Los Angeles Public Health Substance Abuse Prevention and Control

In collaboration with:

PSATTC UCLA Los Angeles LGBT Center Social Model Recovery Systems

Announcements and Projects

UCLA to lead $25 million study of opioids in rural America

Scientists Larissa Mooney and Yih-Ing Hser from the UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP) will lead a $25 million study funded by the National Institutes of Health to test treatments for opioid addiction in rural America.

A separate grant of $3.3 million from the NIH was awarded to another UCLA ISAP researcher, Suzette Glasner-Edwards, who will study the effectiveness of using text messages to help people with opioid addiction adhere to their treatment regimens.

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Dr. Larissa Mooney and Dr. Yih-Ing Hser. UCLA HEAL Grant Recipients

Curriculum Infusion Package on Opioid Use Disorders

A 5-part training developed in 2019 by the Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center.

California DHCS MAT Expansion Project

Access statewide projects, resources, latest updates, and information for those seeking help.

Cannibis Treatment Study

The Cannabis Use Disorder and Affective Management Training Study is seeking individuals between the ages of 18-25 who have problems with cannabis use, experience anxiety or depression, and have trouble managing those feelings of anxiety and depression.

Social Anxiety/Alcohol Treatment

The Social Anxiety and Alcohol Treatment study is seeking individuals who suffer from social anxiety disorder and alcohol use problems.


Staying in Touch: A Fieldwork Manual of Tracking Procedures

New Edition of Staying in Touch Manual Now Available!

UCLA ISAP has collaborated with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the SAMHSA Grantee Data Technical Assistance (GDTA) team to publish Staying in Touch: A Fieldwork Manual of Tracking Procedures (Third Edition).

Manual's Purpose

Staying in Touch is designed to assist SAMHSA-funded grantees to stay in touch with people receiving services and to meet GPRAMA reporting requirements. The manual includes information on numerous staying-in-touch, tracking, and locating procedures from the simple and inexpensive to the complex and costly.