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As health care providers, we collectively have a unique challenge and responsibility to not only respond to the current crisis, but to continue serving the urgent needs of our patients and communities. Here are a few of our latest resources to support you and your clients during this difficult time. To help you continue to meet this challenge, the following are digital resources that may be helpful to you and/or your clients. This can indeed be our finest hour, and it is more important than ever to pull together, collaborate and share resources to support the individuals, families and communities that turn to us for help each day.

Upcoming Webinars

On-Demand Webinars

Pandemic Stress Overload: How to Help Families Cope

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on family life--stretching the coping skills of family members, compounding stress for otherwise healthy kids and parents and leading to increased conflict. Stress is also a known risk factor for both adolescent and adult alcohol/drug misuse and addiction. Join our panel of addiction and prevention experts to identify risk and protective factors for families experiencing excessive stress and determine effective coping and parenting skills to help "re-regulate" family health and resilience. LEARN MORE.

Reorienting Anger to Promote Healing

Unlike most other emotions, anger is often perceived as negative or destructive. In fact, anger is a healthy emotion that can aid in bringing about healing and hope. People receiving care for substance use disorders and other mental health conditions tend to grapple with the idea of utilizing anger to benefit their recovery process. Join Hazelden Betty Ford clinician Princess Drake, PsyD, to take a closer look at the role of anger in healing. You will gain a better understanding of how to help clients put anger to good use┬┐as an agent of change. LEARN MORE.

Exploring Therapeutic Implications of Virtual Addiction Care

This special-focus webinar will explore the therapeutic implications of virtual addiction treatment. Burr will examine patient care and engagement, therapeutic benefits, fellowship, rapport and staff resiliency. She will also look ahead at possible addiction treatment options in a post COVID-19 landscape. LEARN MORE.

Addiction Intervention: When It's Needed and How It Works

Join Hazelden Betty Ford clinician Jeff Stuhmer and interventionist Mark Rose for this information-packed webinar. You will learn how intervention works and what types of resources are most effective. LEARN MORE.

The Dangers of Vaping: What Kids Need to Know

Join David Sherrell of FCD Prevention Works, Heidi Wallace of Hazelden Betty Ford in Oregon and Washington, and research scientist Kate Gliske to take a closer look at how e-cigarettes work, why they're marketed at youth, and why these products pose a particular risk as a gateway to nicotine addiction. LEARN MORE.

How to Help Families Struggling with Teen Substance Use:

Join counselor Kate Roselle to examine how to help the families you serve when adolescent substance use is in the picture, whether services are delivered in-person or virtually. LEARN MORE.

Treating an Epidemic Amid a Pandemic: Virtual Care for Addiction:

Why virtual care for substance use disorders and other mental health issues is here to stay, and how these telehealth services will continue to evolve. LEARN MORE.

Men and Trauma: Breaking the Silence

With Stephanie Covington
With a deeper understanding of the impact of trauma, clinicians are more equipped to recognize the unique trauma experiences men face. LEARN MORE.

Differing Shades of Shame in Substance Use Disorders:

How do you continue to create a safe and positive school climate in a virtual environment? Amid the stress and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, it's never been more critical to stay connected while supporting the social emotional needs of students and educators. LEARN MORE.

Meeting the Challenge of Bullying Prevention in a Digital Learning Environment:

How do you continue to create a safe and positive school climate in a virtual environment? Amid the stress and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, it's never been more critical to stay connected while supporting the social emotional needs of students and educators. LEARN MORE.

Trauma: An Essential Component of Women's Services:

Over the past 30 years, we've evaluated the unique treatment needs of women and girls. One dominate and reoccurring theme in the lives of women and girls is the interrelationship between addiction, mental health issues, and interpersonal violence (as well as other traumatic experiences). It's increasingly more important that social service providers are equipped to address trauma with their clients. LEARN MORE.

Building a Framework for Evidence-based Virtual Treatment Delivery:

How do you organize a model for delivery of evidence-based virtual treatment? Join HBFF experts as we translate how to utilize our top evidence-based treatment curriculum, Living in Balance, to deliver standardized, efficient clinical care, utilizing a virtual platform. Given the flexibility and adaptability inherent in the Living in Balance program, the curriculum is well-suited not only for adaptation to virtual delivery, but also to provide concrete examples that illustrate key elements and conceptualization required to transition other evidence-based practices for delivery in a virtual environment. LEARN MORE.

Enhancing Care Through Virtual Visits:

Get insight into how the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is expanding care by leveraging technology to treat more people and to improve treatment outcomes. Hazelden Betty Ford has been developing and providing telehealth and digital health solutions to our patients since 2006 and recently has added, updated and repackaged this services under a new product family named RecoveryGo. In conjunction with the launch of RecoveryGo, Hazelden Betty Ford also launched a new Virtual Intensive Outpatient program which is an important enhancement to the continuum of care and an important solution to support the social separation initiatives as a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. LEARN MORE.

Enhancing Virtual Services to Reach and Support Families:

Family engagement and support are recognized as essential to the healing process for all involved in addiction treatment and recovery. But opportunities for in-person therapy are extremely limited if not impossible at this time. Join us to learn about transitioning your family programs or services to virtual care. Three Hazelden Betty Ford clinicians will share their insights and experiences in expanding the virtual reach of two family-focused programs: Connection for Families, an existing virtual-platform program that was recently augmented to meet the increasing need for family recovery support services; and the Family Program, an in-person program for family members now offered virtually. LEARN MORE.