Greetings Providers!
Thank you for the work you do for our communities in the U.P.
Upcoming Professional Trainings
Stigma of Addiction Summit
June 10th 12pm-6pm EST

Upcoming Naloxone Training
Learn to properly administer through your local Communities that Care Coalition (CTC):
Updates in Our World

MDHHS, MVAA collaborate with EMS to provide veteran-centric resources in the Leave Behind Naloxone Program
This program equips EMS providers with naloxone, the lifesaving opioid overdose reversal drug, to leave behind with the patient, family and friends or bystanders at the scene of a non-fatal overdose. With this new collaboration, these kits will also include information on veteran-centric resources that may assist veterans during their current situation.
More info here: Press Release

X-Waiver Exemption Expands Access to MAT Services
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) decided to effectively remove the "X-waiver" requirement for physicians, expanding their ability to utilize medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for patients struggling with opioid use disorder (OUD).

To see more of Michigan's Harm Reduction Laws:
Enhance your Self-Care by
knowing your Love Language!
Here's how it works:
1) Take the
Love Languages Quiz
2) Find out what your Love Language is (how you prefer to receive love)
3) Add self-care activities based on your love language! Suggestions below:
Next Training:
EMS Mental
Health First Aid
June 14th 12pm-4pm
Mental Health First Aid
  • Identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. 

  • Learn skills to reach out and provide initial support to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. 

  • It focuses on the unique experiences and needs of EMS personnel
Submit your answer and be entered into a drawing to win a $20 gift card!
What is one of the Native American groups that lived in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan before settlers?
 Telehealth Provider Survey
The National Council for Mental Wellbeing, in collaboration with the University of Michigan School of Public Health, needs mental health and substance use telehealth providers and individuals to fill out a short survey on their experiences and satisfaction with delivering or receiving services within the last 12 months.
Affected Others Program Sessions
Are Now Available!
Please share with anyone who has a friend or family member who struggles with SUD and could be in need of support.

Next event:
Today! June 1st @6pm
Tuesday, June 8th @6:00pm
Provider Toolkit
for is now available!
One of the large projects of the Beyond the Save grant has been creating a Provider Toolkit to distribute across the UP.

A digital copy is available now on our website! You can download and review this important information about Substance Misuse and the resources available to in the UP. Share with anyone who you think might benefit from the info contained in this toolkit.

After reviewing, please complete our evaluation survey and share your thoughts with us.
Enter to Win a bag full of LIVE swag!
If you would like to provide LIVE Suicide Prevention informational cards to your clients, West End Suicide Prevention would be happy to supply you with cards.
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Casey's Recovery Story
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Great Lakes Recovery Centers is working with MiREMS, Dial Help, NorthCare Network, Marquette-Alger EMS Medical Control Authority, and our partners - the UP Coalition Network to reduce opioid deaths and overdose across the Upper Peninsula. 
This project and website is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1,000,000 with no percentage financed with nongovernmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
Beyond the Save

97 South Fourth St., Suite C
Ishpeming, MI 49849
(906) 228-9699