2021 Older Adults and Opioids Webinar Series [Video Presentations]

Dueling Priorities: Opioids in the Shadow of COVID-19 This FREE webinar series co-hosted by the FLGEC and the Western New York Rural Area Health Education Center (WNY R-AHEC) will introduce participants to the evolving trends leading to the current opioid crisis in the United States and how the population of older adults are impacted. What Is Really in […]


Choosing Hope 2 – Webinar Recordings

Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) New York State consistently has higher opioid overdose rates than the national average. Rural communities are continuously identified to be at high risk for opioid misuse. This program is designed to reduce substance use disorder (SUD), including opioid use disorder (OUD), in rural communities by strengthening and expanding prevention, […]


How to Counsel Parents on Parenting During a Pandemic (Resources)

Providing Healthcare in a Pandemic Webinar Series – Session 3: How to Counsel Parents on Parenting During a Pandemic Click on the documents below to view the supplemental materials for the session: Virtual-IEP-Mtg (4) ParentNetworkFlyerFinal (9) Parent Network List of Acronyms 2015_About_my_child (2) (002)


Providing Healthcare In a Pandemic Recordings

Providing Healthcare In a Pandemic Tuesdays, November 3 – December 15, 2020; 12:30 – 2:00pm This webinar series provides current and future healthcare providers with information regarding COVID-19 and strategies to overcome the many challenges it presents to our communities. Webinar Recordings: 11/3 – Trauma-Informed Responses to the Dual Pandemics – Samantha Koury, LCSW, UB’s […]


Covid-19 Webinar Series

Providing Healthcare In a Pandemic Tuesdays, November 3 – December 15, 2020; 12:30 – 2:00pm This webinar series provides current and future healthcare providers with information regarding COVID-19 and strategies to overcome the many challenges it presents to our communities. Registration: Click here to register for the no-cost Providing Healthcare in a Pandemic Webinar Series. […]


Choosing Hope Webinar / Training Recordings

Below are the recordings of our Choosing Hope Webinar Series , part of Year 1 programming for the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP).  The series was developed by Rural AHEC for local healthcare professionals, emergency services providers and community members, and focused on awareness, prevention, treatment and recovery of substance and opioid use disorders. Webinar […]


Opioid Overdose Reversal/ Naloxone Virtual Training

Opioid Overdose Reversal (Naloxone) Training – Trainings Available


Free Opioid Overdose Reversal (Naloxone/Narcan) Training – January 15, 2021

Opioid Overdose Reversal (Naloxone) Trainings- Eastside Nursing and Rehabilitation Staff


Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Training Registration

We have noted that many professionals who have expressed interest in Medication Assisted Treatment are not qualified to actually take a MAT waiver certification training (need to be an MD, DO, NP, or PA).; However, healthcare professionals are interested in knowing more about MAT and how it can help their clients. In response, we will […]


MAT Waiver Training

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Training is designed to give physicians and physician assistants the instruction needed to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine to patients who would benefit from treatment for opioid use disorders (OUD). Physicians must complete 8 hours of training, and physician assistants must complete 24 hours of MAT waiver training in […]