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Index of 2002 Issues

October 25, 2002
Substance Abuse Treatment Enhancement Project (SATEP)

An enhanced system of care for persons with substance use disorders using a comprehensive partnership to address the area’s fragmentation of services.

September 23, 2002
Connecticut's Addiction Counselors - Thank You

Governor Rowland's recognition of the work of addiction counselors
and the effectiveness of treatment.

August 29, 2002
Building On What Works - Supportive Housing
DMHAS' public/private collaborative efforts to create housing and supportive services for persons with special needs who can live independently with assistance.  Next phase of Supportive Housing Pilots Initiative. 

June 27, 2002
OATP - Improving Care and Stretching a Buck
Alternative treatment opportunities for persons who use
opiate detox programs over and over.

June 14, 2002
Cultural Competence and Career Development
New training and mentoring program provides career opportunities for Latino,
African Origin, and Asian behavioral health professionals.

May 23, 2002
Problem Substance Questions and Answers
Patterns and trends in the kinds of substances used by persons
going into treatment in Connecticut.

May 8, 2002
Preferred Practices: Co-Occurring Disorders
DMHAS strategies for treating persons in mental health programs
who also have substance use disorders.

April 30, 2002
Hartford Shelter Collaborative
Unique Hartford initiative to serve "street" and "sheltered" homeless people who
need mental health and/or substance abuse services.

April 15, 2002
The New Haven Urban Initiative
Collaborative effort to create new model of outreach, engagement, and ongoing community support for persons with a primary substance use disorder.

April 11, 2002
Statewide Addiction Services - The Next Three Years
Summary of the three-year Interagency Substance Abuse Plan 2002-2004 adopted by the Connecticut Alcohol and Drug Policy Council.