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By IHI Open School | Friday, Jun 28, 2019
The IHI Open School's Recover Hope Campaign aims to promote the awareness, prevention, and treatment of substance use disorders. The Ryerson University Chapter of the IHI Open School has leveraged this campaign to encourage efforts in their surrounding community – partnering with other student-led groups, hosting naloxone trainings, and sharing their harm reduction approach with local stakeholders.


Tag(s): Open School, Chapter Network, Substance Use Disorder
By Hannah Lee Flath | Friday, May 17, 2019
The system of racial stereotyping and stigma, both in healthcare and the media, leads to inequities in the care for patients affected by substance use disorders and chronic pain. Hannah Flath, program coordinator at IHI, describes her own experience with chronic pain as one of privilege and person-centered care. She uses her story to emphasize the importance of reducing stigma and improving equitable care by changing the narrative surrounding sub


Tag(s): Open School, Substance Use Disorder, Quality Improvement
By Emily Maegerlein | Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019
A team at Purdue University is collaborating with community members to gather data, offer education, and ask community members what resources they need to address substance use disorders. Learn how they launched this project with guidance from IHI’s online course, “Leadership and Organizing for Change.”


Tag(s): Open School, Chapter Network, Leadership, Substance Use Disorder
By IHI Open School | Monday, Feb 11, 2019
IHI Open School Chapters are engaging with the community, collaborating across disciplines, and using quality improvement to make a difference in their health care systems. Read their reflections on how individuals at every level of health care can join together to make a change.


Tag(s): Open School, Chapter Network, Substance Use Disorder
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