March 12, 2019
2:45 PM-5:15 PM
Billings Hotel & Convention Center
1223 Mullowney Lane – Boulder Room
Billings, MT 59101
Join the MPCA for Patient Centered Communities – Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and MH/SUD Agencies. A training designed specifically for agencies provided in partnership with the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and PCSS-NOW on Tuesday, March 12 from 2:45 PM to 5:15 PM at The Billings Hotel & Convention Center in Billings, MT. This training provides a current overview of MAT in Montana. Learn what MAT is, how it works, when it’s indicated for treatment, and dispel the myths regarding this intervention strategy. Learn about what is happening in your area and how your agency is integral to this service in your community.
Dear Tribal Representative,
My name is James Holt, Buffalo Field Campaign board member, and Nez Perce tribal member. I send this letter as a request for your support. The plight of our relative Qolqaalx (Buffalo) in Yellowstone is known to us all. At this time, we have an opportunity to influence the disposition of critical bison habitat on National Forests in the region. We know the sacred relationship with the land and bison is paramount to Indian peoples. Buffalo Field Campaign also believes in the spirit of the buffalo. We strive to build unity in actions that secure the long-term viability of Yellowstone bison herds. Your support helps make this possible.
An independent analysis estimates about 26,000 to 36,000 low-income adults would lose coverage under Medicaid expansion in Montana if proposed work requirements are put in place. That's according to a report on the potential effects of work requirements from George Washington University's Center for Health Policy Research at the Milken Institute School of Public Health in Washington, D.C. The analysis, written by Leighton Ku and Erin Brantley and released Wednesday, is based on the draft of Republican Rep. Ed Buttrey’s bill from Feb. 5. Montana...