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DC Department of Health to Launch First City-Wide Youth Synthetic Marijuana Awareness Campaign

The DC Department Health is launching the first large-scale education campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of synthetic marijuana among District youth. Fake weed is an herbal mixture that contains dried, shredded plant material and harmful chemical additives. It is sometimes labeled as “herbal incense” and sold in three-ounce plastic pouches decorated with colorful designs including cartoon characters […]


New Resources for Smoking Cessation and Prevention

Our friends at the Alliance for the Prevention & Treatment of Nicotine Addiction are happy to share their new: BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDER RESOURCES DATABASE: TOBACCO USE AND DEPENDENCE While their focus is Virginia, most of the resources are useful in any state. Click here to download  the Happy, Joyous & Free mini-pamphlet 

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Save the date: Advancing Latino Behavioral Health: From Margin to Mainstream Conference

  Latino Behavioral Health Institute presents our 19th Annual Conference:  “Advancing Latino Behavioral Health: From Margin to Mainstream” September 10-13, 2013 Location: Sheraton Downtown Los Angeles 711 S. Hope St. Los Angeles CA 90017 Tel: 213-488-3500 For more information visit LBHI at www.lbhi.org or contact us at 818-713-9595.


New Resource: Alcohol Awareness Month (April) Faith Community Bulletin Insert

Mid-America ATTC has developed a 2013 version of the Alcohol Awareness Month (April) Faith Community Bulletin Insert.  This product can be easily downloaded and used by churches, temples and mosques for their Sunday/Sabbath-day bulletins, newsletters or bulletin boards.  The 5½” X 8½” double-sided informational sheet provides: information about the disease of alcoholism effectiveness of evidence-based treatment […]


Implementation Software and Other Practical implementation Tips

Implementation Software and Other Practical implementation Tips Event Type: Educational Event What: This final webinar will discuss the importance of data collection with tips for how this can be done. We will demonstrate an implementation software program that can help you track patient progress, prize inventory, and trends. Participants will brainstorm low cost resources for […]


What’s New Update: STI, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addiction

What’s New Update: STI, HIV, TB, Hepatitis, Family Planning and Addiction Event Type: Educational Event What: This conference will focus on the integration efforts that support a collaborative healthcare approach. Current medical updates in services for STDs, HIV, TB, hepatitis, family planning and addictions will be discussed. When: 4/11/2013;  No Time Specified Where: The location […]


Voucher Systems and the Fishbowl Method

Voucher Systems and the Fishbowl Method Event Type: Educational Event What: This third webinar will introduce to participants the Fishbowl Method. Originally conceived by Nancy Petry, this draw method with low-cost prizes was designed to take advantage of intermittent reinforcement to make incentives affordable to community programs. We will discuss what makes this style so […]


Clinical Supervision Foundations Course

Clinical Supervision Foundations Course Event Type: Educational Event What: This course consists of two interconnected components:  an online course and a face‐to‐face training, and is intended for supervisors in substance use disorder(SUD)treatment and recovery settings. The course totals 30 contact hours and introduces clinical supervisors, along with persons preparing to become supervisors, to the knowledge and skills essential […]


Annual CTN Symposium: Brave New World:Using Technology to Enhance Behavioral Health

Brave New World:Using Technology to Enhance Behavioral Health Event Type: Conference What: A day-long science to practice symposium with lectures, workshops and software demonstrations that feature technological tools to support treatment and recovery. When: 3/8/2013;  No Time Specified Where: Mt. Washington Conference Center 5801 Smith Avenue Baltimore, Maryland 21209Event Venue Website: Mt. Washington Conference Center For […]


West Virginia Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors

Since our region has been redefined to now include Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia we will be spotlighting resources in these states in the upcoming months. The West Virginia Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors  is a non-profit association that is dedicated to advocacy for those impacted by substance abuse.  Visit their webpage for resources and […]