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Best Practices

Improving Treatment Outcomes for Individuals With Co-Occurring SUDs and Bipolar Disorder

From SAMHSA: To download the Advisory, click here. Advisory: An Introduction to Bipolar Disorder and Co-Occuring Substance Use Disorders Research suggests that 30 percent to more than 50 percent of people with bipolar disorder will develop a substance use disorder (SUD) sometime during their lives. Co-occurrence can complicate diagnosis and treatment of SUDs. However, treatment […]


Managing Chronic Pain & Medication Misuse

Learn how health care providers are using new tools to help patients manage chronic pain while limiting long-term health risks and without misusing addicting medications. Click here to view the full article featured in SAMHSA News. Managing Chronic Pain & Medication Misuse David Loffert was a success. He was two years into a Ph.D. program. He ran […]


Spotlight on the SAMHSA Store

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has an extensive online store with many timely publications available. According to press releases from 2011, this store replaced the National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information, the National Mental Health Information Center, and the SAMHSA Health Information Network. The SAMHSA Store landing page displays several […]


Recovery/ Wellness Support (Central Region)

Recovery/ Wellness Support (Central Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: Participant will learn how to assist individuals in behavioral health settings develop a person centered Recovery Plan that supports their goals and a recovery lifestyle. When: 6/10/2014;  9:00 AM To 4:30 PM Where: Spring Grove Hospital Rice Building 55 Wade Avenue Catonsville, Maryland 21228 For […]


Recovery/ Wellness Support (Western Region)

Recovery/ Wellness Support (Western Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: Participants will learn how to assist individuals in behavioral health settings develop a person centered Recovery Plan that supports their goals and a recovery lifestyle. When: 5/16/2014;  8:30 AM To 4:30 PM Where: Washington County Health Department 1302 Pennsylvania Ave 1302 Pennsylvania Ave, Maryland 21742 […]


Recovery/ Wellness Support (Eastern Shore)

Recovery/ Wellness Support (Eastern Shore) Event Type: Educational Event What: Participants will learn how to assist individuals in behavioral health settings develop a person centered Recovery Plan that supports their goals and a recovery lifestyle. When: 5/9/2014;  8:30 AM To 4:30 PM Where: Eastern Shore Hospital Center 5262 Woods Rd Cambridge, Maryland 21613 For more […]


Advocacy (Eastern Shore)

Advocacy (Eastern Shore) Event Type: Educational Event What: What is the “A” and the “a”? This training is designed to help peer recovery specialist who related to individuals as an advocate become skilled in various forms of advocacy. Through utilizing a person-centered approach and coaching strategies, participants will develop strategies to demonstrate the meaning of […]


Advocacy (Western Region)

Advocacy (Western Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: What is the “A” and the “a”? This training is designed to help peer recovery specialist who related to individuals as an advocate become skilled in various forms of advocacy. Through utilizing a person-centered approach and coaching strategies, participants will develop strategies to demonstrate the meaning of […]


Advocacy (Central Region)

Advocacy (Central Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: What is the “A” and the “a”? This training is designed to help peer recovery specialist who related to individuals as an advocate become skilled in various forms of advocacy. Through utilizing a person-centered approach and coaching strategies, participants will develop strategies to demonstrate the meaning of […]