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Overdose Deaths Reach a Record High in Delaware

From Courier Express by Rob Petree A record number of people died in Delaware from suspected overdoses in August, according to reports from the Delaware Division of Forensic Science. The monthly total of 39 deaths was the highest since the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) began tracking deaths from suspected overdoses in late […]


Only DC and DE in Region 3 prohibit e-cig use in worksites, restaurants, and bars

From CDC MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2017;66:1341-1346. State Laws Regarding Indoor Public Use, Retail Sales, and Prices of Electronic Cigarettes — U.S. States, Guam, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands, September 30, 2017 Kristy Marynak, MPP1; Brandon Kenemer, MPH1; Brian A. King, PhD1; Michael A. Tynan1; Allison MacNeil, MPH1; Elizabeth Reimels, JD1 Electronic cigarettes […]


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 […]


Recovery Plan Development (Eastern Region)

Recovery Plan Development (Eastern Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: Participants will be able to help individuals in recovery identify and record individual goals, resources, strengths and skills, and resolve barriers to achieving goals in the eight life domains: Recovery from substance use or abuse, Living and financial independence, Employment and Education, Relationships and social […]


Recovery Plan Development (Western Region)

Recovery Plan Development (Western Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: Participants will be able to help individuals in recovery identify and record individual goals, resources, strengths and skills, and resolve barriers to achieving goals in the eight life domains: Recovery from substance use or abuse, Living and financial independence, Employment and Education, Relationships and social […]


Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid Event Type: Educational Event What: This 6-hour course is geared to anyone who wants to provide Mental Health First Aid to those in need. It is an excellent introduction for addiction staff to the mental health treatment. As we move to a behavioral treatment system it is increasingly important that those […]


September is Recovery month – find out where you can join the celebration in your area

SAMHSA defines recovery from alcohol and drug problems as “a process of change through which an individual achieves abstinence and improved health, wellness, and quality of life.”  Below are highlighted some of the many recovery events occurring this month in the Central East ATTC Region to celebrate the gift of recovery. Maryland Metropolitan Baltimore’s 7th […]


Learn more about the uninsured in your area

The Health and Human Services Department (HHS) has put together useful in-depth demographic information for the uninsured in every region of the country. Those in our Region 3 can click on their state below: Delaware District of Columbia Maryland Pennyslvania Virginia West Virginia Our readers in other parts of the country can click here to […]

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Conversations: Trends in Behavioral Healthcare

Conversations: Trends in Behavioral Healthcare Type/Format:  Print Media (i.e. newsletterbulletin) Description:  regular series oforiginal articles on trends in the field of behavioral healthcare Release Date:  7/11/2013 Language:  English This product is available for download using the following link(s). Conversations: Trends in Behavioral Health  NOTE: To view Adobe Acrobat files, you must have a copy of […]


The ValueOptions Maryland, Clinical Trainer

The ValueOptions Maryland, Clinical Trainer position is a full-time position with benefits   Responsibilities: ·         Develop and maintain training materials for the Clinical Department and external customers ·         Orient all Clinical Department staff to Maryland’s Public Mental Health System (PMHS) and their role in Care Management ·         Train internal staff (and external customers) on how to use the […]