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Film Review: Off-Label

Off-Label, this feature film’s title, refers to the practice by some physicians of prescribing a legal drug for a condition or disease for which the drug has not been specifically approved. Off-Label is quite different from what might be expected for an educational documentary. Rather than presenting a lot of facts or statistics in a […]


Fight Like a Girl Film Review

At first glance, the feature-length documentary “Fight Like A Girl” might be dismissed as a film simply about women’s boxing without any relevance to the behavioral health community. However, a closer look reveals that it provides many important insights about PTSD and the lasting impact of childhood trauma. This film could also inspire valuable discussion […]

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What You Should Know About Seeing Your Doctor

What You Should Know About  Seeing Your Doctor Most health plans give you the best deal on services when you see a doctor who has a contract with your health plan. While you may be able to see doctors who don’t contract with your plan, visiting an “in network” provider usually means you will have lower […]


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 […]


Movie Review: No Kidding! Me 2!!

No Kidding! Me 2!! is both the title of a film and the non-profit organization behind it dedicated to “stomping the stigma” surrounding mental “dis-ease”. The documentary is the directorial debut of actor Joe Pantoliano, who has appeared in such films and TV series as The Sopranos, The Matrix and Memento. Pantoliano’s goal is to make brain disease “cool […]

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Affordable Care Act Resources

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): Enrollment  and consumer information: www.healthcare.gov Health Insurance Marketplace Information: http://marketplace.cms.gov/ The Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight: www.cciio.cms.gov Multimedia information:  http://marketplace.cms.gov/getofficialresources/multimedia/multimedia.html Widgets and Badges:  http://marketplace.cms.gov/getofficialresources/widgets-and-badges/mp-badges-english.html Health and Human Services (HHS): HHS Website:  http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/ _________________________________________________________________________________________ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA): HRSA: https://www.hrsa.gov/get-health-care/affordable/index.html Webinar : Potential Impacts of the […]


Movie Review: The New Black

The New Black is an engaging and timely documentary by Yoruba Richen “that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights.” The film demonstrates that while stigma against homosexuality certainly exists in some segments […]

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September is Recovery Month!

  Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders, celebrates people in recovery, lauds the contributions of treatment and service providers, and promotes the message that recovery in all its forms is possible. Recovery Monthspreads the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health, that prevention […]


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 […]