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Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Resource Guide Produced by the Central East Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC) This guide is intended to support suicide prevention stakeholders and other interested individuals by providing a comprehensive list of suicide prevention resources, as of April 2020. These suicide prevention hotlines and other resources contained in this document are located within the […]


PA Law to Require Notification on Drug-Exposed Babies

From the Chronicle of Social Change. New Pennsylvania Law Requires Notifications on All Drug-Exposed Babies by Marisol Zarate The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services will hear about every child born in the state that is exposed to drugs at birth, thanks to a bill signed into law this month by Gov. Tom Wolf (D). According to […]


Attorney General Jeff Sessions announces Operation Synthetic Opioid Surge to combat crisis

From Healthcare Finance. Operation S.O.S. was inspired by prosecution efforts in Manatee County, Florida, which realized a 77 percent drop in overdose deaths. By Susan Moore Attorney General Jeff Sessions chose Maine as one of his stops to promote the newly-announced operation Synthetic Opioid Surge or S.O.S., because the state is among 10 areas of […]


National Conference

National Conference on Tackling Tobacco Use in Vulnerable Populations October 5 – 6, 2015, Bethesda, Maryland Click here for more information. Register today! Space is limited!   KEYNOTE PRESENTER: Deputy Surgeon General Rear Admiral (RADM) Boris D. Lushniak, MD, MPH PLENARY PRESENTERS: Peter Ashley, DrPH Diane Beistle Wilson Compton, MD MPE Dwana Calhoun, MS, CHES Shelina […]


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 […]


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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