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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 […]

Supervising Peer Recovery Specialist (Central Region)

Supervising Peer Recovery Specialist (Central Region) Event Type: Educational Event What: This one-day training is directed to individuals who are responsible for supervising peer recovery specialists (PRS/PRSS). The training will assist the supervisors in identifying and directing the skills, knowledge and abilities of their PRS staff as well as supporting them in their roles. When: […]


Mentoring and Education Date         Location Contact Hours January 17th Dri-Dock Wellness and Recovery Center, Cambridge, MD 6 January 24th Washington County Health Department, Hagerstown, MD 6 January 31st Spring Grove Hospital Center, Baltimore, MD 6 Advocacy Date Location Contact Hours February 6th Washington County Health Department, Hagerstown, MD 6 February 13th Spring Grove Hospital Center, […]

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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Avatar Assisted Therapy at the “Brave New World”

At the “Brave New World: Using Technology to Enhance Behavioral Health” Symposium Dick Dillon addressed the challenges of limited accessibility of traditional addiction treatment. This symposium took place on March 8, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.  Dick Dillon is the founder and CEO of Innovaision, LLC and his co-presenter, Dave Ennis, MS, is the Western Region […]

Movie Review: Bob and the Monster

Bob and the Monster is an award-winning documentary that tells the story of musician and addiction counselor Bob Forrest. Director Keidra Bahruth does a masterful job of recreating the frenetic rock and roll lifestyle of her subject with a visually engaging mix of home movie footage, animated sequences and interviews. This movie is also a […]

Treatment for Drug Offenders — How to Make It Work!

Treatment for Drug Offenders — How to Make It Work! Event Type: Educational Event What: This free program will have three phases to this training. This opportunity will enhance and sustain your skills in working with offenders who are drug involved. The program includes two full days of face-to-face training followed by six monthly 90 […]

ADAA Recovery Month Kick-off September 11, 2013

You are cordially invited to join us for our annual Kick-Off Festival celebrating the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrations’ (SAMHSA) 24th Annual National Recovery Month.  The theme this year is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Together on Pathways to Wellness”.  Please share this information with your staff and peer mentors working in your programs. […]

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 […]