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Regional Events Calendar

Regional events
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Visit Central East ATTC’s website for upcoming trainings, webinars and other events.

REGION 3 EVENTS:

October 3, 2020: Frederick, MD 4th Annual Stomp Out Heroin 5K, The Ranch-Bringing Hope to Maryland. Come help fight substance use as a community by participating in the 4th Annual Stomp out Heroin 5k!! This is a family-friendly event and money will go to help those in need receive the treatment that they so desperately need.

October 7, 2020: Baltimore, MD 32nd Annual Suicide Prevention Conference, Maryland Department of Health. This is held each year on the first Wednesday of October. Topics include trauma, ACE, skills building, suicide risk, suicide prevention, telehealth, minority communities, teens, older adults, and many others.

October 14-15, 2020: Virtual West Virginia Rural Health Conference 2020, West Virginia Rural Health Association (WVRHA). The theme for this year’s conference is West Virginia’s Resilience: Innovation in Meeting Rural Challenges. Conference objectives: • Provide information about the best practices across the state and nation for improving the provision of rural health for all citizens of West Virginia; • Understand how COVID 19 is affecting West Virginia; • Identify population management, leadership and workforce challenges, as well as how to increase recruitment and retention; • Identify best practices entered on rural centered on rural health workforce and emerging issues relevant to rural health and; • Encourage further discussion and collaboration across all levels of health systems and rural health infrastructure

October 16, 2020: Virtual 38th Annual NAMI Maryland Conference, NAMI Maryland. The NAMI Maryland Annual Conference is about hope, ideas, and gaining new skills. Here’s your chance to learn about the latest research, discover resources that you may not have known were there, develop a talent for advocacy, and foster a better understanding of issues relating to mental illness.

October 20, 2020: Virtual Harvest Full of Hope, Harvest Full of Hope. An annual, free mental health awareness conference, virtually from PA, where both providers and consumers of mental health services come together to discuss emerging topics in the field of mental health.

October 20, 2020: Virtual WV Collegiate Recovery Conference, West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network (WVCRN). This is the first annual conference of the WVCRN. Topics will include: overview, history & future of collegiate recovery; research supporting collegiate recovery; fiscal implications and economic effects of collegiate recovery/recovery support; equity, inclusion & diversity as core values of collegiate recovery; recruitment & retention during COVID-19; impact of collegiate recovery: voices of WV students, and; opportunity for dialogue with national experts.


 

National Alliance on Mental Health. These walks support organizations that host education programs, facilitate support groups, provide mental health trainings, advocate for access to services, and offer a compassionate place to turn for the millions of Americans living with mental illness.

October 10, 2020: Virtual – NAMIWalks Your Way Montgomery County – A Virtual Event. NAMIWalks is going to be a little different this year. We’re not canceling it – we wouldn’t think of it when our collective mental health needs are at their greatest. NAMI’s programs and advocacy are needed more than ever, and with your help, we are pleased to present a walk for our times, NAMIWalks Your Way Montgomery County: A Virtual Event on October 10.

October 10, 2020: Virtual NAMIWalks Your Way Keystone – A Virtual Event. NAMIWalks is going to be a little different this year. We’re not canceling it – we wouldn’t think of it when our collective mental health needs are at their greatest. NAMI’s programs and advocacy are needed more than ever, and with your help, we are pleased to present a walk for our times, NAMIWalks Your Way Keystone PA: A Virtual Event on October 10.

October 10, 2020: Virtual NAMIWalks Your Way Philly – A Virtual Event. NAMIWalks is going to be a little different this year. We’re not canceling it – we wouldn’t think of it when our collective mental health needs are at their greatest. NAMI’s programs and advocacy are needed more than ever, and with your help, we are pleased to present a walk for our times, NAMIWalks Your Way Philly: A Virtual Event on October 10.

October 10, 2020: Virtual – NAMIWalks Your Way Northern Virginia. NAMIWalks is going to be a little different this year. We’re not canceling it – we wouldn’t think of it when our collective mental health needs are at their greatest. NAMI’s programs and advocacy are needed more than ever, and with your help, we are pleased to present a walk for our times, NAMIWalks Your Way Northern Virginia: A Virtual Event on October 10.

October 10, 2020: Virtual – NAMIWalks Your Way Virginia. NAMIWalks is going to be a little different this year. We’re not canceling it – we wouldn’t think of it when our collective mental health needs are at their greatest. NAMI’s programs and advocacy are needed more than ever, and with your help, we are pleased to present a walk for our times, NAMIWalks Your Way Northern Virginia: A Virtual Event on October 10.


 

 

 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. These events raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

DELAWARE:

October 17, 2020: Wilmington, DE – Wilmington DE Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

TBD 

MARYLAND:

September 12, 2020: Woodbine/Virtual, MD – Carroll County MD Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 17, 2020: Germantown/Virtual, MD – Montgomery County MD Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 25, 2020: St. Mary’s City/Virtual, MD – Southern Maryland Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

PENNSYLVANIA:

September 13, 2020: Altoona/Virtual, PA – Blair County Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

September 13, 2020: Wilkes Barre/Virtual, PA – Greater Northeast PA Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

September 19, 2020: Erie/Virtual, PA – Erie Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

September 19, 2020: Carlisle/Virtual, PA – Carlisle Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

September 26, 2020: Johnstown/Virtual, PA – Cambria County Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

September 26, 2020: St. Mary’s/Virtual, PA – Elk County Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

September 26, 2020: New Castle/Virtual, PA – Lawrence County Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 4, 2020: Lock Haven/Virtual, PA – Clinton County and Lycoming County Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 4, 2020: Allentown/Virtual, PA – Greater Lehigh Valley Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 4, 2020: Harrisburg/Virtual, PA – Harrisburg Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 4, 2020: Huntingdon/Virtual, PA – Huntingdon County Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 4, 2020: Pittsburgh/Virtual, PA Pittsburgh Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 4, 2020: Philadelphia/Virtual, PA – Greater Philadelphia Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 4, 2020: Lewistown/Virtual, PA – Mifflin-Juniata Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

VIRGINIA:

September 12, 2020: Virginia Beach/Virtual, VA – Virginia Beach Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

September 26, 2020: Suffolk/Virtual, VA – Suffolk Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 3, 2020: Lynchburg/Virtual, VA – Lynchburg Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 10, 2020: Stephens City/Virtual, VA – Stephens City Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 10, 2020: City of Fredericksburg/Virtual, VA – Greater Fredericksburg Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

November 7, 2020: Danville/Virtual, VA – Danville-South Central Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

WEST VIRGINIA:

September 19, 2020: Princeton/Virtual, WV – Southern West Virginia Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.

October 17, 2020: Huntington/Virtual, WV – Huntington WV Experience. While the Out of the Darkness Walks are going to look different this year, their mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed.


OUT OF THE DARKNESS CAMPUS WALKS

DELAWARE:

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

MARYLAND:

PENNSYLVANIA:

VIRGINIA:

WEST VIRGINIA

2020 events have all taken place; 2021 events will be added as they become available.


THE OVERNIGHT WALK

The 2020 event has all taken place; the 2021 event will be added when it becomes available.