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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:

April 18, 2019: Westminster, MD Drug & Violence Awareness Expo, Carroll County Chamber of Commerce. Speakers will discuss violence, rape, gangs, and substance use disorders. There will be a Continuing Education Credit Workshop for social workers, professional counselors and therapists, nurses, and all other disciplines.

May 4, 2019: Ellicott City, MD Home Run for Recovery Softball Tournament, ROSC Committee and Howard County Health Department. The game brings together organizations and people involved in recovery, for a day of softball.

May 9, 2019: Kennett Township, PA Second Annual Recovery GalaHuman Services, Inc. This year’s Gala is the Mission to End the Stigma Of Mental Health. Proceeds will benefit our Outpatient, Residential and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programs.

May 18, 2019: York, PA Not One More-York Chapter 4th Annual 5K Walk/Run for RecoveryNot One More-York Chapter. Proceeds from this event will help Not One More – York Chapter fulfill its mission to provide support and resources to those struggling with addiction and to raise awareness and provide education on the heroin epidemic we face in our community.

May 14, 2019, 2:00-4:30pm: Baltimore, MD Baltimore DEA360 Train-the-Trainer: Heroin + Other Opioids: From Understanding to ActionPartnership for Drug-Free Kids *** Please note that the same training is held three times — you do not need to attend more than one session***. This presentation provides an overview of the opioid crisis and outlines the actions that can be taken to address this issue by individuals and communities. Trainees can be members of law enforcement, substance use treatment or prevention organizations, health care providers, civic leaders or anyone who is committed to and concerned about their community. People should attend even if they do not plan to be a presenter … they can help organize presentations in their community.

May 14, 2019, 6:00-8:30pm: Baltimore, MD Baltimore DEA360 Train-the-Trainer: Heroin + Other Opioids: From Understanding to ActionPartnership for Drug-Free Kids. *** Please note that the same training is held three times — you do not need to attend more than one session.*** See description above.

May 15, 2019, 10:00am-12:30pm: Baltimore, MD – Baltimore DEA360 Train-the-Trainer: Heroin + Other Opioids: From Understanding to ActionPartnership for Drug-Free Kids. *** Please note that the same training is held three times — you do not need to attend more than one session.*** See description above.

May 16, 2019: Baltimore, MD – Stories from the Community: The Elder Who Made a Difference in My Life, LGBT Health Resource Center. This is a night of community, support, and honor, as we listen to storytelling vignettes from leaders across our community about the LGBT Elder who made a difference in their life.

June 8, 2019: Westminster, MDRunning for Recovery: 5 Mile, 2.5 Mile & 1 Mile Kids Fun Run, Rising Above Addiction. The event’s proceeds will provide awareness, support and financial assistance in an effort to save youth and young adults from addiction and substance misuse. There will also be music and speakers.

June 13-15, 2019: Washington, DC MHA 2019 Annual Conference: Dueling Diagnoses, Mental Health America. MHA’s 2019 Annual Conference Dueling Diagnoses: Mental Health and Chronic Conditions in Children and Adults will focus on understanding underlying factors that lead to both physical and mental health concerns in children and adults; recognizing and distinguishing the symptoms and characteristics of the mental health conditions that may be present in people with physical, intellectual, and cognitive conditions and limitations; and developing and identifying strategies that can be used by individuals, advocates, and providers across conditions to work on behalf of the whole person and move everyone along pathways to recovery, as we define those.

August 15-18, 2019: Baltimore, MD National Conference on Addiction Disorders, Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare. Addiction treatment and behavioral healthcare professionals of all types will work together to heal communities and build sustainable and successful treatment organizations. NCAD is a comprehensive conference experience, with dedicated tracks for clinicians of all types, executives managing treatment organizations, and marketing and business development professionals working in the community. Earn CE and ethics credits, network with your peers, and take valuable and actionable education back to your office.

October 2, 2019: Baltimore, MD Maryland’s 31st Annual Suicide Prevention Conference.



 

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.

April 27, 2018: Bethesda, MD – NAMIWalks Montgomery County. This walk takes place at Cabin John Regional Park. Check in starts at 9am.

May 4, 2019: Blue Bell, PA – NAMIWalks Greater Philadelphia. This walk takes place at Montgomery County Community College. Check in starts at 8am.

May 4, 2018: Newark, DE – NAMIWalks Delaware. This walk takes place at Glascow Park. Check in starts at 9am.

June 1, 2018: Baltimore, MD – NAMIWalks Maryland. This walk takes place at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore. Check in starts at 9am.

October 5, 2019: Glen Allen, VA – NAMIWalks Virginia. This walk takes place at Monroeville Community Park West. Check in starts at 10am.

October 6, 2019: Monroeville, PA – NAMIWalks Keystone. This walk takes place at Monroeville Community Park West. Check in starts at 9am.


OUT OF THE DARKNESS COMMUNITY WALKS

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:

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

November 2, 2019: Washington, DC Washington DC Walk 

MARYLAND:

September 7, 2019: Woodbine, MD – Carroll County Walk

September 14, 2019: Hagerstown, MD – Hagerstown Walk

September 21, 2019: Annapolis, MD – Annapolis Walk

September 22, 2019: Rockville, MD – Montgomery County MD Walk

September 28, 2019: Easton, MD – Mid-Shore Maryland Walk

October 5, 2018: Havre de Grace, MD – Havre de Grace Walk

October 27, 2019: St  Mary’s City, MD – Southern Maryland Walk

PENNSYLVANIA:

April 28, 2019: State College, PA – Centre County Walk

August 17, 2019: Pittsburgh, PA Pittsburgh Walk

September 7, 2019: Harrisburg, PA – Harrisburg Walk

September 15, 2019: Wilkes Barre, PA – Greater Northeast PA Walk

September 21, 2019: Carlisle, PA – Carlisle Walk

September 22, 2019: Lock Haven, PA – Clinton County Walk

October 6, 2019: Philadelphia, PA – Greater Philadelphia Walk

October 6, 2019: Allentown, PA – Greater Lehigh Valley Walk

VIRGINIA:

September 8, 2019: Manassas, VA Manassas Walk

September 14, 2019: Leesburg, VA – Loudoun County Walk

September 28, 2019: Suffolk, VA – Suffolk Walk

October 5, 2019: Lynchburg, VA – Lynchburg Walk

October 5, 2019: Fairfax, VA – Fairfax Walk

October 12, 2019: Stephens City, VA – Stephens City Walk

October 19, 2019: Richmond, VA – Richmond Walk

October 26, 2019: Virginia Beach, VA – Virginia Beach Walk

November 2, 2019: Danville, VA – Danville – South Central Walk

WEST VIRGINIA:

September 21, 2019: Beckley, WV – Raleigh County WV Walk


OUT OF THE DARKNESS CAMPUS WALKS

DELAWARE:

May 19, 2019: Magnolia, DE – St. Thomas More Academy Campus Walk

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:

April 7, 2019: Washington, DC – American University Campus Walk

April 25, 2019: Washington, DC Gallaudet University Campus Walk

MARYLAND:

April 6, 2019: Towson, MD – Towson University Campus Walk

April 7, 2019: College Park, MD – University of Maryland Campus Walk

April 13, 2019: Baltimore, MD – Johns Hopkins University Campus Walk

April 27, 2019: Baltimore, MD – UMBC Campus Walk

PENNSYLVANIA:

March 16, 2019: Waynesburg, PA – Waynesburg University Campus Walk

March 23, 2019: Center Valley, PA – DeSales University/Cedar Crest College Campus Walk

April 6, 2019: Schnecksville, PA – LCCC Campus Walk

April 6, 2019: Pittsburgh, PA – Duquesne University Campus Walk

April 6, 2019: Moon Township, PA – Robert Morris University Campus Walk

April 6, 2019: Huntingdon Valley, PA – Lower Moreland/Bryn Athyn Campus Walk

April 13, 2019: Pittsburgh, PA – Chatham University Campus Walk

April 28, 2019: Kutztown, PA – Kutztown University Campus Walk

April 13, 2019: Philadelphia, PA – Holy Family University Campus Walk

VIRGINIA:

March 2, 2019: Blacksburg, VA – Virginia Tech Campus Walk

March 23, 2019: Winchester, VA – Shenandoah University Campus Walk

March 23, 2019: Radford, VA – Radford University Campus Walk

March 30, 2019: Williamsburg, VA – College of William & March Campus Walk

March 30, 2019: Richmond, VA – VCU Campus Walk

March 30, 2019: Farmville, VA – Longwood University Campus Walk

April 6, 2019: Amelia Court House, VA – Amelia Schools Campus Walk

April 7, 2019: Newport News, VA – Christopher Newport University Campus Walk

April 20, 2019: Fairfax, VA – George Mason University Campus Walk

WEST VIRGINIA:

April 6, 2019: West Liberty, WV – West Liberty University Campus Walk


THE OVERNIGHT WALK

These events have already taken place in the spring of 2018. 2019 dates will be posted when available.