Regional Events Calendar
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 Gala, Human 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 Recovery, Not 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 Action, Partnership 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 Action, Partnership 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 Action, Partnership 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, MD – Running 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.
October 6, 2019: Allentown, PA – Greater Lehigh Valley Walk
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
September 21, 2019: Beckley, WV – Raleigh County WV Walk
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
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
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
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
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.