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Regional Events Calendar

Regional events
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REGION 3 EVENTS:

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 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 15, 2019: Silver Spring, MD Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Resource Fair, Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services Local Behavioral Health Authority. This event takes place in the evening from 5:00pm-7:00pm with 50 exhibitors serving the lifespan. Free training: Naloxone Use in Response to Opioid Overdose; limited seating; email to register: overdoseresponseprogram@montgomerycountymd.gov.

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.

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.

June 1, 2019: Philadelphia, PA – A New Way Forward: Innovations in Interprofessional Training Using Integrated Behavioral Health Models in Primary Care, Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) program at Penn, A4CP: ARPNs for Community Practice. The ANEW Way Forward event is an inaugural one-day symposium that fosters a collaborative learning community for researchers and practitioners in behavioral health and primary care settings. Open to all researchers, practitioners, students, and educators in mental health and/or primary care with an interest in integrated behavioral health training and education.

June 6, 2019: Rockville, MD – Opioid Education and Awareness Forum, Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services Local Behavioral Health Authority. This forum is at the Rockville Senior Center. More information to come. Contact: jade-ann.rennie@collaborationcouncil.org.

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 25, 2019: Washington, DC Gallaudet University Campus Walk

MARYLAND:

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

PENNSYLVANIA:

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

VIRGINIA:

These events have already taken place in the spring of 2019.

WEST VIRGINIA:

These events have already taken place in the spring of 2019.


THE OVERNIGHT WALK

These events are not in Region 3 in 2019. Events will be held in San Francisco on June 8 and Boston on June 22.