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The Dialogue Bi-monthly eNewsletter & the Danya Direct Weekly Training Bulletin

The Dialogue eNewsletter is back and will be published on a bi-monthly basis on the first Tuesday [2021 schedule: Jan 5, Mar 2, May 4, July 6, Sep 7, Nov 2]. The Danya Direct training bulletin, which contains webinars and virtual events from the Central East region and others of interest to the behavioral health workforce, will continue on a weekly basis.

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November 2021 Dialogue eNewsletter thumbnailThe Dialogue is designed to inform behavioral and mental health professionals and prevention interventionists of news and upcoming events in the jurisdiction of HHS Region 3 (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV). We welcome and encourage any feedback, article submissions, or ideas and topics for future editions of the newsletter.

Read the November 2021 Dialogue, with articles featuring: Addiction: Native Americans & the Opioid Crisis | Mental Health: Spread Kindness | Prevention: Veterans and Substance Use Prevention | ORN: Mobile Clinics Reach Rural Areas. Additional sections include behavioral health observances, virtual training and webinar events, Region 3 news, new resources, and Spotlight: Dr. Ala Stanford Center for Health Equity (ASHE).

Dialogue Archives: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012


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Dialogue eNewsletter Archives

2021

  • Nov 2021 Dialogue Addiction: Native Americans & the Opioid Crisis | Mental Health: Spread Kindness | Prevention: Veterans and Substance Use Prevention | ORN: Mobile Clinics Reach Rural Areas. Additional sections include behavioral health observances, virtual training and webinar events, Region 3 news, new resources, and Spotlight: Dr. Ala Stanford Center for Health Equity (ASHE).
  • Sep 2021 Dialogue Addiction: Equity-Grounded Leadership; Recovery Stories | Mental Health: Young Black Lives & Suicide | Prevention: Suicide Prevention | ORN: Recovery Rising. Additional sections include behavioral health observances, virtual training and webinar events, Region 3 news, new resources, and Spotlight: Veterans and Suicide Prevention Month.
  • July 2021 Dialogue Addiction: HHS Eases Barriers to OUD Treatment; Trauma Awareness | Mental Health: Mental Health Awareness Month | Prevention: National Prevention Week 2021 | ORN: Fighting Stigma. Additional sections include behavioral health observances, virtual training and webinar events, Region 3 news, new resources, and Spotlight: West Virginia Behavioral Health Workforce and Health Equity Training Center.
  • May 2021 Dialogue Addiction: HHS Eases Barriers to OUD Treatment; Trauma Awareness | Mental Health: Mental Health Awareness Month | Prevention: National Prevention Week 2021 | ORN: Fighting Stigma. Additional sections include behavioral health observances, virtual training and webinar events, Region 3 news, new resources, and Spotlight: DEA’s Community Outreach Section.
  • Mar 2021 Dialogue Addiction: Recovery Stories in the African American Community | Mental Health: Supporting Youth Mental Health During COVID-19 | Prevention: Substance Use Prevention and Preventing Problem Gambling | ORN: Faith-Based Toolkit. Additional sections include behavioral health observances, virtual training and webinar events, Region 3 news, new resources, and Spotlight.
  • Jan 2021 Dialogue Addiction: New Year. New Hope. & Black History Month | Mental Health: Addressing Mental Health in the Black Community | Prevention: Substance Use Prevention and Mentoring | ORN: Mentoring & New Grant Award. Additional sections include behavioral health observances, virtual training and webinar events, Region 3 news, new resources, and Spotlight.

2020

  • Mar 2020 Dialogue Addiction: Social Work Month | Mental Health: Brain Awareness | Prevention: Substance Use Prevention and Preventing Problem Gambling | ORN: Partnering with Schools to Impact Addiction. Additional sections include behavioral health observances, virtual training and webinar events, Region 3 news, new resources, and Spotlight.
  • Feb 2020 Dialogue Addiction: Black History Month | Mental Health: Resources to Prepare Educators | Prevention: Substance Use Prevention and Stopping the Spread of HIV/AIDS | ORN: One-year Extension. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, and Region 3 news.
  • Jan 2020 Dialogue Addiction: New Year. New Journey. | Mental Health: National Mentoring Month | Prevention: Prevention and Recovery | ORN: Compassion Fatigue. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, and Region 3 news.

2019

  • Dec 2019 Dialogue Addiction: Recovery During the Holiday Season | Mental Health: Supporting Student Mental Health | Prevention: Prevention During the Holiday Season | ORN: Family Peer Recovery Specialist certification. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, and Region 3 news.
  • Nov 2019 Dialogue Addiction: National Rural Health Day | Mental Health: School Mental Health | Prevention: Engaging Primary Care Providers | ORN: Adolescent Prevention | FindTreatment.gov. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, and Region 3 news.
  • Oct 2019 Dialogue Addiction: National Addiction Treatment Week | Mental Health: Mental Illness Awareness Week | Prevention: Substance Abuse Prevention Week | ORN: Increasing Treatment Providers | Vaping. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, Region 3 news, and New Resources.
  • Sep 2019 Dialogue Addiction: National Recovery Month | Mental Health: Learning Collaboratives | Prevention: Opioid and Heroin Awareness | ORN: LGBT Long-term Recovery | Recovery Stories. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, Region 3 news, and Region 3 Spotlight.
  • Aug 2019 Dialogue Addiction: Naloxone – Safe & Effective | Mental Health: Children Helping Children | Prevention: Overdose Awareness | ORN: ED Overdose and Buprenorphine | Recovery Stories. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, Region 3 news, and Region 3 Spotlight.
  • July 2019 Dialogue Addiction: Benzodiazepine Awareness | Mental Health: More Than a Hashtag | Prevention: SAMHSA Apps to Support Prevention | Chronic Pain and W-BAD from the ORN. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, Region 3 news, and Region 3 Spotlight.
  • Jun 2019 Dialogue Addiction: Men’s Health & SUDs | Mental Health: Data for Suicide Prevention | Prevention: Improving Prevention Outreach to Men | Faith Community Lunch & Learn from the ORN. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, Region 3 news, and Region 3 Spotlight.
  • May 2019 Dialogue Addiction: Drug treatment courts & COD | Mental Health: Better serve older adults | Prevention: Youth Tobacco & Vaping Use | ORN: Alumni Support Services: Drug Courts. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, Region 3 news, and Region 3 Spotlight.
  • Apr 2019 Dialogue Addiction: Does alcohol increase cancer risk? | Mental Health: Problems with Youth and Screentime | Prevention: Take Back Drug events for prevention | ORN: SUD Treatment Gap. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, Region 3 news, and Region 3 Spotlight.
  • Mar 2019 Dialogue Addiction: SUD Screening for Women | Mental Health: Women and Mental Health | Prevention: Tailoring SUD Prevention Services for women | ORN: Suboxone Program. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, Region 3 news, and Region 3 Spotlight.
  • Feb 2019 Dialogue Addiction: Alcohol and African American Children | Mental Health: MHTTC News/Info | Prevention: Culturally Competent Prevention | ORN: Recovery Residences. Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, Region 3 news, and Region 3 Spotlight.
  • Jan 2019 Dialogue Vaping, Central East MHTTC Systems Transformation Initiative, What’s New, On the Move, News

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2018

Dec 2018 Dialogue HHS Region 3 Leads Nation in Opioid Overdose Deaths, UMB Cares, What’s New, On the Move, News
Nov 2018 Dialogue Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid Strike Force (ARPO), Rural Health and opioids, What’s New, On the Move, News
Oct 2018 Dialogue ATTC Customer Engagement, Bullying Awareness, What’s New, One the Move, News
Sep 2018 Dialogue Personal recovery stories, Go Purple for National Recovery Month, What’s New, On the Move, News
Aug 2018 Dialogue International Overdose Awareness Day, Recovery Month & request for personal story submissions, What’s New, On the Move, News
Jul 2018 Dialogue STR, Minority Mental Health, What’s New, On the Move, News
May 2018 Dialogue Jean Bennett, Regional Administrator for HHS Region III, Opioids & Technology, Monthly Health Check, upcoming training, What’s New, Central East on the Move, and regional news
Apr 2018 Dialogue Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (MATRC), #AlcoholAwarenessMonth, Monthly Health Check, Upcoming Training, What’s New, Central East on the Move, and regional news
Mar 2018 Dialogue Dickie Lynn Gronseth, Gambling Addiction, Monthly Health Check, Upcoming Training, What’s New, Central East on the Move, and regional news
Feb 2018 Dialogue Connections CSP, African American HIV Disparities, What’s New, Central East on the Move, and regional news
Jan 2018 Dialogue The Prestera Center, 2016 Opioid Data, What’s New, Central East on the Move, and regional news
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2017

Dec 2017 Dialogue Maryland Opioid Operational Command Center, Opioid Data, MAT, What’s New, Holly Ireland, and regional news
Nov 2017 Dialogue Robert Hansen, Hospitals as Opioid Epidemic Anchor, Great American Smokeout, What’s New, Survey, and regional news
Oct 2017 Dialogue Carlos Hardy, Danya Re-Awarded ATTC, Collaboration, What’s New, and regional news
Sep 2017 Dialogue Recovery Story from Coriless, Recovery Month, What’s New, and regional news
Aug 2017 Dialogue Sandy Kanelhl of Roads to Recovery, Summer Safety, What’s New, and the 2017 National Cannabis Summit
July 2017 Dialogue NAMI & regional affiliates, Hep C Impact on the African-American Community, What’s New, and the 2017 National Cannabis Summit
June 2017 Dialogue HealthHIV, PTSD & addiction, What’s New, and the 5th Annual NFAR Technology Summit
May 2017 Dialogue CAPT, Hepatitis C and substance use disorders, What’s New, and Region 3 NAMIWalks
Apr 2017 Dialogue NCADD, Perspectives on Cannabis, What’s New, SAMHSA’s Voice Awards
Mar 2017 Dialogue ATTC PoE-PPW, Women and Addiction, What’s New, Call for Papers-Cannabis Summit
Feb 2017 Dialogue Faces & Voices of Recovery, Language, What’s New, African-American History
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2016

Dec 2016 Dialogue Dr. Linda Frank, World AIDS Day, HIV and Integrated Approach
Nov 2016 Dialogue Dr. Carlo DiClemente, tobacco and behavioral health, great American Smokeout
Oct 2016 Dialogue SBIRT, screening, SAMHSA webinar series
Sep 2016 Dialogue Recovery Month, recovery testimonials, regional recovery leaders
Aug 2016 Dialogue Dr. Anthony Estreet, overdose prevention, Road to Recovery television series
Jul 2016 Dialogue Dawn Maker, minority mental health, language matters, cultural competence
Jun 2016 Dialogue Dr. Robert McKenna/HRSA, National HIV Testing Day, Tobacco vs. garage chemicals
May 2016 Dialogue Dr. Jean Bennett/SAMHSA, Mental Health Month, Prescription Drug Abuse
Apr 2016 Dialogue Tamara Parris, addiction-related language, media messaging
Mar 2016 Dialogue Humberto Carvalho/SAMHSA, opioids and heroin epidemics
Feb 2016 Dialogue Renata Henry, SAMHSA’s Revised Opioid Overdose Toolkit

2014

Oct 2014 Dialogue safeTALK
Sep 2014 Dialogue Recovery Month, D.C.s Department of Mental Health
Jul 2014 Dialogue safeTALK, SAMHSA store
Jun 2014 Dialogue safeTALK, National Conference on Tobacco
May 2014 Dialogue FDA crackdown on E-cigarettes, National Conference on Tobacco
Apr 2014 Dialogue Alcohol Awareness Month, National Conference on Tobacco
Mar 2014 Dialogue preparing for change, shop CVS
Feb 2014 Dialogue DSM-5, video technology
Jan 2014 Dialogue employee health and fitness, the Anonymous People film
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2013

Dec 2013 Dialogue World AIDS Day, HIV and TB co-infection, smoking cessation
Nov 2013 Dialogue ACE App, Affordable Care Act
Oct 2013 Dialogue Health Insurance Marketplace, No Kidding Me 2 movie review
Sep 2013 Dialogue Recovery Month, partners in recovery, implementing the ACA
Aug 2013 Dialogue a psychiatrist’s opinion about ADHD, trends in behavioral health, mobile app reviews
Jul 2013 Dialogue LGBT bullying, mobile apps
Jun 2013 Dialogue conference presentations on YouTube, Brave New World symposium, motivational incentives webinar
May 2013 Dialogue Brave New World symposium, motivational incentives webinar, Self Care Guide
Apr 2013 Dialogue Jean Bennett, Welcome to Planet Teen, Alcohol Awareness Month
Mar 2013 Dialogue Renata Henry, Mid-Atlantic BH conference
Feb 2013 Dialogue state health exchanges, HIV/AIDS
Jan 2013 Dialogue Ryan R. MacG. Springer, leadership news

2012

Sep 2012 Dialogue Dr. Ijeoma Achara, Mid-Atlantic BH conference, 90 Days A Memoir of Recovery book review
Aug 2012 Dialogue Mady Chalk, Mid-Atlantic BH conference

2008

Fall 2008 Dialogue CHHATT, Preventing HIV Transmission, Regional News

Film Review:  Escape Fire:  The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare
DVD Review: Post-Trauma Wellness:  A Guide for Helping Professionals Trends in Behavioral Health: Join the Conversation – Fulfilling America’s Compact with our Veterans by Ron Manderscheid, PhD
Trends in Behavioral Health: Join the Conversation – Group for graduate students in recovery provides opportunities for peer support and collaboration

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