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Updated! New England ATTC partnering with New England ADA for a 2-part webinar series on ADA, Civil Rights, and how it relates to Addition Recovery

The New England ATTC has partnered with the New England ADA to present a 2-part series webinar on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) civil rights, how it relates to persons in addiction recovery, and provide ADA and COVID-19 resources. …
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Join HHS Focus Groups This Week on Provider Relief Fund 7-21 & 22, 2020

FYI- this important event is happening tonight (7-21-2020) and tomorrow (7-22-2020). Please take note of the opportunity and help us to spread the word to those who may be interested. The National Council for Behavioral Health would like to share …
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Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium 2020, Bringing Resiliency into Focus

The Vermont Department of Mental Health and the Vermont Suicide Prevention Center are honored to bring over 30 expert practitioners with a wide range of experiences on August 18th to the Vermont Suicide Prevention Symposium 2020, Bringing Resiliency into Focus.  The …
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Recovery Vermont: New Recovery Groups to support the BIPOC, LGBTQ + and Deaf & Hard of Hearing Communities

New all pathways to recovery virtual recovery groups will be available starting next week! All groups are free and will be held on Zoom. For more information, please visit: www.RecoveryVermont.org BIPOC Recovery Group: A free, all pathways to recovery virtual …
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Health Privacy Rule 42 CFR Part 2 Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records has been revised

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS or Department), announces the adoption of the revised Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records regulation, 42 CFR Part 2: …
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Vermont Care Partners – Stepping Forward Together Webinar Series Presents

Silence Hurts: The Impact of Untreated Adverse Childhood Experiences on the Health and Well-being of Vermonters with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Presented by:  Joe Grabowski, Quality & Technical Leader, Upper Valley Services Despite the great strides toward inclusion and person-centered …
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Virtual Vermont Recovery Coach Academies – upcoming events

The Vermont Recovery Coach Academy, presented by the VT Recovery Academy is a comprehensive, IC&RC certified, 46 hour-training that centers around the evidence-based principles of recovery coaching: motivational interviewing, wellness plans, boundaries, and resources. We’re excited to announce that we’ll …
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The Vermont Department of Health and Department of Mental Health are partnering on the Screening, Treatment, & Access for Mothers & Perinatal Partners grant (STAMPP), to expand perinatal mental health services in Vermont

FREE training opportunities related to perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs). Contingent on funding, the STAMPP grant will fund a limited number of slots for two virtual Postpartum Support International (PSI) training opportunities in July 2020: Wednesday and Thursday, July …
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The Vermont Department of Health Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs in partnership with the New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) invites you to participate in this upcoming webinar!

Webinar will review the application of Contingency Management (CM) to promote positive behavior change in substance use disorder treatment settings. Attendees will learn how to design and implement an effective CM program. Learning objectives: 1. To understand CM theory and …
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Pathways Vermont Support Line

VCPI would like to share information on this valuable resource, provided by Pathways Vermont: In response to the COVID-19 crisis, and in partnership with Alyssum VT, Another Way, and Vermont Psychiatric Survivors and funding from the Vermont Department of Mental …
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Puppets in Education Video related to Keeping Children Safe

VT Children’s Hospital has put together this 9-minute video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Od-Zw15O5UI&feature=youtu.be for children to learn what to do if they are experiencing abuse at home. Dr. Lewis First, chief of the Children’s Hospital offers advice to children, with the key points being: …
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Join NAMI Vermont for Wellness Wednesdays!

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Vermont (NAMI Vermont) invites you to join us for our new Wellness Wednesday series! This weekly virtual event will highlight inspirational messages of hope, bring awareness to mental illness, and provide information and …
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SAMHSA: NATIONAL OLDER ADULT MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY 2020

Combating Social Isolation for Seniors during the COVID-19 Pandemic Thursday, May 7, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. Join SAMHSA, the Administration for Community Living (ACL), the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and the National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging (NCMHA) for …
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Telehealth Learning and Consultation (TLC) Resources: Telehealth Basics (Week 1) https://mhttcnetwork.org/centers/mid-america-mhttc/telehealth-learning-and-consultation-tlc-tuesdays?fbclid=IwAR1QbepqaugPPQb7rNzvxOivptM0p_X927LjZlpGMlLQdUJEm1PFyhkZ6ZU… Dr. Holly Roberts & Dr. William Higgins share their expertise on the fundamentals of telehealth. Watch the Recording: https://vimeo.com/402631751 TLC Tuesdays: Basics of Telehealth Telehealth Learning and Consultation (TLC) …
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