Resources


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2015 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Culture, Care & Suicide Prevention: Perspectives to Develop Reflective Practices and Cultural Humility

During this interactive session, we will consider how culture frames our practice and share what we’ve learned from our suicide prevention work. Examples from Dr....

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Current Suicide Risk Assessment

Following last year’s Beyond the Basics keynote presentation by Kelly Posner, PhD., this session will explore the experience and insight gained from over 100,000 assessments...

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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

Demystifying Psychiatric Drugs

The exploration of the different ways how psychiatric drugs work can expand our understanding of behavioral health symptoms and recovery. The standard disease-centered model that...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Depression and Demoralization in Chronic Disease

In this session, Dr. Singer reviewed the reciprocal relationships between major depression, emotional resilience and chronic disease. The themes of quality of life, hopefulness, acceptance,...

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2011 • Complexities of Trauma

Disaster Mental Health and Psychological First Aid

From the A2 breakout session led by Magdalena Linhardt, PhD.

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2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

Discrimination and the Opioid Crisis

Nick Szubiak — Integrated Health Consultant, National Council for Behavioral Health — has over 15 years of experience in direct service, administration and clinical supervision....

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2013 • Rx Generation

Everything Your Kid Does Makes Perfect Sense

This session described basic concepts from Dialetical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) as they apply to the task of raising children.

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2011 • Complexities of Trauma

Evidence-Based Practices for Returning OIF/OEF/OND Veterans

From the A4 breakout session led by Scott Hutcherson, LCPC, ACS.

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Exploring Self Injury in Adolescence

This workshop is for people who may become perplexed or anxious when attempting to intervene with individuals who engage in cutting and other self-inflicted harming...

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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

Functional Medicine in Mood and Anxiety Disorders

This session outlined an integrative model of assessment and intervention in mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Simmons described the basic components of an integrative treatment...

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Grief After Suicide: Walking the Journey with Survivors

This workshop will provide a focused overview of the impact of suicide on survivors, and the clinical and support responses that are needed after a...

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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

Heart and Soul: Spiritual Care in the Journey of Recovery

A very substantial body of literature attests to the significance of various spiritual perspectives and practices for health and well-being. Increasingly, the conversation has turned...

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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

Helping People Come off Psychiatric Drugs

This session offered an up-to-date critical review of psychiatric drug withdrawal, tapering, and dose reduction strategies described in the medical literature and recommendations for client-centered...

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2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

Improving Responses to People with Mental Illness at the Pretrial Stage: Essential Elements


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2014 • Annual Membership Meeting

Innovative Collaboration: Past, Present, Future

Recognitions Jerrold Bradley Day One Kennebec Behavioral Health Maine Primary Care Association  

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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

Innovative Solutions for Building Recovery with Alternatives to Psychotropic Medication

An introduction to SAMHSA and a look at some of its strategic initiatives, this session highlighted SAMHSA’s position on alternatives to medication and how it...

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2013 • Rx Generation

Interventions for Children Exposed to Trauma

It has become widely accepted in the mental health field that many of the most common emotional and behavioral challenges facing children and adolescents can...

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Involving Families in LGBT Youth Suicide Prevention

This presentation will summarize what we know – don’t know – about the prevalence of suicide death and suicide attempts in LGBTQ populations across the...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Late Life Suicide: Prevention and Intervention

Suicide prevention in older adulthood is made challenging by the high lethality of older adults’ suicidal behavior; few survive their first attempt to harm themselves....

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

LGBT Suicide Risk: From Knowledge to Prevention

This presentation will summarize what we know – don’t know – about the prevalence of suicide death and suicide attempts in LGBTQ populations across the...