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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Maine Crisis Network

Maine’s statewide crisis intervention program is available 24/7 for anyone experiencing mental health concerns. This session will describe how crisis intervention works, what support services...

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Maine National Guard Suicide Programs

An overview of military culture, how this culture inhibits some from seeking intervention against suicide and other behavioral health assistance, and what are some of...

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2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

Major National Developments and County Responses


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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Military 101: An Introduction to the Structure and Culture of the Military

An overview of military culture, how this culture inhibits some from seeking intervention against suicide and other behavioral health assistance, and what are some of...

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2013 • Rx Generation

Move to Success — Brain Gym® in Action

This practical and fun workshop explained how Brain Gym® works. Beth Stoddard explained the three dimensions of intelligence that relate to three areas of the...

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2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

National Trends in Substance Use, Misuse and Disorders

Dr. Kimberly Johnson — Director of Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) — opened the meeting with...

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2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

OFFICER DOWN: Portrait of a Police Suicide

Participants will be presented with an intimate glimpse into the life and suicide death of a 19- year veteran police officer. Police culture and the...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

On the Road to Suicide Prevention — Innovation in Risk Assessment: Improving Care Delivery and Redirecting Scarce Resources

Prevention depends upon appropriate identification and screening. Dr. Posner discussed a gold-standard, innovative suicide risk screening tool. Numerous states, countries, and branches of the military...

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2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

On Well-Being


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2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

ORT-MAT-MAR


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2016 • HOPE Conference

Peer Practice: A Valuable Asset to Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care

Making peers a visible part of the behavioral health workforce has been a major achievement of the peer and recovery movement. As we move forward,...

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2016 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Postvention Support after a Suicide: Lessons Learned from Schools and Communities

When someone dies by suicide or a significant suicide attempt occurs, the people exposed to the loss can feel overwhelmed by the grief reaction that...

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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

Psychiatric Drugs: Problems and Solutions

In his book, Anatomy of an Epidemic, Robert Whitaker investigates the astonishing rise in the number of people enrolled in government disability due to mental...

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2013 • Rx Generation

Psychosocial Options First: The Heart and Soul of Change

This workshop highlighted the heart and soul of the therapeutic relationship and how to measure this alliance and the outcome of therapy with the Partners...

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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

Psychotherapy as a First Intervention

This session explored the short term benefits and risks of psychotherapy versus medication for persons diagnosed with depression, anxiety and psychosis. A research- validated early...

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2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

Recovery Oriented Systems of Care: The New Face of Health Care


Review of the Telehealth Landscape and Fundamentals of Telehealth Program Development

Slides from a presentation given by Danielle Louder and Andrew Solomon of the Northeast Telehealth Resource Center (NETRC) on June 1, 2017.

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Screening for Youth Suicide Risk in Emergency Medical Settings

This session provided a “best practices” update concerning brief screening approaches for use in emergency medical settings or other settings that serve large numbers of...

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2013 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Identification & Triage Using the Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)

Use of the C-SSRS can improve patient safety and help relieve anxiety about not having the “right questions” to ask in identifying high risk individuals....

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2014 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Sexual Violence, Slut Shaming, and Suicide Prevention

Over the last few years, media reports of teens who kill themselves because of gender-based bullying, sexual harassment, and/or sexual violence have increased. This session...