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2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

Conference to discuss possible connection between opiate addiction, mental health

A brief article and video about the conference from WCSH-6. AUGUSTA, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — People working in both the mental health and substance abuse...

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2012 • Alternatives to Medication

Conflict of Interest in Health Care

Frank Chessa discussed the recent media, regulatory and political attention to conflicts of interest among clinicians and the allegation that these influence treatment choices. He...

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2016 • HOPE Conference

Connecting through Compassionate Conversations

Learning how to speak and listen with compassion and empathy has the potential to make a dramatic difference in relationships and interactions. The basis of...

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2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

Considerations for Incorporating “Well-Being” in Public Policy for Workers and Workplaces

Action to address workforce functioning and productivity requires a broader approach than the traditional scope of occupational safety and health. Focus on “well-being” may be...

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2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

Consultancy Process


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2011 • Complexities of Trauma

Coping, Cutting and Control: Listening to Voices of Youth and Their Advice to Professionals

From the C4 breakout session led by Pat McKenzie, LCSW.

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2012 • The Assessment and Clinical Management of Suicidal Clients

Core Competencies in Suicide Risk Assessment and Management: Implications for Supervision

Training and Education in Professional Psychology 2008, Vol. 2, No. 4, 219–228

COSII Universal Mental Health & Substance Abuse Psychosocial Assessment

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2012 • The Assessment and Clinical Management of Suicidal Clients

Countertransference Hate in the Treatment of Suicidal Patients

From Arch Gen Psychiatry Vol 30, May 1974

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2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

County Census Data


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2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps


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2016 • Integrating Tobacco Treatment

Creating a Realistic Checklist — Revised with Input from Workshop Participants

This program featured various local experts who are addressing tobacco policy, treatment of co-occurring conditions, best practice assessments and treatment plans. Participants also learned from...

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2016 • HOPE Conference

Creating and Promoting Crisis Alternatives

In this interactive workshop, participants will examine the leading crisis alternatives in the world and how we can better promote these existing alternatives. We will...

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2012 • Making it Work: Implementing Seeking Safety

Creating Trauma-Informed Correctional Care: A Balance of Goals and Environment

From the European Journal of Psychotraumatology 2012.

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2015 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Creative Pathways to Resilience: Restorative Interventions for Children, Adults, and Families Coping with Suicide Bereavement

A death by suicide is often traumatic and complicated for those left behind. Suicide loss puts the bereaved at a higher risk for developing a...

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2015 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Creative Pathways to Resilience References/Bibliography

A death by suicide is often traumatic and complicated for those left behind. Suicide loss puts the bereaved at a higher risk for developing a...

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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...

David Mee-Lee’s Tips and Topics

David Mee-Lee, MD is a leading expert in co-occurring substance use and mental disorders. His monthly blog, “Tips and Topics,” explores subjects and solutions drawn...

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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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