Resources


Conference Materials

2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

Behavioral Health Matters to Counties


Conference Materials

2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

Building Capacity to Embrace Co-Occurring Practice in the MaineCare Behavioral Health Home


Conference Materials

2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

Carefully Crafting Consensus on Mental Health Legislation


CHADD — The National Resource on ADHD

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) was founded in 1987 in response to the frustration and sense of isolation experienced by parents and their...

Conference Materials

2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

CMS Letter: New Service Delivery Opportunities for Individuals with a Substance Use Disorder


Co-Occurring Disorders | SAMHSA

SAMHSA’s page on co-occurring disorders.

Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Trainer’s Manual

The trainer’s manual is a basic curriculum on co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. The course covers twelve core competency content areas, each divided...

Conference Materials

2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

College Mental Health/USM Cares Suicide Prevention Program: Understanding, Responding, Connecting

This workshop will review the current status of college mental health and discuss the USM Cares Suicide Prevention program at the University of Southern Maine....

Conference Materials

2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI 2015)


Conference Materials

2015 • Annual Membership Meeting

Complex Needs, Tough Cases: Essential Elements for Responding to People with Mental Illnesses at the Pretrial Stage


Conference Materials

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...

Conference Materials

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...

Conference Materials

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.

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...

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

DBSA envisions wellness for people who live with depression and bipolar disorder. Their website has educational and treatment resources for peers and providers, as well...

Disaster Distress Helpline | SAMHSA

Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline provides crisis counseling and support to people...

Conference Materials

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....

Conference Materials

2017 • Annual Membership Meeting

Drug treatment need urgent but seems ‘overwhelming,’ federal official says

An article about and photos of the conference in the Kennebec Journal, March 1, 2017 Kimberly Johnson, the director of the federal Center for Substance...

Conference Materials

2015 • DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care | Part I

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care — a full-day workshop in four sections, presented by David V. Mays, MD, PhD, on...

Conference Materials

2015 • DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care | Part II-a

DSM-X: A Look into the Future of Behavioral Health Care — a full-day workshop in four sections, presented by David V. Mays, MD, PhD, on...