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The Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency is looking for qualified individuals to provide training opportunities for possible future training events.  Specifically, professionals who could provide teaching experiences in the areas of Case Management,  Healthy Cooking/ Healthy Eating Habits, treating adolescents with co-occurring disorders, health issues for the aging Behavioral Health population and early childhood Behavioral Health issues/treatment.  Some trainings will require educational credentials for the allowance of CEU’s for licensed Psychologists, Social Workers and LCPCs.  Please send information to: mhaaac@aol.com.  


Kevin Hines Presents: The Art of Wellness for First Responders and Clinicians

Thursday March 11th, 2021
5:30 PM-7:00 PM

This is the first in a series of presentations to raise awareness for suicide prevention featuring Kevin Hines.

He is a best selling author, global public speaker, and award winning documentary filmmaker. In the Year 2000, Kevin attempted to take his life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge. His compelling story has touched diverse, global audiences within colleges, high schools, corporations, clergy, military, clinicians, health and medical communities, law enforcement organizations, more.

This event will focus on first responders and clinicians, and will include a Q & A with AACMHA's Lt. Steven Thomas and Jennifer Corbin.

To view the flyer, click here


Sponsored by: Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency, Anne Arundel County Department of Health, Mid Shore Behavioral Health, Channel Marker, and Maryland Behavioral Health Administration
Price: Free


Posted: 02/11/2021

Co-Occurring Disorders: Ethics Live Virtual Training

Co-Occurring Disorders: Ethics Person-Centered Approach

Friday, March 12. 2021
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
3 NAADAC Contact Hours

Learning objectives include:

  • Interpretation of selected sections of ethical codes (NASW, ACA, NAADAC, etc.)
  • Interpreting state and federal laws related to the provision of behavioral health services
  • Discuss major ethical/legal principles and issues
  • Identifying and utilizing at least 2 ethical decision-making frameworks

Presenter: Anthony Estreet, PhD, LCSW-C, LCADC

For more information or to register, click here

This training is appropriate for all persons who interact with patients or clients, which may include staff, reception area personell, drivers, maintenance staff and professional staff.

Sponsored by: Central East ATTC (Addiction Technology Transfer Central Network) and AACMHA
Price: Free


Posted: 02/24/2021

Recovery Centers of America Harm Reduction in a Clinical Setting Webinar

Harm Reduction in a Clinical Setting

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021
9:00 AM-11:00 AM
2 NBCC Credit Hours

Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to incorporate realistic expectations and educate clients on effective ways to stay as safe as possible in the event of a recurrence of use 
  • Participants will be able to identify useful harm reduction tools when discharge planning in all levels of care.
  • Participants will be able to identify Harm Reduction techniques that are being advanced today.


Nicole Bixler, LCSW, LCADC, has over eight years of experience in the substance use treatment field working with adolescents and adults.

Sponsored by: Recovery Centers of America
Price: Free

Recovery Centers of America at 1-877-493-7942


Posted: 02/01/2021

Suicide Prevention Resources 

Hotlines for families and youth

Call 911 for immediate assistance in any emergency

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

2-1-1 Maryland
Dial 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

National Suicide Prevention Hotlines

1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Student Safety Hotline
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline
Text: "TalkWithUs" to 66746

Physician Support Line
Monday – Friday: 8AM - 3AM ET
Saturday – Sunday: 8AM - 3AM ET

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