domingo, 26 de agosto de 2012

SAMHSA Headlines: SAMHSA Showcases Behavioral Health at 2012 Voice Awards

Metta World Peace of the Los Angeles Lakers and screenwriter and producer Shonda Rhimes were among those recognized at this year’s Voice Awards.
A new SAMHSA report shows significant differences in demographics and abuse patterns of substance abuse treatment admissions in rural versus urban communities.
Voice Awards
A SAMHSA report shows 23.1 percent of all admissions reported the abuse of alcohol and one other drug, and 14.1 percent reported the abuse of alcohol and two or more drugs.
The grant will improve health care outcomes by increasing the number of culturally competent mental health and substance abuse counselors available in the public and private nonprofit service sectors.
The grants are being provided under the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Act, which provides authorization and funding for grants fostering youth suicide prevention efforts.

Watch the discussion on the Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) Director's Report, implementing SAMHSA's Theory of Change, and more.
This webinar will provide health care clinicians and staff working in primary care settings with an update on the disease of addiction and advances in the treatment and recovery processes.
Register to share knowledge and learn about innovative peer-delivered services, tools for mental health recovery, and systems change. Location: Portland, Oregon.

Watch for the release of SAMHSA's new National Survey on Drug Use and Health in September!

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