Events & Training

MONTH NATIONAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OBSERVANCES– THEMES
JANUARY

Addiction Recovery Awareness Day
JAN 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., Georgia State Capitol, 206 Washington St SW, Atlanta, United States
https://www.gasubstanceabuse.org/addiction-recovery-awareness-day

Mental Health Day at the Capitol
Jan 23 2018 at 8:30 am, Georgia State Capitol, 206 Washington St SW, Atlanta, United States
https://allevents.in/atlanta/mental-health-day-at-the-capitol/1982485805330835

Addiction/MI Recovery
FEBRUARY

The Carter Center, Protecting Mental Health
Feb. 8, 2018, 7–8:15 p.m.
https://www.cartercenter.org/news/upcoming_events/index.html

14th Annual Unmasking Children’s Mental Health Mardi Gras Benefit Ball
Feb 13th at 6:00 pm in the Egyptian Ballroom of the Fabulous Fox Theater
http://gpsn.org/unmasking-childrens-mental-health-mardi-gras-ball

Children’s MI MI Recovery
MARCH Events TBD  
APRIL

The National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit
April 2-5, 2018 Atlanta, GA
https://vendome.swoogo.com/2018-rx-summit/

2018 NAMI Georgia Annual Conference and Meeting
April 20-21, 2018
https://namiga.org/2018-nami-georgia-annual-conference-meeting/

Mental Health America of GA, 2018 Fight the Stigma Casino Night
April 21, 2018, 6-10 pm 
http://www.mhageorgia.org/casino-night/

Addiction/MI Recovery
MAY

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day at The Capitol
May 10, 2019   8:00 am – 12:30 pm, 65 Martin Luther King Junior Drive Northwest, Atlanta GA 30303
http://gpsn.org/childrens-mental-health-awareness-day-at-the-capitol

SAMHSA National Prevention Week
May 13-19, 2018
https://www.samhsa.gov/prevention-week

National Mental Health Month 2018
http://www.whathealth.com/awareness/event/nationalmentalhealthmonth.html

Addiction/MI Recovery Children’s MI
JUNE Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia (ADACBGA) Annual Conference
June 21-22, 2018
www.adacbga.org
Addiction Recovery
JULY Minority Mental Health Month
http://nned.net/nmmham
MI Recovery
AUGUST Events TBD  
SEPTEMBER

Recovery Month
https://www.recoverymonth.gov/

World Suicide Prevention Day
September 10

MHA of GA: The 27th Annual Tee Off for Mental Health Golf Tournament
September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm 
http://www.mhageorgia.org/event/mha-of-ga-the-27th-annual-tee-off-for-mental-health-golf-tournament/

MI Recovery
OCTOBER

Brain Matters: Shame, Trauma, and Addiction
October 17-20, 2018 
https://vendome.swoogo.com/2018-Atlanta-Brain-Matters

World Mental Health Day
October 10

Addiction/MI Recovery
NOVEMBER Events TBD  
DECEMBER Events TBD  

New Rules for HCBS Service Settings and Person Centered Services & Support Training

This training provided an overview of the revised CMS rules that ensure people receiving waiver services have full access to benefits of community living and person-centered services and supports. The training also provided participants information to understand and evaluate the extent to which services comport with CMS rules.

Presentations

Handouts


Valued Vision Training – 2014

Presentations

Handouts


Quality Health and Safety Management for Nursing and Developmental Disabilities Professional

Presentations

Handouts


Quality Medication Management and Healthcare Oversight

Handouts

Anticonvulsants

Antidepressants

Atypical Antipsychotics

Enoxaparin

Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI)

Stimulant and Related Medications

Forms


Aging with Disabilities

Presentations

Handouts