Webcast: The Social Services System: Supporting Treatment and Recovery for Individuals and Families
August 5, 2009
This Center for Substance Abuse Treatment webcast will examine ways in which social services effectively deliver assistance – via foster care, housing, job training, medical care, and veteran support, for example – to the children and families of people with substance use disorders. The webcast will also offer tips on how to improve cooperation with other sectors of society.
National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media 2009
August 11-13, 2009, Atlanta, Georgia
SAMHSA is joining with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to sponsor the 2009 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media. SAMHSA’s goal for co-sponsoring the conference is to increase the visibility and presence of mental health and substance abuse service delivery organizations, providers, and advocates, and to leverage the new media environment to address the needs of people with or at risk for substance use and mental disorders.
National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month (Recovery Month)
The Recovery Month observance highlights the societal benefits of substance abuse treatment, lauds the contributions of treatment providers and promotes the message that recovery from substance abuse in all its forms is possible. The observance also encourages citizens to take action to help expand and improve the availability of effective substance abuse treatment for those in need.
Toolkit now available: http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Recovery-Month-Kit.aspx