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Behavioral Health and Suicidality in the Veteran Population

In honor of September as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, the September 26th meeting of the Montgomery County Veterans Collaborative will feature a special presentation: Behavioral Health and Suicidality in the Veteran Population, presented by David Galloway, Western MD Regional Resource Coordinator for Maryland's Commitment to Veterans. Wednesday, September 26th from 2:00-4:00pm in Rockville, MD.

Thank You for Your Service Documentary Screening

Join Hospice of Frederick County on Wednesday, 10/17 from 6 to 8 P.M. for a screening of "Thank You For Your Service", a powerful 2015 documentary by Tom Donahue that takes aim at the flawed mental health policies within the U.S. Military. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion of community mental health resources. This is a free event but space is limited and registration is recommended.

Suicide, Grief and Trauma: Supporting Veterans and Families of the Fallen Webinar – Sept 19

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) will be holding a live webinar about Suicide, Grief, and Trauma, Supporting Veterans and Families of the Fallen on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, from 12:00PM to 1:00PM EDT.  The webinar is free.  A continuing education certificate is available for $25.00.

DC VA Mental Health Summit – Register Today!

The Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold its Mental Health Summit 2018 on Tuesday, September 18 at 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The summit will be hosted by the DC Mayor's Office of Veteran Affairs and held at the Old Council Chambers (near the Judiciary Square Metro Station), 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001. This year’s theme is “Healing Trauma: A Unified Front”. The summit is being held to bring together key stakeholders, veterans and community partners to enhance access to mental health services as well as address the mental health needs of Veterans and their family members residing in DC, MD and VA. This is a free event. Space is limited and registration is required.

SAMHSA Webinar on Traumatic Brain Injury – Aug 28

SAMHSA’s Service Members, Veterans, and their Families Technical Assistance Center Presents: Traumatic Brain Injury Among Service Members and Veterans: What Behavioral Health Providers, Families and Peers Should Know. Date: August 28, 2018. Time: 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. ET. Via webinar.

Nutrition Lunch & Learn Workshop

Hosted by the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic. Bring your lunch and join an in-store nutritionist at Giant for a nutrition workshop. Tuesday, September 11, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 1:00PM at Easterseals in Silver Spring, MD. Registration is required.

Cisco Veteran Cyber Training Program

Cisco in partnership with Onward to Opportunity are offering free online CCNA Cyber Ops and CCNA Security training. Open to Veterans, Transitioning Service members, Guard, Reserves and Spouses. Participants are preferably located in VA or NC. Deadline to apply is Aug 2.

Veterans Curation Program Open House

The Alexandria Veterans Curation Program provides vocational rehabilitation and innovative training to recently separated veterans using archaeological collections administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Join them for an open house on July 31st from 10am - 2pm to learn more about the program.

Martinsburg VA Mental Health Summit

This year's Martinsburg VA Medial Center Mental Health Summit will take place in Shepherdstown, WV on Tuesday, August 21 from 8:30am - 3:30pm. This is a free event and open to the public. RSVP required. There is also table space available to organizations who would like to display program information at the event.

Webinar: Substance Use Disorders in the Zero Suicide Framework

Zero Suicide webinar: Tuesday July 10th, 2018 from 3:30 - 5:00 PM ET. This webinar will highlight innovative ways that health and behavioral health care organizations are changing organizational practices and providing improved care for patients with substance abuse disorders who are at heightened risk for overdose and suicide. Registration is required.

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