As the holiday season approaches, celebrations, traditions, and gatherings with family and friends may look different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, this may mean learning new ways of celebrating the upcoming holidays with loved ones (e.g. … Read More
The mission of behavioral health disaster response is to assist individuals in coping with the immediate psychological aftermath of the disaster, mitigate additional stress and psychological harm, and to promote the development of resilience techniques and coping strategies that individuals, responders and communities may be able to utilize throughout recovery.
The Maine Disaster Behavioral Health Response Team (DBHRT) needs more members to fully represent the communities where you live. Sign up and share your skills and community knowledge to help all Maine residents. Help safeguard Maine by becoming a volunteer.
The Dialogue is a quarterly e-newsletter that provides practical and down-to-earth information for disaster behavioral health coordinators, local service providers, federal agencies, and nongovernmental organizations. You can subscribe to the newsletter or contact the SAMHSA Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) … Read More
AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc. is seeking to hire a highly-motivated and experienced Medical Volunteer Coordinator in Augusta, ME. This full-time, salaried, position will work on our contract for the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Maine … Read More
Sponsored by the Northeast and Caribbean MHTTC, this webinar explores the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health and substance use treatment practitioners. It presents tools to assess distress and wellness, signs of distress and burnout, and strategies to … Read More
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Learn about the behavioral health impact of disasters on individuals and communities.
Preparing emergency kits for your family is an important step in keeping them safe and healthy during a disaster.