, ,

UCF Trauma Clinic Offers Virtual Series on Handling Stress

UCF RESTORES — a trauma clinic best known for helping veterans and first responders overcome PTSD — is offering an ongoing Facebook Live series starting Monday to help the public handle the stress of the current COVID-19 pandemic. “This…
, , , ,

Hot Topics: ACES, The Biggest Health Crisis You've Never Heard Of - March 11 at 11:15 AM

When: Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 11:15 AM until 1:00 PM Where: Sorosis Women's Club of Orlando 501 East Livingston Street Orlando, FL 32803 Contact(s): Membership Team Category: Hot Topic Luncheons Read more and register.
, ,

FREE Webinar: Increasing Access to Behavioral Health Resources for Military and Veteran Children and Families - March 12 at 1:30 PM

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Service Members, Veterans, and their Families (SMVF) Technical Assistance (TA) Center will host a webinar focused on increasing access to resources and supports for…
, , ,

Seminole Jail’s Innovative Addiction Treatment Program Aims to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Eva Viruet has been to rehab before. She’s also spent more nights in jail than she’d like to admit. But her time in Seminole County’s Accepting Change Through Treatment, or ACTT, program — a hybrid between inpatient…
, , ,

Introducing Veterans and Service Members to Mindfulness

In this free 90 minute webinar, participants will learn more about mindfulness-based interventions and their possible uses as adjunctive treatments to foster psychological resilience and address post-traumatic stress in Service members and Veterans.…
, , ,

Leveraging Telehealth for Justice-Involved Individuals: Expanding Access to Mental and Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Many communities are adopting telehealth as one way to address gaps in access to treatment for mental and substance use disorders for justice-involved populations. This webinar hosted by SAMHSA’s GAINS Center will present ways to incorporate…
,

Using What Works: A Review of Evidence Based Treatments for Military Populations

This webinar is part six of a six-part specialty training series Addiction Treatment in Military & Veteran Culture. When addressing the clinical concerns of service members, veterans, and their families, it is necessary for providers to…
,

UCF Medical Students Give Free Hepatitis A Shots, Medical Care to Orlando’s Homeless

For more than nine months now, a group of volunteer UCF medical students have been giving free hepatitis A shots to the homeless in Orlando. Once a month, on a Tuesday evening, they set up their portable tent and a few tables…
, ,

Diversion to What? Evidence-Based Mental Health Services that Prevent Needless Incarceration

Investing in community-based mental health services provides numerous benefits, including a reduction in law enforcement intervention and incarceration. These services also promote the integration of people with mental health disabilities into…
,

Lawmakers Call for Investigations into Wesley Chapel Psychiatric Hospital

State and federal lawmakers are asking for reviews of North Tampa Behavioral Health after the Tampa Bay Times found that it exploits patients held under the state’s mental health law. U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Palm Harbor, sent a letter…