Community Events

No Health Without Mental Health:

If you are concerned about rising mental health and substance use challenges in our communities and how we can come together to address them effectively, plan to attend this free event.  All are welcome—community members, health care workers or anyone with interest in developing solutions for this growing epidemic. Please pass along this invitation to any contacts who may be interested in attending or viewing online.

No Health Without Mental Health:
What’s Happening, What’s Needed and How You Can Help

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Auditorium H, DHMC or online
Resources and exhibits available starting at 4 pm
Program begins at 4:30 pm
Light refreshments will be available
More program details are listed below

Two Attendance Options:
Attend in person:  Auditorium H, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH, park in the main entrance parking lot or in the parking garage
View live online: the event can be viewed from anywhere at this link beginning at 4:30 pm on June 13th:

Pre-registration is strongly encouraged for those attending in person.
Register at:
Walk-ins are welcome if there is room.

Whether we encounter mental health and substance use challenges in the course of our work or elsewhere in our communities, we can all help make positive changes in the lives of people and families challenged by behavioral health problems.

Come learn about innovative research and clinical initiatives at Dartmouth-Hitchcock aimed at improving the care of people with behavioral health challenges and about community-based projects working to support affected individual and families. Hear what’s happening, what’s needed and what you can do to make a difference.

Speakers, topics and discussion will include, among others:
·         Opening presentation by Alan Green, MD, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry – Mental Health: The Challenge of Our Time
·         Clinical Initiatives Panel, moderated by William Torrey, MD
o   Adolescent SBIRT: Early Screening and Action to Reduce Harm, Steven Chapman, MD
o   Perinatal Addiction Treatment Program, Julie Frew, MD and Daisy Goodman, CNM, DNP, MPH
o   Emergency Room Recovery Coach Project, Janet Carroll, RN, CEN, SANE-A
o   Integrated Behavioral Health Care Initiative in Nashua and Psychiatry e-Consults, Matthew Duncan, MD
·         Research Initiatives Panel, moderated by Matthew Friedman, MD
o   Technologies to Expand and Improve Behavioral Health Care, Lisa Marsch, PhD
o   Impact and Treatment of Adolescent Cannabis Misuse, Alan Budney, PhD
o   Threats to Health Posed by Consumer Products, James Sargent, MD
o   Health Care Financing of Mental Health and Substance Use Care, Ellen Meara, PhD
·         Community Action Panel, moderated by Sally Kraft, MD, MPH
o   The NH Campaign to Change Direction, John Broderick, Former NH Supreme Court Justice
o   ALL Together – A Substance Misuse Workgroup of the Upper Valley Public Health Council, Angie Raymond Leduc
o   Medicaid’s DSRIP Waiver 1115 to Integrate Behavioral Health Into Primary Care, Peter Mason, MD
o   NAMI NH’s CONNECT Suicide Prevention Training for Young Adults, Jacqui Baker­

Tech Tuesdays at the Norman Williams Public Library, 4 pm to 6 pm

Free one-one help with technology. Computer basics; how to use an e-reader, get a free email address, download e-books and audiobooks, start a blog, learn HTML, FTP, CGI or JavaScript, Word or Excel. To set up an appointment, please contact the library at 457-2295