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Happy 40th Birthday, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services!

On October 17, 1979, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was established and differentiated from the pre-existing Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. In recognition of HHS's 40th birthday, we at the South Southwest MHTTC are celebrating our collaborations with the federal, state, and local Health and Human Services Commissions.

 

Happy Birthday, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, from all of your friends at the South Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center!

 

Why We Need to Talk More About Mental Health in Graduate School

August 2019

In this article written in The Chronicle of Higher Education, the author describes the challenges of graduate school and the need to address student mental health in higher education. The article offers advice for graduate students, for advisers, and for the institutions. Read the full article, Why We Need to Talk More About Mental Health in Graduate School.

Amazon Smart Speaker Skill

If you own an Amazon smart speaker, like the Echo or Echo Dot, you can listen to Mid-America P. T. T. C. Podcast.

 

First, you need to enable our Skill. Here are easy ways you can do that:

Say, “Alexa, enable the Mid-America P. T. T. C. Podcast Skill”

or

Visit the Skills section of your Alexa Smartphone App and search for Mid-America P. T. T. C. Podcast.

Click “Enable.”

 

After you have enabled the Skill, listen by saying 

"Alexa, open Mid America P. T. T. C."

SAMHSA Webinar: The Intersection of Domestic Violence, Mental Health, and Substance Use

While it has long been recognized that domestic violence can have significant mental health and substance use-related effects, the lack of collaboration between systems often leave survivors and their families without ways to address both safety and recovery needs.

SAMHSA Webinar, Oct.16: Domestic Violence, Substance Use, and Mental Health: Research, Resources, and Recommendations

While it has long been recognized that domestic violence can have significant mental health and substance use-related effects, the lack of collaboration between systems often leave survivors and their families without ways to address both safety and recovery needs.

Integrating Primary & Behavioral Health Care Through the Lens of Prevention National Conference

Great Lakes PTTC to Present at IPBHC National Conference

Chuck Klevgaard, Prevention Manager for the Great Lakes PTTC, will be among the presenters at the Integrating Primary and Behavioral Healthcare Through the Lens of Prevention National Conference, scheduled for November 13-15, 2019, in New Orleans.