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The Dialogue eNewsletter

October 2013

The Health Insurance Marketplace is now Open


Click here to learn more about your options, or enroll in a plan that covers essential benefits and pre-existing conditions.

What's New with the DSM 5?

Special guest author Jerilyn Sweitzer takes a look at the changes in the updated Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the "bible of psychiatry". This upgrade was 14 years in the making, and sorely needed due to many new discoveries in the fields of neurology, genetics, and human behavior.  Read more here . . .

Tips for Talking with Your Patients About Their New Health Coverage Options.  

Health care providers touch the lives of uninsured individuals and families daily and are a trusted source of information for their patients. Providers and their staff can be an excellent resource in educating their uninsured patients about the new health insurance marketplace and expanded Medicaid coverage. Click here to read these useful tips from Enroll America.

Film Review


No Kidding! Me 2!! Is both the title of a film and the non-profit organization behind it that are dedicated to “stomping the stigma” surrounding mental “dis-ease”. Click here to read the complete review and see the trailer.
LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
West Virginia Viral Hepatitis Summit
October 4, 2013
Charleston, WV

5.5 CEUS available

Treatment Planning Training
October 4 or 11, 2013
Washington, DC

6 Contact Hours available

Recovery Plan Development
October 4, 2013
Hagerstown, MD

6 CEUS available


Addiction Health Services Research Conference
October 23 – 25, 2013
Portland, OR
 
Recovery Plan Development
October 25, 2013
Cambridge, MD

6 CEUS available


American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) National Conference
November 9 – 13, 2013
Philadelphia, PA 
 
Behavioral Health Conference on Tobacco Cessation 
May 19-20, 2014
Bethesda, MD

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