– SMA Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. (SMA) is pleased to announce that

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Johnson & Johnson

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University of South Florida - Medicaid Drug Therapy Program

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Help Your Patients
Quit Smoking

If your patients are ready to take the next step in quitting, refer them to Florida’s free and evidence-based resources.

Visit the website here.



Tobacco Free Florida and the FSU College of Medicine are working to expand access to treatment for tobacco dependency to people with mental health and substance abuse disorders. These individuals have significantly higher tobacco use prevalence rates compared to the general population, experience stronger withdrawal symptoms, and are less likely to have stopped smoking over their lifetime. Like other smokers, smokers with mental illness ARE interested in quitting and are able to quit when supported with evidence-based treatments. If you would like information about helping your clientele quit tobacco, please contact Andrée Aubrey at FSU College of Medicine at 850-645-6439 or andree.aubrey@med.fsu.edu. There are many resources available to you including scholarships for staff training, technical assistance with incorporating services at your site and other resources to support a tobacco project.

Visit the website here.

News

Sponsorships Available!
2015 Florida's Premier Behavioral Health Annual Conference Annual Conference
For information email Carlee Reynolds here.

Download the marketing prospectus here.
(7.13.15)

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Stewart Marchman-Act Foundation receives $50k donation from Volusia County Sheriiff's office.
The 17th annual event held 7/2 honored Judge Joseph G. Will who presides over adult drug court in Daytona Beach and DeLand, and also hears Baker and Marchman Act cases.
Click here for more information.

(7.13.15)

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National Council Announces Eight New Board Members.
Congratulations to Steve Ronik, CEO of Henderson Behavioral Health to elected position by members.
(6.19.15)

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Mike Hansen visits with Mario Jardon.
Mike paid a visit to the Citrus Health Network facilities Monday, 6/15/15.
(6.17.15)

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Pinellas behavioral health programs recommended for over a million in funding.
Pinellas County Commission’s Behavioral Health Pilot Program, and two related programs, were quietly recommended for over a million dollars worth of funding by the Commission at its June 4 budget session — the final budget session before the start of the 2016 fiscal year.
Read the entire story here.
(6.9.15)

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Four more Reality House clients have successfully completed exams for their American Culinary Federation Certification!
SMA Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. (SMA) is pleased to announce that four more Reality House clients, inmates serving the remaining part of their jail sentence, have successfully completed the written and practical exams for their American Culinary Federation Certification and have earned their culinary certifications, bringing the total to 18 certifications in less than a year and a half.
Review details here.
(6.9.15)

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New Horizons of the Treasure Coast is in the Spotlight!
This month, New Horizons of the Treasure Coast will be attending the 2nd annual Zero Suicide Academy in Washington, DC. In collaboration with the Florida Linking Individuals Needing Care (LINC) project, New Horizons submitted an application to participate in a 2-day, intensive training to learn best-practice strategies and tools to improve care and outcomes for suicide prevention and care for individuals at-risk of suicide. New Horizons is the only behavioral health agency that was selected to represent the State of Florida!
Review the 2015 Zero Suicide Academy participant list here.
(6.4.15)


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