The DBHDS Behavioral Health Wellness Office is responsible for promoting behavioral health wellness through a comprehensive array of strategies proven to reduce substance abuse and promote mental health. Substance abuse and mental illness share some common risk and protective factors. As a result of reducing risk factors and increasing protective factors for substance abuse, not only will substance abuse prevalence consumption and related consequences be reduced, but prevention of mental illness may be impacted as well.

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    In General
    The next SAPST will be available on the following dates: 11/30/21, 12/2/21, 12/7/21, 12/9/21 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.   To sign up for this training, please register at:   As with all Central East PTTC events, this training is free of charge. The […]
  • PBPS Version 3 Data Preparation Instructions
    In General
    Greetings CSBs! As mentioned in the last announcement, we are very excited about PBPS v3! Our transition period was previously set to start on October 18th but will now commence on Friday October 22nd. The current PBPS system will be offline as of 5pm Friday October 22, 2021.  CPGSI will migrate […]
  • Online Ethics Now Available!
    In Conference/Training
    October 2021 ONLINE COURSE: Ethics in Prevention: A Guide for Substance Abuse Prevention Practitioners DATE: October 18-29, 2021 As substance misuse prevention professionals, we regularly face situations that require us to make ethical decisions. Often it is clear how to act ethically; sometimes it […]
  • Gambling Resources
    In General
    If you are looking for a place to find out about various trainings, conferences and webinars on problem gambling and gaming, bookmark this link to NCPG training calendar: If you are on facebook, the NCPG prevention committee has a facebook page you may want to […]
  • Behavioral Health Equity Training & TA
    In General
    Hi Everyone, As I prepare for next year’s mental health block grant, I wanted to check in with prevention staff to hear what requests you may have to support behavioral health equity in your communities. Here are some of the activities I am planning on for the next fiscal year: Return of the […]


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