We encourage you to support events in your local communities to help raise awareness and increase knowledge about the benefits of services and supports for behavioral health challenges and intellectual and developmental disabilities.

We're happy to post information about events, support groups, and training that are relevant to our mission and the people we serve.  Please send details about events in your community to and we’ll post them if they meet our web content criteria. 


Integrated Care Efforts = Successful Outcomes For Member Health
Part I

  • Overview of data about individuals with behavioral health and/or IDD with accessing public assistance programs.
  • Outline regulatory authorities, categories of aid, and policy direction of public assistance services, and more

While the training is offered free of charge, it is only available to providers in our network. *Application has been made for CEUs. Contact hours will be given upon completion of an evaluation form.

More information
To register

Upcoming Events

Check out what's happening in the counties we serve.

Apr 22, 2018

NC TIDE Spring 2018 Conference

NC TIDE has successfully completed over 81 conferences and trained thousands of individuals in the behavioral healthcare industry. Participants can register to attend 1, 2, or 3 days. All conference attendees receive a complimentary membership which is included in the fee.

Apr 23, 2018

The ASAM Criteria Skill Building Two-Day Training

EAHEC: The ASAM Criteria Skill Building Two-Day Training

This two-day, application-focused training provides participants with an in-depth look at the theoretical foundations of the ASAM Criteria, including clinically driven services, biopsychosocial assessment, the six dimensions, continued stay and transfer/discharge criteria.

More information and register

Apr 23, 2018

Child Community Collaborative - Tyrrell County

For more information, contact:

Chinita Vaughan
System of Care Coordinator

Apr 24, 2018

Making Medication-assisted Treatment More Meaningful: Using Evidence-based Practices to Promote Recovery

This workshop will focus on how to use the evidence-based practices of motivational interviewing, Interactive Journaling®, cognitive behavioral treatment and the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change to broaden treatment beyond the “bio” (as in biopsychosocial) administration of the medication.

See all details and register HERE

Apr 24, 2018

Child Community Collaborative - Tri-County (Brunswick, New Hanover & Pender)

For more information, contact:

Amy Horgan, MSW LCSW
System of Care Coordinator

Apr 24, 2018

NAMI Wilmington Family to Family

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. It is a designated evidenced-based program.

More information HERE

To register

Apr 26, 2018

Enhancing Knowledge and Skills in Adult Mental Health

This annual conference continues its tradition of providing quality training to mental health and human service professionals serving adult clients and their families. 

Apr 26, 2018

Community Support Team (CST)

The Division of Medical Assistance (DMA), in collaboration with the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services (DMH/DD/SAS), is seeking stakeholder input on the Community Support Team Policy. Your feedback is essential in helping us know what is working well and what recommendations should be considered moving forward.

See details and register HERE

Apr 28, 2018

8th Annual Coastal NC Run/Walk for Autism

The Coastal NC Run/Walk for Autism will have something for everyone! Join us for the 5K competitive race, the 5K non-competitive run, or the kids' dash at Mayfaire Town Center in Wilmington, NC. The family-friendly event will also offer a children's play area, music, and a resource fair. Come be a part of our community for this fun day!

Apr 28, 2018

Medication Disposal Event

All medications, syringes and other sharps will be accepted.

Drop-Off Counties

  • Duplin
  • Pender
  • Brunswick
  • Onslow
  • Columbus
  • New Hanover

For more information, contact Iris Baker at 910.667.8297 or email

See details  HERE

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