SUMHI Upcoming and Recent News and Events

This page includes upcoming and recent news and events that are related to the Substance Use and Mental Health Initiative (SUMHI).

Read about our past news and events

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Trainings:

Health Equity Strategies for LGBTQ+ Youth

A three part series in September. Participants will gain insight into the lived experiences of LGBTQ+ youth in Vermont, expand their knowledge, skills, and resources for supporting youth, and explore substance use prevention strategies to improve health outcomes in this marginalized population. There is no cost to attend through a grant from the Vermont Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs (ADAP).

8th Annual VT Suicide Prevention Symposium

August 4th, 2021

Register here 

Resilience in Prevention: Opportunities to Adapt & Build for a Stronger Tomorrow

August 24-26, 2021

Click here for more information and to learn how to register

Cornerstone Webinar Series: Current Cannabis Trends and Impacts

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm.

Informational flyer (PDF)

NADAAC offering the Advancing Awareness in LGBTQ Care Series (

June – September 2021

Webinars will also be available on NADAAC’s on-demand library

Making the Connection: Exploring the Intersectionality of Social Justice and Addiction Care

September 9-11, 2021

The Addiction Research & Clinical Health Symposium  aims to identify, discuss, and review information and strategies that promote evidence-based integrated addiction services with emphasis on social justice and equity-based addiction services across the care spectrum.

Save the date: Substance Misuse Prevention (SMP) Conference

October 4, 2021

The Power of Prevention. Celebrating partnerships to prevent and reduce substance misuse.

Download the Save the Date Flyer (PDF)

Save the Date: 18th Annual NH Suicide Prevention Conference

November 3rd & 4th

Informational flyer (PDF)

National Conference on Addiction Disorders

November 19-21, 2021

Join this conference to discuss patient care strategies, connect and engage with national and influential leaders, and take away critical knowledge to address the significant changes in addiction treatment.