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Blog Entries - October 2012

Walden clinical and business offices closed 10/30/12; crisis hotline operational

Posted on: October 29, 2012 1:24 pm
Tags: News
Due to the safety concerns related to Hurricane Sandy's impact on our area, Walden facilities will be closed again on Tuesday, 10/30/12.  The 24 hour crisis hotline will be operating at 301-863-6661.Walden facilities impacted include Anchor (Charlotte Hall), read more …

Walden facilities will not be open Monday 10/29; hotline will be operating

Posted on: October 28, 2012 4:29 pm
Tags: News

Walden facilities in St. Mary's and Charles Counties will not be open for normal business or individual or group counseling on Monday 10/29/12 due to weather-related precautions.  Our 24 hour crisis hotline at 301-863-6661 WILL be staffed and operational.  Be safe, Southern Maryland!

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Bay Net article on Recovery Discovery Walk- please join us Saturday 10/27/12!

Posted on: October 25, 2012 10:56 am
Tags: Walden events

Please check out the Bay Net's Profile of the Recovery Discovery Walk in Leonardtown on 10/27, 8:30 a.m.!

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Facebook Depression? Mental Health On-Line

Posted on: October 12, 2012 12:32 am
Tags: Mental health, Behavioral health, Promising practices and research, Walden, Addiction
As Newsweek writer Tony Dokoupil indicates in his article iCrazy, published 7/16/12, speculation about the potentially harmful impacts of internet use are “at least as old as hyperlinks.”  Questions about the “link” between Facebook and depression read more …

Walden's Crisis & Treatment Services Honor Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted on: October 9, 2012 10:07 pm
Tags: News, Walden events, Treatment, Walden, Crisis, Domestic violence, Clotheseline project
October is Domestic Violence Awarness Month, and Walden is marking the month with several special activities.  For the entire month of October , Walden is displaying “Air It Out: the Clothesline Project” at the Lexington Park Library Art Gallery.  read more …

Walden thanks donors and partners of Southern Maryland Recovery Block Party

Posted on: October 9, 2012 9:28 pm
Tags: News, Walden events, Recovery, Drug and alcohol treatment, Walden
We sincerely thank the following donors and sponsors for their support of treatment and recovery programming at the Southern Maryland Recovery Block Party, held on September 16th, at Beacon of Hope Recovery Community Center:Leading by Example: CMI read more …

Congratulations to Walden's first Mental Health First Aid graduates!

Posted on: October 7, 2012 8:55 pm
Tags: News, Mental health, Walden, Mental health first aid
Walden congratulates the volunteers of the WARM program who completed Mental Health First Aid this week!  In this 12 hour certification course, graduates learned more about recognizing and offering a "first aid" response to individuals suffering from read more …

Walden Welcomes Psychiatrist Arlene Paden, M.D. as Medical Director

Posted on: October 7, 2012 8:38 pm
Tags: News, Mental health, Walden, Psychiatry
 Dr. Arlene Paden, M.D. joined Walden’s staff as Medical Director in September 2012. She will be providing psychiatric services to patients as well as acting as Medical Director for Walden’s emerging Community Mental Health Clinic services in Charlotte read more …

Walden Recovery Block Party article and video published

Posted on: October 7, 2012 8:09 pm
Tags: News, Walden events, Friends & alumni activities, Recovery, Samhsa, Walden
The Lexington Park Leader covered the Southern Maryland Recovery Block Party at our Beacon of Hope Recovery Community Center on Sept 16th.  To go to the article and video, go to read more …