Mental Health Promotion

Mind Your Mind Month

| May 26, 2015
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May was Lane County’s “Mind Your Mind Month.” Thank you for helping make this first-ever Mind Your Month Month a success!

We can still celebrate minding our minds all year long, because mental wellness matters!  For details, go to


Mental Health Promotion & Suicide Prevention Trainings

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA):

Eight-hour training to help the public identify, understand and respond to signs of various mental health prmhfaoblems; 12 Human Resource Management credits

In this course, you will learn:

      • The potential warning signs and risk factors for a range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, eating disorders, substance use, and self-injury
      • A 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect to professional care
      • Resources available to help someone with a mental health problem


qprQPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) for Suicide Prevention

Basic information about suicide and how to help.  Two hours.

QPR covers:

      • Common myths and facts about suicide
      • Warning signs & risk factors of suicide
      • Tips for asking the suicide question
      • How to persuade suicidal individuals to get help
      • Ways of referring at-risk people to resources

Making Connections:
Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences

November 4-6, 2014 | Eugene, OR

Conference goals:

    • Increase understanding about mental wellness: the connection to our overall health
    • Learn about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): the cutting-edge research, impacts on adult health, and effective strategies to reduce ACEs
    • Reflect on our work
      • Apply the science behind what we know is effective
      • Develop new strategies
      • Enhance current approaches

To view presentations from the conference, go to:   Connections Conference


Upcoming trainings will be posted here once they are scheduled.   


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