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 www.mindyourmindproject.org
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 problems; 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
Basic information about suicide and how to help. Two hours.
- 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
Promoting Mental Wellness & Reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences
November 4-6, 2014 | Eugene, OR
- 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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