Welcome to participants of the 2014 National Conference on Problem Gambling! We hope you had a great conference experience. Following are presentations from Julie Hynes. Below are the slides (with clickable links included for all references) as well as handouts. Keep in mind that these presentations are Creative Commons copyrighted, so please do contact us for materials. […]
Featured Event 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 […]
Goal To facilitate community efforts to promote mental health and prevent suicide in Lane County. 2014 Objectives Identify Lane County suicide prevention, screening, assessment and referral services Promote coordination and awareness of mental health promotion and suicide prevention resources Increase opportunities for provider and public mental health promotion and suicide prevention education Implement public educational […]
See also: Suicide Prevention Data/Research From the information sheet (SAMHSA): About one in five adults (ages 18 and older) has a diagnosable mental disorder. (National Institute of Mental Health) Mental illnesses are more common than cancer, diabetes, or heart disease. (U.S. Surgeon General’s Report) Mental illnesses can affect persons of any age, income, race, religion, […]
Mental health issues affect a person’s physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. They are not causes by poor decisions or bad habits and they are treatable. There are many different types of treatments such as medication, rehabilitation, psychotherapy, group therapy, self-help of a combination of these. They type of treatment that works best is dependent on the person.
You are not alone, nor to blame. Resources are available for you or someone you know. Resources in English and Spanish: from Postpartum Support International | postpartum.net Support for Postpartum Depression, Anxiety & Stress, and Infant Loss during Pregnancy or after Birth | Fourth-Trimester.com WellMama, Inc.| www.wellmamaoregon.com Additional resources are located on our links page.