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Breaking the Silence: MHFA Training

…School of Medicine 3500 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140. This conference is focused on addressing stigma related to behavioral health within the African American community. Over 50 diverse workshops geared toward a wide variety of audiences. Behavioral health screenings will be provided to conference participants as part of Saturday's…


Mental Health First Aid

…school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The…


Get Help Now

…schools, and as a community. Our mission is to make mental health visible and a priority while working to end stigma and silence. We do this through mental health advocacy campaigns, such as Benny’s Run and Project Love, and by providing funding for mental health and suicide prevention education programs.…


The Time is Now

…school-aged youth, Provide training for school personnel and other adults who interact with school-aged youth  Detect and respond to mental health issues in children and young adults Connect children, youth, and families who may have behavioral health issues with appropriate services. Anticipated Award Amount: Up to $1.95 million/year Submission deadline:…


TRANSFORMATION: See it. Believe it.

…According to Webster’s dictionary, the definition of transformation is a complete or major change in someone's or something's appearance, form, etc.


What is Mental Health First Aid…for Youth?

…H. Jean Wright II, PsyD Director Behavioral Health and Justice-Related Services Knowing the difference between typical adolescent behavior, and behaviors that should be cause for concern can be difficult to assess for parents, family members, and for those who care for our youth.


Celebrating the Spectrum!

…Carly Banes, MSW Person First Community Based Services Coordinator Community-Based Services Development Unit, DBHIDS “I am so glad to see these conversations are happening amongst behavioral health providers.” 


The (Not So) Secret to Student Success: A Healthy Mind

…school, improving his or her mental health isn’t always the first thing that comes to mind, but it may be one of the most important factors in student success. 


Healing for Communities that Experience Violence

…Over the years, Philadelphia has implemented a number of approaches to strengthen local communities. In particular, the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) has implemented multiple programs that reach our neighborhoods— some examples include Mental Health First Aid, Faith and Spiritual Affairs, and Healing Hurt People.


Mental Health Training for Teachers

…schools.  When teachers utilize MHFA, they then build a healthier community, educational system, student body, and most importantly a healthier and de-stigmatized classroom that’s more accepting of mental health challenges.


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