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POSTPONED: Older Adult Mental Health First Aid @ Merakey

May 13 @ 8:30 am - May 14 @ 1:00 pm
Merakey, 27 E. Mt. Airy Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19119
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The Mental Health First Aid for Older Adults and Those with Later-Life Issues module builds upon the effectiveness of the standard Mental Health First Aid curriculum by focusing on older adults and the gaining population. Mental illness and aging can often be a double stigma. According to the National Council on Aging, there are more than 6 […]

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1:00 pm

Supporting Families Impacted by Mental Health Problems, Substance Abuse, and Trauma

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online Event, https://forms.gle/bnw6hUAXgvxmZHvcA
Philadelphia, PA 19114
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SPPC Director, Brandi J. Wardlow will discuss the development of the brain, stress and its effects on children and families, an outline of SAMSHA’s Strategic Prevention Framework in addressing substance abuse, trauma and mental health and the identification of ways to support diverse populations. Please note this session will be online. Participants must complete the […]

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Opioid and Alcohol Misuse: The Risk of Suicide – Webinar

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar will discuss how, and to what extent, opioids and alcohol are connected to suicide risk. It will also cover identified evidence-based substance use prevention programs that also address risk of suicide, and what potential opportunities for further collaborations may exist.

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1:30 pm

Supporting Employees During Times of Job and Financial Insecurity

May 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

As we’re all no doubt frustrated by the now well-worn phrase “these uncertain times,” the fact remains that there is no truer description for our current circumstances. And the biggest problem with uncertainty is unquestionably the range of insecurities that come along with it – most specifically related to job and financial concerns. As leaders […]

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2:00 pm

Mobilizing the Hispano/Latino Faith Community in Substance Abuse Prevention – Webinar

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This presentation will provide a clear understanding of the disproportionate impact substance abuse has on the Hispano/Latino populations. The role the faith community has to play is an integral part of a successful prevention program in a community.

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3:00 pm

RENT LIKE A BOSS: Tenants Rights and Lead Law Workshop

May 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Zoom, https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84781647201
Philadelphia, PA 19134
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Join NKCDC for a tenant rights & lead law workshop with The Legal Clinic for the Disabled. Learn how to advocate for yourself as a renter and the laws that protect you: - Health and safety issues - Repair issues - Illegal lockout - Discrimination - Lead in your home

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4:00 pm

The School Leader Series Part 2: Re-entry – Planning Ahead for Coming Back Together – Webinar

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This webinar series is focused on the role of the school leader in creating and maintaining a positive climate and culture virtually during the global pandemic and in the building upon the return to school. Part 3: (June 4th) Discussion - LIVE Q & A with series presenters and guest school leaders.

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Emerging Issues in the Coronavirus Pandemic

May 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A webinar series hosted by Drexel University, Dornsife School of Public Health This webinar will broadly discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic could have consequences for the mental health of populations and will detail government and health system responses to these consequences in Philadelphia.  

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6:00 pm

Virtual Family Game Night

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online Event, https://forms.gle/UHczycLnVUBYchei8
Philadelphia, PA 19114
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Connect, De-Stress and Hang-out! Join us on May 14th to have a family game night. All ages invited to share in this time of fun and joy. Did someone say prizes? Join us and find out! Please note this session will be online. Participants must complete the form to receive the access code for the […]

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Navigating Risk of Suicide in the Context of Substance Misuse: Best Practices for Supporting Youth and Young Adults – Webinar

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This panel discussion will highlight real world intersections of substance misuse prevention and mental health best practices to reduce risk of suicide among youth and young adults. The webinar examines shared risk and protective factors for vulnerable populations, outlines college campus programs for behavioral health, and explores a state systems approach to advancing the capacity […]

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7:00 pm

Panel: Mental Health Impact of Pandemic-Related Racism

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Communities of people in the United States are experiencing ignorance-fueled hate speech, prejudice, and in some cases, violence around the pandemic. On top of the fear and anxiety that is nearly ubiquitous around the virus itself, these communities are facing fear and anxiety with the rampant spread of misinformation, perpetuating racism on a macro scale. […]

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