Supporting Youth Recovery CRS Training Program

Philadelphia Recovery Training Center (PRTC) 520 N. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia

The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc. (The Council) will offer the Supporting Youth Recovery: Peer Paraprofessional Certificate in Supporting Youth Recovery program. Unique to this program is the enhanced version of Pennsylvania Certification Board (PCB) approved standardized Recovery Specialist (RS) Training to prepare peer paraprofessionals to include addressing the unmet behavioral health needs of children, adolescents, and young adults with a substance use disorder (SUD) and their families to provide RS to youth and young adults in recovery from a SUD and their families.

No cost for accepted students

PDPH SUPHR: Overdose Prevention and Reversal Training

*Trigger Warning*: This training involves detailed discussions of drug use, overdoses, and demonstrations on how to use Narcan. If you have any concerns, please feel free to email SUPHR staff at overdose.prevention@phila.gov This training provides background information and data on opioid use, Philadelphia's drug supply, and overdoses in our city. There is also a detailed description of how to recognize and respond to an opioid-related overdose with naloxone, or Narcan. The training is approximately 1.5 hours with an additional 15 minutes for questions. You can choose to have Narcan discreetly mailed to you after the training. We aim to prioritize our Narcan supply for those with the least access to Narcan and those most likely to witness an overdose. If you have the resources to acquire Narcan on your own, please consider going to your local pharmacy to get it.

UrStorytellers Story Telling Training

Zion Baptist Church 3600 N Broad Street, Philadelphia

Storytelling is a training facilitated by UrStorytellers in collaboration with the City of Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services (DBHIDS). This training is one of many approved prerequisites for applicants who want to become Certified Peer Specialists. Our goal is to inform the recovery and faith-based communities on how to share their stories and the importance of sharing them in community settings. This training will be 3 hrs. at length, delivered in a power point format, and interactive activities enhance this training. After the training, all participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Free

Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group [ Online / By Phone ] – Methodist Hospital

The Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group seeks to help loss survivors cope, connect, and work toward healing. Trained group facilitators are suicide loss survivors who know firsthand how difficult it can be to find your way after losing someone to suicide. The group is open to anyone 18 years or older who is grieving a loss due to suicide. The group is free and confidential. For more information, please contact philadelphiasptf@phila.gov COVID19 Update: We want to prioritize your health and safety while still offering our support in your grief. In response to the social distancing guidance from the Center for Disease Control, we hosting support groups online and by phone. Second Wednesday of each month, 7pm (previously held at Methodist Hospital) Join the Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 873 0275 6074 Password: 475418 Dial In: (646) 931-3860 and enter Meeting ID: 87302756074#

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