Addressing Trauma, Preventing Violence: A Briefing for Faith Leaders

Online - Zoom

Is escalating violence in our city a response to trauma? Join the Office of Faith-Based and Interfaith Affairs and the Faith and Spiritual Affairs Initiative of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services for a conversation about how houses of worship can become well-equipped to address the effects of trauma in our communities.


UrStorytellers Annual Serve the Community Dinner

Community Center at Visitation 2646 Kensington Ave, Philadelphia

We are in collaboration with the Center at Visitation to serve the community a family dinner. During this event there will be resources, activities and giveaways.


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

The Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group is a group 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, confidential, and meets the second Wednesday of each month. For more information, please contact 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 will host support groups online and by phone. Third Thursday of each month, 7pm (previously held at DBHIDS) Join the Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 838 0849 1956 Password: 512192 Dial In: (646) 931-3860 and enter Meeting ID: 83808491956#

UrStorytellers Storytelling Training (In Person)

Transformation to Recovery (TTR) Christ Church of South Philly 229 Moore Street, Philadelphia

Storytelling Through Health and Wellness is a training that is facilitated by UrStorytellers and in collaboration withthe City of Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS). This training is one of many training's that has been approved as a required prerequisite for applicants who want to pursue goals of becoming a Certified Peer Specialist. Our goal is to inform the recovery and faith-based communities on how to share their stories in addition to the importance of sharing them in community settings. This 4 hr training is delivered in a power point format, interactive activities also enhance this training. At the conclusion of the training, all participants will receive a certificate of completion.

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