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News of Interest

The Mental Health Board will share news of interest from throughout Clay, Platte and Ray counties, as well as state and national items of importance to the mental health community.

Check this page regularly for updates and additions.

Calendar:

September Is National Suicide Prevention Month. All Month, Mental Health Advocates, Prevention Organizations, Survivors, Allies, And Community Members Unite To Promote Suicide Prevention Awareness. See: Promote National Suicide Prevention Month

National Suicide Prevention Week. See American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for resources: https://afsp.org/national-suicide-prevention-week

Sept. 12: Remembrance Walk in Loose Park for families of suicide ($25/$50). Register at: Sass-MoKan 18th Annual Remembrance Walk

Tuesday, Sept. 14 begins the free, virtual eight-week Family-to-Family education class for families that have an adult with a mental health condition. Registration opens soon at: https://namimissouri.org/nami-programs/family-to-family-4/

Sept. 13: Nami Peer-to-Peer 8-week Free Virtual Class for those in recovery begins  Monday 9/13/2021 6 pm-8:30 pm. See: Peer to Peer > NAMI Missouri

Sept. 15 (Wed.) 2 pm-3:30 pm: Mental Health America Virtual Webinar - Understanding Social Security Disability: A Guide of Processes & Approvals. $15. See: https://mhah.salsalabs.org/9-15-2021/index.html?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=f0caf6d5-343e-4c6e-954f-002e584d9194  

Sept. 24 (Fri.) Mental Health America Virtual Webinar-Diagnosis & Treatment of Eating Disorders. $45. See: https://mhah.salsalabs.org/9-24-2021/index.html?eType=EmailBlastContent&eId=f05559fa-1683-429c-87f3-e750f56740bb

Oct. 13: A free showing  of "The Kevin Hines Story: Suicide Awareness & Prevention," will be held Wednesday, Oct. 13 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Smithville High School Performing Arts Center, 645 S. Commerce Ave. Smithville, MO 64089. See this flyer for more information.

Smart Phone Apps Available for Everyone

APA Offers Info for Faith Leaders

New Helpline Available!

Warmline Offers Non-Emergency Help

Free Support Groups for "Grandfamilies"

NAMI Greater KC Website

Mental Health Eastern Missouri Offers Info

NAMI Booklet on Dealing with Crisis

Sleep Help for People with PTSD

Suicide Prevention Increasingly Important

Great Video on Missouri, Mental Health

A Better Way to Treat Substance Abuse

60 Tips for Helping with Schizophrenia

Bipolar and PC: A Mental Health Question


Family-To-Famiilyh Classes Through September

Mental Health First Aid for Adults and Adolescents

Virtual Webinar on Understanding Social Security

Tri-Family Support Meetings

FaithNet Presenter Training

Holding Hope Presenter Training

Suicide Prevention Webinars Scheduled

Peer-to-Peer Helps Recovery Process

NAMI Basics Online

Training for NAMI Teachers, Facilitators

NAMI Smarts Teaches Advocacy

New Support Group for Families with Children

NAMI Leader Training Available Online

PBS Documentary Now Available Online

The Challenges of Diagnosing Bipolar

NAMI Homefront Online

Three Links for Help, Info

Free COVID-Related Programs

NAMI Programs for Teacheers, Presenters

Resources for Relaxatioin from TMC

In Our Own Voice Training

Financial Support for Internet Access

New Support Groups Are Free

NAMI Homefront for Caregivers

NAMI Crisis Guide Available

Get a Free "Cup of Compassion!"

Happiness Habit Mondays

CommCARE Help Line: FirstStepForHELP.

MOLR Offers Suicide Prevention Help

Show Me Hope Offers Support During Pandemic

Crisis Counseling for COVID Stress

New Group for Families Facing Mental Health, MR/DD

STABLE Aocounts Offer Great Options

Show-Me Help for COVID Crisis

Emotional Intelliegence Helps with ADHD

NAMI Family and Friends Seminar Series

Ask, Listen, Refer for College Students

Diet and Mental Health: A Much Missed Connection

NAMI Kansas Offers Online Connections

NAMI Updates List of Support Groups


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