July 5 , 2018 – Adult Anxiety and Depression Services - Marie Arroyo, AMFT Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Program Supervisor Adult Anxiety and Depression Clinic  ICBHS - Calexico

The Adult Anxiety and Depression Clinics,located regionally in El Centro, Brawley, and Calexico, provide services to individuals diagnosed with Depression, Anxiety or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The Anxiety and Depression Clinics strive to help individuals who meet criteria to find the best way to manage stress and alleviate symptoms and impairments. Join us as Marie Arroyo, talks more in depth about the services that are provided to adult populations through the clinics and how to access support for life-affecting depression, anxiety, and PTSD symptoms.
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July 12, 2018 - MATRIX: A New Model for the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders - Sam Minsky, LMFT Licensed Family and Marriage Therapist Trainer for the Matrix Institute of Addiction.

The Matrix Model is an evidenced-based treatment approach used to support recovery with persons suffering from a substance use disorder. The model has many supportive elements that range from individual recovery planning, relapse prevention, family education, individual sessions, social and peer support. This program establishes a mutual respect relationship between the patient and therapist. Please join us as Sam Minsky, Talks to us in more detail about this evidenced-based substance use disorder program with a 20 year history.
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July 19, 2018 - The National Alliance on Mental Illness Peer/Family Support Specialist Training - Suzette Southfox Director of Education NAMI San Diego.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is bringing to the valley a training program to help patients and their families who might aspire to careers in Behavioral Health helping others. Come and join us as Bibiana Fernandez comes to describe the program, who might be interested, and how to sign up and be a part of these free career development programs for persons in our community with lived or family experience related to behavioral health.
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July 26, 2018 - Exploring the Links between Nutrition and Mental Health - Dalia Rodriguez Owner Fitness Oasis Health Club & Spa

Nutrition is a very important aspect of our everyday life, yet often overlooked as a building block, not only of physical health, but mental health as well. Proper nutrition practices fuel our bodies and minds with healthy vital nutrients so they may function efficiently throughout the day. Join Dalia Rodriguez, owner of Fitness Oasis, as she describes healthy nutrition habits, the process of commitment, financial considerations and how healthy nutrition supports mental health.
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June 7, 2018 – Community Development of Mental Health Innovation - Sylvia Bazan, AMFT Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Youth and Young Adults Behavioral Health Manager ICBHS – El Centro

The Mental Health Services Act of 2004 provides funding for counties to develop innovative mental health programming in conjunction with their community and areas of need. These opportunities to add new types of mental health supports that have added permanent programming success. We’ll review the process and potential new innovative program possibilities awaiting Imperial County. With Youth and Young Adults Program Manager, Sylvia Bazan.
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June 14, 2018 - Substance Use Impact on Youth in Imperial County - Ana Contreras, AMFT Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Program Supervisor Youth and Young Adults ICBHS – El Centro

The Youth and Young Adults Program is dedicated to supporting a positive environment for our struggling youth through evidence-based treatment. The program determines the right treatment plan to help our youth with their substance use problems. Through this segment, we will talk about the signs, symptoms and treatment options that are available for adolescent populations with substance use problems.
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June 21, 2018 - Teen Dating Violence Awareness - Judith R. Klein-Pritchard, M.S.F.S. Director of Legal Services Woman Haven, A Center for Family Solutions

February marked the inaugural Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month for Imperial County. One in four women will fall victim to relationship violence. Early prevention is key. Only about one in five teens who experience teen dating violence tell their parents. Join us as Judi Klein-Pritchard, provides more in-depth information about this important and sometimes overlooked topic.
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June 28, 2018 - Evidenced-Based Model: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression (CBT-D) -  Laura Lugo, LMFT Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Mental Health Counselor MHSA Adult Services ICBHS – El Centro

The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression (CBT-D) is used to treat clients that are 25 years or older that are diagnosed with depression. Join us as Laura Lugo introduces us to the model and the processes, that when used, commonly achieve significant long-term relief from depression.
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