May 4, 2017 - The Effects that Nature Has On Mental Health - Daniel Cox, PhD

Research suggests simply sitting outside under a tree listening to the birds us helps us relax and lowers stress and depression. Join us as we discuss this with Dr. Daniel Cox and the results of his study.

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May 11, 2017 - Transitional Engagement Supportive Services (TESS) - Mayra Andrade

In the midst of a mental health struggle, distress can make obtaining support nearly impossible. Imperial County Behavioral Health Services offers this engagement service, funded by the Mental Health Services Act of 2004, to connect  people  experiencing mental health concerns to the necessary supportive services to maintain safety and jumpstart recovery.

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May 18, 2017 - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) - Sylvia Bazan

This workshop is for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. Over one million caregivers have participated in this two-day, highly interactive, practical and practice-oriented workshop. Behavioral Health has utilized ASIST training for suicide intervention for over 20 years.

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May 25, 2017 - safeTALK - Daniela Hernandez

This is a training that prepares anyone over the age of 15 to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. Join us as we explore how to build a suicide-safer community.

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June 1, 2017 - Mental Health First Aid - Patricia Arevalo-Caro

The Mental Health First Aid program is an interactive training that introduces participants, 16 years of age and over, to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems. This training builds understanding of their impact and outlines common treatments. Mental Health awareness can build safer, happier communities.

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