Category: Let's Talk About It

July 9, 2020 - Community Development of Mental Health Innovation - Sylvia Bazan, AMFT Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Behavioral Health Manager Mental Health Triage Unit

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 programing success. We’ll review the process and potential new innovative program possibilities awaiting Imperial County, with Behavioral Health Manager Sylvia Bazan.
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July 16, 2020 - Substance Use Impact on Youth in Imperial County - Ana Contreras, AMFT Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Behavioral Health Manager Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Adolescent- El Centro & Calexico

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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July 23, 2020 - 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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July 30, 2020 - Evidenced-Based Model: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression (CBT-D) - Laura Lugo, LMFT Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

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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