Posted on October 25, 2016 by Webtypo
This training was presented by the National Human Trafficking Resource Center in September 2016 and is available free of charge. It offers information for Mental Health Professionals on how to respond if they meet someone who is a victim of human trafficking.
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center operates a national hotline that anyone in The United States can call if they know or even suspect someone is a victim of human trafficking.
The National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline
is a toll-free call anywhere in the United States
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Posted on July 28, 2015 by Webtypo
This September 10, 2014 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about the flaws of coerced treatment for people with mental illnesses.
English: Rain Garden Apartments in the Villebois development in Wilsonville, Oregon. Provides housing to those with mental illnesses. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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Posted on July 24, 2015 by Webtypo
This July 20, 2015 Newsworks article found on the NBC10.com website talks about the first phase of training received by a number of law enforcement officers and judges in Pennsylvania
Filed under: first responders, Issues, Jail and Prison Issues, Men's Issues, Mental Health, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Illness, Mentally ill inmates, Pennsylvania, Physical Health, public safety, Senior Citizens, Training, Transition Age, Treatment and Support, Whole health, Women's Issues | Tagged: correctional facilities, inmate issues, inmate mental health, inmate mental health crisis, inmate mental health treatment, judges, judicial system, law enforcement, mental disorder, Mental Health, Mental Illness, mentally ill, Mentally ill inmates, police | 1 Comment »
Posted on July 21, 2015 by Webtypo
This July 20, 2015 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about how being a couch potato as a young adult can contribute to an increased risk of developing things like Alzheimer’s or other cognitive disorders as we age.
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Posted on May 2, 2015 by Webtypo
This May 2, 2015 State College article talks about their community event called “First Friday” that was held recently to try to use art and music to bring the community together and offer opportunities for the awareness of the need to discuss mental health issues and not trying to sweep them under the rug to be brought to the forefront. There was a tour, of 40 businesses as well as a presentation at the end of the tour.
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Posted on April 21, 2015 by Webtypo
This April 21, 2015 article on the Drexel Now website talks about training being offered to staff at Drexel University based on the International Mental Health First-aid program to help staff find and refer students who are experiencing a mental health crisis to the proper resources to meet their needs.
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