“Recovery Works Summit 2016”

Resource Link   (Summit Exhibitor link)

Upcoming Recovery Works Summit 2016 the above link takes you to the site containing all the nitty-gritty details.

The Summit is to be held…

Sept. 27, 2016 in Harrisburg, PA

Click here for more details

“DRN, MHAPA, and PMHCA Oppose Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2013”

Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA)

Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) (Photo credit: House GOP)

 

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This December 17, 2013 article on the Mental Health America (MHA) website talks about the opposition by the Disability Rights Network (DRN), Mental Health Association of Pennsylvania (MHAPA), and the Pennsylvania Mental Health Association (PMHCA) to Rep. Tim Murphy’s bill disguised as mental health reform.

 

 

 

“Certified Peer Specialist Training Opportunity for Veterans or Active Military”

Resource Link

Date: January 22 and 23, 2014
Harrisburg DGS Annex Complex
Application must be postmarked or faxed by December 6

Follow the link at the top for more details about how and where to apply.

 

“WATCHBLOG: Pennsylvania to get $2.7 million to help navigate the federal health care law”

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This August 16, 2013 article found on the Pennsylvania Independent Watchblog talks about funding made available to several agencies for helping folks navigate healthcare options starting on October 1, 2013.  Among the grant recipients in Pennsylvania were at least two mental health related organizations.

“SPOTLIGHT ON: Acts of Faith and Giving During Challenging Times”

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This is a spotlight found on the I’m The Evidence Campaign website, it was posted for November/December based on the information on the page.  The piece talks about a couple different Mental Health organizations that have struggled due to budget cuts, and what kind of determination and creative thinking has allowed them to keep going despite financial problems.

“PMHCA Joins Lawsuit to Stop Budget Cuts”

Webpage Link

This page found on the PMHCA website indicates they have joined in the lawsuit to try and stop Gov. Corbett’s proposed cuts to the mental health budget.  The information is dated March 28, 2012 and includes other resources pertaining to the cuts and the fight to oppose them.

 

“Glenn Koons Certified Peer Specialist Scholarship”

PMHCA and MHA have teamed up to creat a scholarship fund for Certified Peer Specialist training, in honor of Glenn Koons.   For more information, please visit … http://www.pmhca.org/about/KoonsScholarship.html

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