Calendar Items:

  • August 1-5, Crisis Intervention Training for Law Enforcement (CIT)Additional information>
  • Monday, August 8 – Big Bend Mental Health Coalition Downtown Library, 200 W Park Ave., 10:30am-12:00pm.  Throughout the Big Bend, mental health professionals and organizations get together to discuss events and developments. The meetings are held on the second Mondays of each month.  Additional information>
  • Tuesday, August 9 & Wednesday, August 10 – Register for Seminar I:  Developing a Wellness Recovery Action Plan® (WRAP), 8:30am – 4:30pm, Apalachee Center.  Additional information>
  • Tuesdays in August:  9, 16, 23 & 30, Free Grief and Trauma Support Group for People of Color, 5:30-7pm, Stearns Street Community Center, 1200 Stearns Street. Additional information>
  • Tuesday, August 9, NAMI Family Support Group Meeting, 7pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 211 N. Monroe Street.  See information at the bottom of this page.
  • Fridays in August: 12, 19 & 26, Free Grief and Trauma Support Group for People of Color, 6-7pm, United Church, 1824 Mahan Drive.  Additional information>
  • Mondays, August 29 through November 14, NAMI Family-to-Family education course, 6:30 – 9pm, Capital Regional Medical Center.  Free.  Registration information>
  • Labor Day, Monday, September 5, Bluebird Run for Brookie B A 5K and 1 mile fun run for suicide prevention, postvention & education.  Alford Greenway.  Registration open now.  Event information>
  • Friday, September 30, 12-1pm.  Lunch and Learn: NAMI In Our Own Voice, presented by David Steingart, LCSW.  Sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers, Florida Chapter.  CE credit with attendance.  Leon Human Services Center, 1000 W. Tharpe Street.  More information>
  • Coming Early 2017, “Preventing Suicide for Future Generations,” LOSS-Team Educational Workshops, featuring Dr. Frank Campbell, expert suicidologist.  Twelve CEU’s available with registration.  Additional information>


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