Town Hall Meeting: Suicide (Part 1 & 2)

Town Hall Meeting held on: January 9, 2017 with a follow-up on March 27, 2017

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Lobby to Educate Legislators

Family Psycho-Education and Support

Tom Dooley from NAMI Grand Rapids is leading a Family Support Group the 4th Tuesday of every month at the Momentum Center for Social Engagement, 714 Columbus, Grand Haven. This is free and open to anyone who cares for a loved one with mental illness. 

Training/Anti-Stigma/Community Education

Community Mental Health of Ottawa County(CMH) offers Mental Health First Aid 8 hour certification training.  The intent of this training is to help you better understand mental illness and how to respond to someone who is facing a mental health crisis.  You will be equipped with a five step action plan which includes the skills, resources and knowledge to assist someone experiencing a mental health crisis with linking to a professional, peer support, or a social support.   The cost is $10.  A Mental Health First Aid brochure with more information is available here.  You can also visit the website to learn more about the program. Please contact Anna Bednarek at 616-494-5545 or by e-mail as soon as possible to register for the training.