Last Week of Mental Health Month!
We hope to see you on the Norwalk Green at tomorrow's NorWALK for Mental Health + Wellness Fair! Join us for live music, resource tables, prizes, and so much more! The event runs from 9am-11:30am.
Next Week's Trainings:
Tuesday 5/24: Another chance to attend "In Our Own Voice," with guest speakers Don Fischer and Katie Gallo (our volunteer media specialist). Live at the SoNo Library!
This program discusses the challenges of living with mental illness and shares coping strategies that both speakers have learned.
RSVP here or call (203)899-2790
Also on Tuesday night: Online Question-Persuade-Refer training. Learn warning signs that someone could be suicidal and know how to respond! Appropriate for ages 16+.
Can't make it? We have another suicide prevention training coming up online on June 8th in the evening.
Wednesday 5/25: RSVP asap for this great opportunity to become a Mental Health First Aider (MHFA). This special 8-hour training is aimed at the general public and valid for 3 years. Learn skills so you can be a valuable support to those dealing with mental illness.
Take advantage now! It's been 2 years since the last in-person training!
Thursday 5/26: What is the connection between nutrition and mental health? Be a part of this informative virtual dialogue with Dr. Bowman.
Dr. Bowman has given numerous lectures nationwide on multiple topics regarding Naturopathic Medicine and Holistic Health. He has also authored several published articles and has been featured on various television and radio programs.
Learn more about Dr. Bowman here
Friday 5/27: Another opportunity to attend a Mental Health First Aid Training, but specifically for those who work with youth.
This training is aimed to help providers understand mental health struggles as well as how to handle them effectively with young people.
IT'S NOT TOO LATE!
Monday 5/23: FREE training about the opioids crisis and how to reverse an overdose for the general public. Participants will receive a Narcan kit.
Just this week, someone overdosed at a McDonald's in town. If you're a business owner, make sure you're trained to respond!