It’s My Life: Peer Partners, Self Directed Social Exploration

New Free Program

It’s My Life: Peer Partners

Self Directed Social Exploration

Are you a person diagnosed with a mental illness?

Come join the fun if you are interested in being connected to the community,
making new friends and learning new social skills!

Learn how to communicate better, use listening techniques,
building a stronger support system and better connections to your community.

 It’s My Life Program is a one year peer-led evidence based
practice developed by Mental Health America.

Starting Tuesdays, May 1st, 2019 from 3:30-4:30pm

A small stipend will be provided to help you pursue your social goals

Contact: Dennise Babin at 973-478-4444, ext. 117
Or Email:
dbabin@mhapassaic.org

Mental Health Association in Passaic County
404 Clifton
Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011

Click here to download and print flyer below

Its my life

Jan. 2019 Mental Health First Aid 2-Day Course

Mental Health First Aid

Clifton Memorial Library

292Piaget Avenue, Clifton, NJ 07011

January 12th and January 19th 2019

Time:  10:00am to 2:00pm

 

 Course is for adults 18+…What you will learn:

  • How to recognize signs of mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, psychosis and addiction
  • How to approach and support someone in a mental health crisis until appropriate professional help arrives
  • How to be supportive, diffuse the situation, and encourage professional help
  • Understand what to do if someone is suicidal, harming themselves, or refusing help

Become certified in this five-step process which includes; assessing risk, respectfully listening to and supporting an individual in crisis, and identifying appropriate professional help and other supports.

 

A commitment to attending the ENTIRE 8 hours is required. Being offered for $25

Must be a Passaic County Resident

Bagels and coffee will be provided in the morning

Working lunch – please bring your own lunch

 

For information contact: rleon@mhapassaic.org – to register, click the button below

 


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