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July 14 – Minority Mental Health Awareness Forum

July 12th 2020

Please join the Oakland Community Health Network – Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Forum

CNS Healthcare Awarded $4 Million Grant to Support Mental Health Services

May 28th 2020

CNS Healthcare has offices in Detroit, Novi, Waterford, Pontiac and Southfield.

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide

February 22nd 2019

Common Ground Shares Warning Signs for Suicide (Common Ground, Feb. 22, 2019) Oakland County, MI – Common Ground is a nonprofit organization that helps “move people from crisis to hope.” Among the services they provide is suicide prevention, with a crisis center, chat line, and a helpline. They also shared the following signs to help […]

Minority Mental Health Awareness Forum July 26

July 9th 2018

Minority Mental Health Awareness Forum July 26 Troy, MI – Oakland Community Health Network is hosting a forum on Minority Mental Health Awareness.  The forum takes place from 10:30am to 1pm on July 26 at OCHN’s Administrative Offices, 5505 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098.  Register online at www.oaklandchn.org/Training or contact DebbieWisser at wisserd@oaklandchn.org. ****** Visit […]

SafeTALK Suicide Prevention Training June 21 in West Bloomfield

May 26th 2018

SafeTALK Suicide Prevention Training June 21 in West Bloomfield West Bloomfield, MI – Jewish Family Services is presenting SafeTALK training to help people respond to situations where suicidal thoughts might be present, and to apply the TALK steps: Tell, Ask, Listen and Keep Safe. The progra is Thursday, June 21 from 9-12:30 at Jewish Family […]

Oakland County Shares Holiday Mental Health Tips

December 15th 2016

Oakland County Shares Holiday Mental Health Tips (OCCMHA, Dec. 15, 2016) The holiday season can be filled with excitement, joy, and hope. However, the holidays can also bring added stress, anxiety, or depression into our lives. The intense demands, unrealistic expectations or even memories of lost loved ones that accompany the season can overwhelm us […]

Suicide Prevention Efforts Grow Across Oakland County, Training Available

May 27th 2016

Suicide Prevention Efforts Grow Across Oakland County, Training Available (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 27, 2016) Troy, MI – Southfield Police Officer Mark Zacks used to have trouble asking the question “Do you think about hurting yourself?” or “Have you thought about suicide?” With 28 years on the force including 15 on the special entry and […]

Farmington Suicide Prevention Group Hosts Community Talk on PTSD April 27

April 24th 2016

Farmington Suicide Prevention Group Hosts Community Talk on PTSD April 27 (EVENT page) Farmington Hills, MI – Farmington SAFE (Suicide Awareness for Everyone) Hosts Community Conversation Focusing on PTSD on April 27 Farmington SAFE (Suicide Awareness for Everyone) will host a Community Conversation about PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and its relationship to suicide.  The […]

CERT Tackles Disaster Psychology, Closer to Full Certification

July 22nd 2012

Over 50 residents have stepped forward to join the team, which is just two more lessons away from the first round of certifications.

On July 21 fourteen of them met at the fire station on Livernois to learn about disaster psychology.

Masters Students Learn Counseling w/ Affirmations Clientele

March 21st 2011

…“This is one of our essential services,” said Affirmations Interim Executive Director Kevin Howley. “We are working on grant writing right now to keep this program funded because it serves the community in so many ways. Knowing that 43 more counselors are out there with a better understanding of LGBT client needs makes it a worthwhile way to not only help people here who need it, but the community as a whole. It’s great to think of LGBT acceptance spreading this way.”…