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June 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training – June

June 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step…

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Movie Screening of Suicide: The Ripple Effect

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

“Suicide: The Ripple Effect” is a feature length documentary film and MOVEMENT, currently in production, focusing on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal & stay alive. The film highlights the journey of Kevin Hines, who at age 19, attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Today Kevin is a world-renowned mental health advocate, motivational speaker and author who travels the globe spreading…

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Movie Screening of Suicide: The Ripple Effect

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Parker High School Auditorium, 3125 Mineral Point Avenue
Janesville, WI 53548
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Free

“Suicide: The Ripple Effect” is a feature length documentary film and MOVEMENT, currently in production, focusing on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal & stay alive. The film highlights the journey of Kevin Hines, who at age 19, attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Today Kevin is a world-renowned mental health advocate, motivational speaker and author who travels the globe spreading…

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July 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training – July 23rd and 24th (Two Afternoons)

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - July 24 @ 5:00 pm
Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change, One Parker Place, Suite 308
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step…

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August 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training – August 8th

August 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Resonate Church, 2707 Bond Place
Janesville, WI 53548
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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step…

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Hidden in Plain Sight Display at the Janesville Mall

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Janesville Mall, 2500 Milton Avenue
Janesville,
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Attention Parents!  Prepare for Back to School! Hidden in Plain Sight is an exhibit centered around a teenager's bedroom to allow parents,grandparents, caregivers, teachers and other adults to explore and identify potential items that may indicate that their teen may be engaging in dangerous behaviors such as drug use. During this interactive session, prevention specialists along with local law enforcement guide attendees through a mock bedroom to explain various substance abuse trends, signs, symptoms and lingo in an effort to…

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training – August 22nd

August 22 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Educational Services Center, 527 S Franklin St
Janesville, WI 53546 United States
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Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step…

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September 2018

Primer Auxilios para la Salud Mental de los Jovenes en Estados Unidos

September 18 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Rock County Job Center, 1900 Center Ave.
Janesville, WI 53546 United States
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Uno en cinco jovenes experiencia un problema de salud mental. Usted puedo ayudar! Usted es mas probable que encuentre a alguien-amigo, familis, estudiante, visino o miembro de la comunidad en un estado emocional o mental de crisis que una persona tendiendo un ataque del Corazon.  Primero Auxilios para Salud Mental de los jovenes (PASM) ensaña 5 pasos de plan de action para ofreser ayuda inicial para los jovenes demostrando senales de enfermedad mental or crisis y conectar los con ayuda…

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Resilience Screening

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hedberg Public Library, 316 S. Main St.
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope, a documentary film that is part of a new national movement around Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma, will be screened for the public.  See this film to gain a new understanding about the powerful shift from the question “What is wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?”  This screening will be followed by a brief discussion about the film and ACEs in Rock County. There is no charge and…

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Intersectionality of Faith and LGBTQ+

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hedberg Public Library, 316 S. Main St.
Janesville, WI 53545 United States
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Sept 25th Hedberg Public Library Program Room 6:30pm-8:00pm Presenter:  Reverend Peder Johanson, Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Pastor Peder will explore with the audience places where gender, sexual orientation and faith intersect.  Participants will reflect on considerations and options for staying connected with family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues as we strive to become a loving and just community. The event is open to the public.  Refreshments will be provided.

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