Events

NAMI Education Meeting

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Scottsdale Senior Center, 1700 N. Granite Reef, Scottsdale

Join the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to increase your awareness of programs and supportive services now available. You are welcome to bring finger foods to share (optional). No RSVP required and there's no charge to attend. For more information, visit NAMI Arizona or NAMI Valley of the Sun or NAMI’s national site. For more information, call 480-481-0559.

www.namiaz.com
namivalleyofthesun.org 
www.nami.org

 

CAN DO Support Group

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Family Involvement Center, 5333 N. 7th St., Ste. A-100, Phoenix

A support group for parents of children with developmental/intellectual disabilities, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and/or autism spectrum disorders ... and their kids. Provides resources, ideas, support and education. Limited child watch and dinner provided. Spanish translation available. For more information, call the Parent Assistance Center at 602-288-0155 or email pac@familyinvolvementcenter.org.

 

Grandparents and Relatives As Caregivers Empowered (GRACE) Support Group

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: Family Involvement Center, 5333 N. 7th St., Ste. A-100, Phoenix

Are you raising or helping to raise a child who is part of your extended family? Join others just like you. You can share experiences, make lifelong connections, and find the network of support you have been looking for. For more information, call the Parent Assistance Center at 602-288-0155 or email pac@familyinvolvementcenter.org.

Adult System of Care (ASOC) Community Forum

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: RI International, 2701 N. 16th St., Ste. 316, Phoenix

Get the latest news about Mercy Maricopa programs and services. No cost to attend. Spanish-language interpretation is available. Light refreshments served. Valley Metro bus route 16.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (2-day workshop*)

Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Valle del Sol, 3807 N. 7th St., Phoenix

AUGUST 4
AUGUST 5
The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshop is for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident, and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. ASIST is a two-day intensive, interactive, and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers (any person over 15 in a position of trust) learn how to intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide and provide safety-for-now. Additional information, including CEU resources, is available http://www.livingworks.net. Registration is required. Community members can register at www.mmicasist.eventbrite.org. Mercy Maricopa providers can register through Relias. 

*NOTE

  • Participation in the full two days is required; any partial absences will result in participant having to retake course from the beginning.
  • Persons who have experienced recent suicide behavior or loss may find it helpful to wait until healing has occurred before taking this course. Sometimes personal experience gets in the way of learning to help others.
  • We aim to create a safe learning environment for all. Help is available 24/7 by calling 602-222-9444.

Arizona Peer and Family Coalition

Time: 12:00 pm – :
Location: Family Involvement Center, 5333 N. 7th St., Ste. A-100, Phoenix

Join the coalition, dedicated to extending peer and family leadership into all aspects of Arizona’s behavioral health care. You can participate by phone. Just call 1 (626) 425-3121 and use access code 402-067-421. Note that long distance charges may apply.

You can participate in AZPFC meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. You can visit the Arizona Peer and Family Member Coalition's website.

For more information, contact Vicky Johnson, President, at 480-236-2552 or president@azpeerandfamily.org.

Child and Family Advisory Partnership (CFAP) Community Forum

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Family Involvement Center, 5333 N. 7th St., Ste. A-100, Phoenix

Join us and get connected to the support you need to raise a child with emotional, physical and/or behavioral health needs. Get your service questions and concerns answers. Share your ideas and suggestions on how to improve the children's system of care. Learn about what's happening in the behavioral health community. Talk directly with service providers. Enjoy dinner and meet other families. Spanish interpretation and child watch provided. No cost to attend. Dinner and networking, 5:30 to 6 p.m., meeting starts at 6 p.m. Call 602-288-0155 to pre-register.

Arizona Suicide Prevention Coalition Meeting

Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: JFCS, 2033 N. 7th St., Phoenix

You can join survivors, professionals and supporters to discuss the issues surrounding suicide. The goal is that through public discourse, education, and awareness, everyone can help reduce the frequency of suicide in our communities. The most important step in prevention is the recognition of the many signs of suicide. With compassion and courage, we can give a loved one hope in time of despair. You can attend in person or by conference call. You can call 480-784-1514, ext 2750 to confirm meeting date/time or for more information. You can also visit www.azspc.org/.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (2-day workshop*)

Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Marc Community Resources, 924 N. Country Club Dr., Mesa

SEPTEMBER 22
SEPTEMBER 23
The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshop is for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident, and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. ASIST is a two-day intensive, interactive, and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers (any person over 15 in a position of trust) learn how to intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide and provide safety-for-now. Additional information, including CEU resources, is available http://www.livingworks.net. Registration is required. Community members can register at www.mmicasist.eventbrite.org. Mercy Maricopa providers can register through Relias. 

*NOTE

  • Participation in the full two days is required; any partial absences will result in participant having to retake course from the beginning.
  • Persons who have experienced recent suicide behavior or loss may find it helpful to wait until healing has occurred before taking this course. Sometimes personal experience gets in the way of learning to help others.
  • We aim to create a safe learning environment for all. Help is available 24/7 by calling 602-222-9444.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (2-day workshop*)

Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: JFCS Michael Zent Health Care Center, 3001 N. 33rd Ave., Phoenix

OCTOBER 27
OCTOBER 28
The Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) workshop is for caregivers who want to feel more comfortable, confident, and competent in helping to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. ASIST is a two-day intensive, interactive, and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers (any person over 15 in a position of trust) learn how to intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide and provide safety-for-now. Additional information, including CEU resources, is available http://www.livingworks.net. Registration is required. Community members can register at www.mmicasist.eventbrite.org. Mercy Maricopa providers can register through Relias. 

*NOTE

  • Participation in the full two days is required; any partial absences will result in participant having to retake course from the beginning.
  • Persons who have experienced recent suicide behavior or loss may find it helpful to wait until healing has occurred before taking this course. Sometimes personal experience gets in the way of learning to help others.
  • We aim to create a safe learning environment for all. Help is available 24/7 by calling 602-222-9444.


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