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September is "National Suicide Awareness Month”

 
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 August 7

 
3rd Annual Inter-Faith Based Initiatives Substance Use Disorders/Mental Health Conference, “Wellness Beyond the Walls,” 8:30am-4pm; Burton Manor, 27775 Schoolcraft, Livonia 48150. https://www.dwctrainings.com to register
 

August 9

Tri-County Peers Connect “Ethics & Boundaries Workshop,” discussions and role-playing issues that arise when a person receiving services becomes a provider of services.  For peers who work with other peers and parent support partners. 8:30am-4:00pm; Club Venetian, 29310 John R, Madison Heights, MI 48071.  RSVP by 7/28, www.oaklandchn.org then click on the training link.

August 15

Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), learn about interviewing and hiring a person with a disability, and providing reasonable accommodations.  8:30am-11am; Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, 36455 Corporate Dr., 4 West, Farmington Hills 48331.  Free.  RSVP to: 248-557-5070, tkincaid@ucpdetroit.org

August 18

Persons Points of View Newsletter Meeting, help assemble the popular newsletter as a writer or stop in to share your creative ideas!  11am-12 noon; DWMHA, 707 W. Milwaukee, in Room #118.  Call Mike Shaw 313-344-9099 ext. 3039 

August 18
 
Kids-TALK Children’s Advocacy Center Community Picnic, opened to all Kids-TALK members, family and the community.  No registration required. 1pm-3pm. Crowley Park Splash Pad, 2601 S. Gulley, Dearborn 48124.  Questions contact Lacea at 734-785-7705 ext. 7291 or lzavala@guidance-center.org
 
August 18-21
 
8th Annual “Her Power” Event for Teen Girls with Disabilities, 4 day overnight event to promote critical thinking and leadership skills, eliminate shame and encourage self-acceptance.  Funded by a grant from Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council.  Located at Camp Fish Tales in Pinconning, Michigan. Registration and Info: www.herpowermdrc.org
 
August 22
 
Keys to Success:” a Peer Support Guide to Ethics and Boundaries, a lively and interactive workshop to help Peers implement ethics and boundaries practices in the workplaceFree but RSVP required.  9am-4:30pm; Team Wellness Center-East, 6309 Mack, Detroit 48207. RSVP: alicia.aloisi@t-mhs.com
 
August 30
 
EVOLVE! A DWMHA training series free and open to anyone receiving services. Engaging, equipping and empowering members to be in the ‘drivers’ seat of their supports and treatment; 11am-1:30pm. Location to be announced
 
September 23
 
Save the date! 14th Annual NAMI Walk, 5K walk on Belle Isle. Stretch your legs while supporting mental health services!   Check-in begins at 8am, walk begins at 9:30am.  Details to follow