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Mental Health

Rep. Jenkins honored for efforts to support mental health

December 15, 2015
Representative Lynn Jenkins was honored Monday with a National Council Behavioral Health Champion Award in Lawrence. 12/15/2015 Link to Source
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Mental Health ‘First Aid’ helps first responders gain awareness

December 10, 2015
If you see someone in public who’s injured, what would you do? Call for help and render first aid, you say. Maybe help them get to a hospital. But what if that someone has no visible symptoms of an illness or an...
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Matters Of The Mind: How To Help During A Mental Health Crisis

December 10, 2015
A relatively new program for helping in a mental health crisis is picking up steam across the country. Mental Health First Aid courses have taught thousands of people in the past 7 years, an action plan for early intervention in a...
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Health Department awarded grant for Youth Mental Health First Aid

December 3, 2015
The Health Department of Northwest Michigan has just been awarded a three year Project AWARE grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 12/03/2015 Link to Source
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Community members learn to help with mental health first aid

December 2, 2015
The holiday season is here, and while some are spreading cheer, others are raising awareness to help those struggling mental health illnesses. 12/02/2015 Link to Source
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Westland officers train for mental health first aid

November 29, 2015
Westland Police officers Joseph Reardon and Michael Stechly recently participated in a week-long training on Mental Health First Aid. 11/29/2015 Link to Source
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