Posted on June 18, 2017 · Posted in Uncategorized

Nami Family-to-Family Free 12 Week Course


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CWP Calendar – June 2017


COMMUNITY WELLNESS PROGRAM June 2017 Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Special Events SPOT Group 12:00-1:15pm Support for Parents of Teens & Adolescents – A peer to peer support group for mothers of teens and adolescents (ages 12-26) struggling with mental illness and/or substance abuse issues *Lunch is served and drop-ins are welcomed *Location: 1235 Chapala Spanish Speaking Support Group Self-Care and Wellness Tuesday, 5:30 – 7:00 pm For more information contact: Ramona Winner, Family Advocate 805-884-8440 x 3206 Educational Family Discussion Group 7:00 – 8:30 pm June 6: Deal with Confidentiality (HIPAA) issues in Communicating with Ill Relative’s Treatment Team June 13: Decide Whether an Ill Relative Should Live at Home June 20: Help an Ill Relative Accept Treatment/Medication June 27: Communicate Effectively with a Psychiatrically Disabled Individual For More Information Contact: Tom Franklin: Wellness Recovery Action Plan an evidence-based, self-directed prevention tool that one can use to stay well Tuesday, 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Conference Room B Keeping Connected Teen Group (ages 14 – 18) 3:30 – 5:00 pm Learn to better manage your emotions & reactions in a fun, safe place. *Facilitated by Isis Casteñeda Depression & Bipolar Support Group 6:00-7:30pm A peer-run support group where people with mood disorders find comfort and direction in a confidential and supportive setting. After-Hours with Family Advocate 5:00-6:00pm For support, information, and resources related to mental health * By appointment only Not available the 4th Thursday of the month. Family Support Group 6:00-7:30pm A group for family members and caregivers of loved ones living with mental illness, providing an opportunity to share with one another in a safe and supportive environment *Not available the 4th Thursday of the month NAMI Speaker Meeting : Topic is: Depression and Suicide in Adolescents and Young Adults Presenter: Paul Erickson, M.D., Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Thursday, June 22, 2017 6:30 pm – Coffee 7:00 – 8:30 pm – Meeting Mental Health 1st Aid is a public education prgram that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses. 8 hour course meeting: June 10, 2017 Lunch & Learn with Stuart Light, MA, LMFT Friday, June 30, 12-1pm Stress and Wellness Free Lunch Provided Facilitated by Catherine Birtalan. To Register contact: 805-884-8440 Mental Wellness Center ~ 617 Garden Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101 ~ (805)884-8440 ~

About the Author

Becki Norton, M.Ed. is a co-founder of HopeNet, Carpinteria resident, and School Psychologist with the Carpinteria Unified School District.