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We did it! Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the bipartisan S. 2661, the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act. This bill is an important step to making 9-8-8, a nationwide three-digit dialing code for mental health crises and suicide prevention, operational. It passed the Senate earlier this year and will now go to…

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Fresh Focus #5: Healthy Plate Method – All About Protein

Fresh Focus #5: Healthy Plate Method – All About Protein  Posted onThursday, August 13, 2020 9:00 am Posted in Health, Nutrition by VAntage Point Contributor In this episode of Fresh Focus, Tori Stewart, a home-based cardiac rehab dietitian, lays out the different types of protein, why they are important, and provides insight into how much we should be aiming to…

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Coffee Break

Good Morning All   Are some of you a little confused or unsure of the ZOOM program for presenting MHFA Virtual? Well, I am posting this because I am sure several of us out there or those that have staff who are all MHFA Virtual Instructors will appreciate this. Below you will find several videos…

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Virtual MHFA – Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions What is the interface/interaction between the National Council and our individual training participants? Some concern that this extra step will cause communication confusion. The Instructors will interface with NC via email – when they are sent materials or when they have questions/concerns about their courses.  This will happen via our Customer Service…

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Seven Principles for Faith Communities Addressing Mental Illness

Can’t see the images? View As Webpage JUNE 22, 2020 REGISTER NOW for Tomorrow’s Webinar! COMPASSION IN ACTION SERIES—PART I Seven Principles for Faith Communities Addressing Mental Illness June 23, 2020 | 12 PM EST REGISTER: https://bit.ly/CFOI-062320 In this first webinar, the HHS Partnership Center will provide an overview of this new and timely resource, Compassion in Action: A Guide for…

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Conducting Groups via Telehealth During COVID-19: Join COVID-19 Office Hours

Conducting Groups via Telehealth During COVID-19: Join COVID-19 Office Hours Join us this week for our next COVID-19 Office Hour session! The pandemic has rapidly shifted the delivery of behavioral health services to virtual platforms, but how has this transition impacted group sessions? Moving group work from in-person to virtual raises questions around confidentiality and…

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Suicide Prevention Amidst a Pandemic: The Road Ahead

       Reserve your seat for tomorrow’s webinar, “Suicide Prevention Amidst a Pandemic: The Road Ahead” from 2-3:30 p.m. ET, as we discuss the state of suicide and suicide prevention in the U.S. Together with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, and alongside leaders from Vibrant Emotional Health and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, we will:…

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