Real Talk Town Hall- September 29, 2020

September is the national month for mental health awareness, suicide prevention, and substance use recovery. Join us on September 29, 2020 from 7-8pm, as we discuss the rise of mental health challenges, including substance misuse and suicide, as well as how they are linked to the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and systemic racism. Register today…

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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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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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SUICIDE IS A COMMUNITY ISSUE

https://www.prainc.com/suicide-community-issue/ SUICIDE IS A COMMUNITY ISSUE APRIL 9, 2020   |     ANNOUNCEMENTS By Victor Ray Armstrong, M.S.W., Director, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Perhaps I am influenced by my social work teachings, but I believe the way we make sense of the world,…

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