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First Thursday each month
This re-occurring monthly meeting is for anyone interested in the peer recovery support profession, those providing peer recovery support or anyone whom feels this meeting will benefit them. This meeting allows peers to discuss their professional roles, strenghts/improvements to their services, share resources and anything related to peer recvoery support. All peer recovery supports are welcome. Call-in information is (646) 749-3122, access code: 203-148-821. More information: www.iaprss.org
Unique Recovery Pathway, affectionately referred to as UR (your) Pathway, brings a fresh approach to recovery supports with a weekly support group meeting for Black, Indigenous, & People of Color (BIPOC) in or seeking recovery from addiction/substance misuse, mental health conflicts, and traumatic events. Free to attend, this recovery support group was designed to celebrate all pathways of recovery while supporting the influence of culture and identity on one's healing journey. More information: Register
Every Wednesday 6:00pm
Non-Pathway specific recovery support group. Open to LGBTQIA+ and allies.
Via Zoom: https://mhai-net.zoom.us/j/91367917557, or
In person: Indy REC Center, 1431 N. Delaware Indianapolis, In 46202
Mental Health First Aid is a course to educate individuals about how to interact with and support someone who may be developing a mental health issue or experiencing a crisis. Mental Health First Aid is offered by Purdue Extension facilitators. Facilitators are certified to teach this evidence-based program by the National Council for Behavioral Health. More info: Register
This TIC training, available through Public Health and YOU, is self-paced and available free of charge. Additionally, while the training provides a foundational curriculum to help the learner understand the basic components of TIC, it also gives access to three specialized modules to explore and apply TIC to youth, Veterans, and people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. All learners seeking CEUs are required to complete the Foundations of TIC module (4 hours) and your choice of one of the population specific applications (2 hours) in youth, veterans, or IDD to receive a certificate of completion for credit. More info: Register
Please join Kellie Meyer and the Crisis Intervention Teams from Vigo County and Hamilton County on a pre-recorded e-learning opportunity continuing the 2020-2021 Cultural Linguistic Competency Project.
This 60-minute webinar is provided in three parts.
In Part 1, Kellie Meyer, President of Kellie Meyer Training Solutions and subject matter expert on developing Crisis Intervention Teams, will share how to develop a Crisis Intervention program:
- What is a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)
- How to define and develop a CIT program
- Key standards and stakeholders for a CIT
- How to host Stakeholder strategy meetings.
- How to form a CIT and how to build relationships
- CIT training must include education on mental health diagnoses and trauma-informed care
- Roles of community members in CIT
- Officer training on de-escalation and advanced de-escalation strategies.
In Part 3, the Hamilton County Crisis Intervention Team will discuss how to build relationships between local mental health providers and law enforcement teams. This will be followed by exploring the importance of recognizing, and then deconstructing, the stereotypes of law enforcement culture and mental health culture. Learning objectives include:
- Understanding perceptions on law enforcement culture
- Understanding perceptions on mental health culture
- Building a culture of trust between law enforcement and mental health providers.
More information: Register
Mental Health First Aid - Youth Course
Mental Health First Aid is a course to educate individuals about how to interact with and support someone who may be developing a mental health issue or experiencing a crisis. More info: Register
Youth Peer Support Group Coaching
Join us for Youth Peer Support Group Coaching! These no-cost, virtual meetings offer trained Peer Supporters working with young people an opportunity to have regular coaching sessions. The goal is to provide a space for facilitator led-discussions on topics pertinent to providing youth peer support. This is also a chance to share resources and network while growing your professional skillset. More info: Register
10:00am - 12:00pm
Indiana Recovery Network (IRN) a program of Mental Health America of Indiana, in partnership with Purdue Extension has developed a new education campaign specifically related to rural communities, substance use recovery, recovery community organizations (RCOs), and enhancing community networks for resources and support. More info: Register