Understanding the Opioid Epidemic is a one hour documentary, and community education and engagement initiative. NPS feed on January 17, 2018 at 10:00 p.m. Website Link Education Materials including videos, images and classroom content
Fundamentals of Disaster Mental Health Practice: February 1, 2018, 8:00 to 4:30 at Buffalo Psychiatric Center Strozzi Building, Room 2036. The NYS Office of Mental Health has developed the Fundamentals of Disaster Mental Health Practice (FDMHP) as a core curriculum for training mental health workers interested in providing mental health assistance to survivors of disaster. Participation as an OMH DMH Responder requires completion of this course or its predecessor, Disaster Mental Health: A Critical Response (DMH:ACR).
NYS-OMH 'ACADEMY OF PEERS' (APS) SPRING 2018 TRAINING SCHEDULE: Enjoy learning in an interactive classroom environment. Upon completion of ALL modules and passing each on-line test, you are eligible to apply for provisional certification as a Peer Specialist in NYS - All for FREE! Click for Class Schedule Click for Enrollment Form
Be the 1 to Make a Difference : For many, December marks the start of the holiday season. But the holidays don't represent a season of joy for everyone. According to a report from the American Psychological Association, 38% of people report that their stress inceases around the holidays. The high volume of parties around the holidays can make this a particularly difficult time of year for people facing substance abuse challenges. Click on the link and see how you can get involved in this.