December 9, 2010
The holidays are a time to come together, meet new friends and colleagues, reflect on the great accomplishments of the past year and continue dialogue around the events for the upcoming year.
Austin Area African American Behavioral Health Network Lunch and Learn
Spirituality and Mental Health: Working with Clergy
November 12, 2010
Presentation and discussion on the challenges and resources for achieving optimal mental health. Join a diverse group of local African-American clergy, consumers, family members and professionals for a dialogue about spirituality and mental health. This is a follow-up session to the inspiring October lunch and learn presented by Minister Joseph Collins.
Austin Area African American Behavioral Health Professionals Lunch and Learn: Spirituality and Mental Health
October 15, 2010
Presentation and roundtable discussion with other behavioral health professionals on the challenges and resources for achieving optimal mental health. African Americans have a strong connection to a higher power and believe faith is the answer to many of life’s challenges. Spirituality can play a key role in the recovery and healing of individuals who experience mental illness and their loved ones. We will explore how to bring together faith-based communities with mental health professionals, consumers and family members in an effort to strengthen the mind, body and soul of individuals living with mental illness in our community.
Monthly Meeting of the Austin Area African American Behavioral Health Professionals
Lunch and Learn Session: Understanding Mental Health Conditions in Children and Youth
August 12, 2010
Roundtable discussion with other behavioral health professionals on the challenges and resources for achieving optimal mental health in children. Serious emotional disturbances can severely disrupt the daily lives of children and youth at home, in school, or in the community. Families, schools, and communities must work together to raise children and youth to become mentally and physically healthy adults. Equally important is the availability of resources and supports in the community.
June 24, 2010 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.