May 28 - May 31
Weekly Affiramtion Engagement
Be kind to yourself. The health benefits of positive thinking Lower rates of depression. Lower levels of distress and pain. Greater resistance to illnesses. Better psychological and physical well-being.
Awaken Pittsburgh is a secular organization that draws on the wisdom of mindfulness and meditation to serve the public. Our programs are specially designed for students, educators, social services and mental health professionals, corporations, and any person or organization seeking to reduce stress and gain clarity and focus in their daily lives.
Wesley Family Services is a non-profit organization that serves more than 20,000 individuals annually throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania. Our more than 900 caring staff members and highly trained and licensed clinicians are committed to providing high-quality behavioral healthcare services and support programs to children, adults, and families over the course of their lifespan so that they are empowered to reach their full potential.
David L. Garlock is a successful returning citizen and criminal justice reform leader. Sharing his powerful testimony of grace and redemption, as well as leveraging his professional expertise and wide-reaching network, David fights for second chances for all and believes that everyone is worthy to be restored.
Compass Mark’s mission is to prevent addiction through education, skill-building and community mobilization.
Pennsylvania's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has a dual mission: to provide quality service to the commonwealth’s veterans and their families, and to oversee and support the members of the Pennsylvania National Guard (PNG).
hosted by Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health
Experiential workshop incorporating trauma informed principles for leaders. Workshop will include a local community leader and practical steps on how they model trauma informed principles.
hosted by Collectively Rooted
Please join Linda Thai for an hour of song, laughter, joy and tenderness as she shares with you irreverent morsels of delightfulness for your inner child and the children (of all ages) in your life!
Inner children, children of all ages, pets, and stuffed animals welcome!
The mental health webinar on the topic of "Men don't talk until it's too late" aims to provide insights and strategies to help men communicate more effectively about their emotions and mental health. Suicide accounts for 1 in every 100 deaths according to the World Health Organisation in 2019 and male suicide is globally known to be double on average compared to female rates.
This session will explore the cultural and social factors that may contribute to men's reluctance to discuss sensitive topics, as well as the impact that this can have on their mental wellbeing. Attendees will learn practical techniques for developing communication skills, such as active listening and empathetic responding, and will have the opportunity to share their experiences and ask questions in a supportive and non-judgmental environment. AjoiA’s aim is to provide a safe space to discuss ways to help and support all people and speak about their inner turmoil with men a particular focus.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) oversees 500 public school districts, more than 170 public charter schools, public cyber charter schools, Career and Technology Centers/Vocational Technical schools, public Intermediate Units, the education of youth in State Juvenile Correctional Institutions, Head Starts and publicly funded preschools, and community colleges.
*CEC ELIGIBLE LIVE EVENT*
hosted by Kellin Foundation
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), nearly 9 million Americans have a co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder, and yet only 7% of those individuals receive treatment for both. Nearly 60 percent receive no treatment at all. Research indicates that co-occurring disorders need to be treated at the same time in integrated care for best outcomes and lower treatment costs for patients. Join this workshop to identify and discuss factors contributing to co-occurring disorders, best practices strategies for integrated care, and how to improve clients’ or peers’ recovery and quality of life.
Denina Bautti, Sage Action Consulting
This is a lightly facilitated movement journey with music to ground you in the present moment, help you release trauma stuck in the body, and move you toward healing. “Lightly facilitated” means there are no choreographed movements or steps to follow. Prompts and suggestions are provided, but each person is invited to move at their own pace and as they wish, which can be seated, standing, or reclined.