Debbie Plotnick National Mental Health America Speaks Friday 4.29.16 | Washington, DC

Mental Health: Why It’s Always Personal and Why that’s Not a Bad Thing

Healing Voices Screening | Washington, DC

Feel free to SHARE this information for THIS Friday’s, April 29, 2016 FREE motion picture screening of “healing voices” in Washington, DC. Many thanks to Oryx Cohen, PJ Moynihan and the Healing Voices Team. Daphne Klein and Jen Padron lead the welcome. Debbie Plotnick, Vice-President for Mental Health and Systems Advocacy at Mental Health AmericaContinue reading “Healing Voices Screening | Washington, DC”

The Certified Peer Specialist: Role & Action in Crisis Intervention

I will be writing, here, about the functional components for a discerning intentionally driven and mutual peer-based Certified Peer Specialist’s portfolio of peer services deliverables within the behavioral health crisis intervention role(s) when BH is co-located with PH in a fully integrated community public health model. To include the following: 1.0 The Certified Peer SpecialistContinue reading “The Certified Peer Specialist: Role & Action in Crisis Intervention”

NATIONAL MONUMENT TO HONOR DOROTHEA DIX

Issue Proclamation creating National Monument to honor Dorothea Dix Martha Brock Cary, NC The imminent sale of the 608 acres that remain of the former Dorothea Dix Hospital campus endangers historic buildings and a patients’ cemetery. Pleas to preserve part of the site to benefit those in NC with mental illness go ignored by theContinue reading “NATIONAL MONUMENT TO HONOR DOROTHEA DIX”

ACMHA COLLEGE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PEER LEADERSHIP INTEREST GROUP (PLIG) RELEASES NATIONAL TOOLKIT TODAY

NYAPRS Note: Our ACMHA Peer Leaders Interest Group is very pleased to share this Peer Services Toolkit which is the result of numerous discussions amongst our members and research by primary author Patrick Hendry that were funded by a grant from Optum. It’s our hope both peer service leaders, states and new payers alike willContinue reading “ACMHA COLLEGE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PEER LEADERSHIP INTEREST GROUP (PLIG) RELEASES NATIONAL TOOLKIT TODAY”