Mental Health First Aid Heads to Capitol Hill

I wanted to share the following with you please share: Source: MH1stAid On Friday, March 24, the National Council for Behavioral Health hosted briefings on Capitol Hill to address the importance of Mental Health First Aid trainings for law enforcement officers who regularly respond to calls involving persons in mental health or addiction crises. The panel included three law enforcement officers from across the U.S. who discussed the impact that Mental Health First Aid has had on […] The post Mental Health First Aid Heads to Capitol Hill appeared first on %%EXTBLOGLINK%%. Mental Health First Aid Heads to Capitol Hill Mental Health First Aid Heads to Capitol Hill MH1stAid On Friday, March 24, the National Council for Behavioral Health hosted briefings on Capitol Hill to address the importance of Mental Health First Aid trainings for law enforcement officers who regularly respond to calls involving persons in mental health or addiction crises. The panel included three law enforcement officers from across the U.S. who discussed the impact that Mental Health First Aid has had on […] The post Mental Health First Aid Heads to Capitol Hill appeared first on %%EXTBLOGLINK%%. Source: MH1stAid

Congressional Briefing Addresses Mental Health Disparities for Black Women

I wanted to share the following with you please share: Source: MH1stAid The Congressional Caucus for Black Women and Girls hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill last Thursday, highlighting mental health issues affecting women of color. The briefing, titled “What Makes Black Girls Blue?” addressed the complex intersections of mental health, race, and gender and featured the perspectives of community treatment providers, public officials, and researchers. The panelists offered potential solutions for overcoming barriers to mental health […] The post Congressional Briefing Addresses Mental Health Disparities for Black Women appeared first on %%EXTBLOGLINK%%. Congressional Briefing Addresses Mental Health Disparities for Black Women Congressional Briefing Addresses Mental Health Disparities for Black Women MH1stAid The Congressional Caucus for Black Women and Girls hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill last Thursday, highlighting mental health issues affecting women of color. The briefing, titled “What Makes Black Girls Blue?” addressed the complex intersections of mental health, race, and gender and featured the perspectives of community treatment providers, public officials, and researchers. The panelists offered potential solutions for overcoming barriers to mental health […] The post Congressional Briefing Addresses Mental Health Disparities for Black Women appeared first on %%EXTBLOGLINK%%. Source: MH1stAid