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NAMI Family to Family FREE Online Education Series

1 in 5 people live with a mental health condition such as anxiety, depressive disorders, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. These people, in turn, have family members who are also affected, as those family members and significant others try their best to help their loved ones. Fortunately, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) exists to help all concerned. Founded in 1979, today NAMI is an alliance of more than 600 local affiliates who work in communities across the country to...

California Behavioral Health Planning Quarterly Health Meeting in Sacramento Oct 16 - 18, 2019

Arden Tucker, a Resilient Sacramento member, is on the California Behavioral Health Planning Council (CBHPC) and wanted to make everyone aware of the upcoming quarterly meeting being held in Sacramento on Oct 16 - 18, 2019 at the Courtyard Sacramento in Midtown. Anyone is able to attend and because mental health is one of the pressing issues in our area it would be insightful to hear the options of this advisory body. The CBHPC informs the State Administration and the Legislature on priority...

Traumatic Brain Injury and the Relationship to ACEs

Laura Williams, MA, LPC spoke on the relationship between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and ACEs at the Oct 8 Resilient Sacramento Meeting. One striking research finding was the rate for TBI is increased in children and youth who have pre-injury psychiatric disorders and those who are experiencing high psychosocial risk (ACEs). In her work at the Veterans Treatment Courts in Colorado Springs and Denver, assessments showed over 80 percent of the clients had both ACEs and TBI. A lively...

'Trauma Training Plus' for Schools and Districts

Good Day Educators, I am hopeful your reading this and still enjoying a summer break! Do you have or know of a site struggling with behavior? Staff overwhelm? Have you thought of training in Trauma? Or have had training in Trauma and just do not know what to do next? If yes, please read... Here is the long version of what I offer that most likely is different and Thank you so much for being here, a part of ACES Connection and giving me a platform to share. Here is my website:...

Momentum on ACEs and Resilience in Sacramento!

Did you see this article in the Sacramento Bee? This Community Connections Forum was hosted by Health Net, and focused on educating the community about childhood trauma, as well as the need to build resilient communities in Sacramento and throughout California. Health Net expects to continue to engage this issue. Local partners include Greater Sacramento Urban League, La Familia Counseling Center, Sacramento County, and WellSpace Health. As you can see from the photo, members of Resilient...

June 1 is the Last Day to Register for the "4CA" Policymaker Education Day (on July 11)

Register by June 1 to participate in a state wide education day at the State Capitol, with the goals to 1) Raise awareness of the impact of childhood adversity on children, youth, families, and communities and 2) Address gaps and structural inequities in systems so they can prevent and appropriately respond to childhood adversity, strengthen protective factors and build resilience.

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