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MH Update – 10/6/17 – Free webex on Person First Language from the New York State Office of Mental Health

Person First Language

Event address for attendees:

Date and time:

Thursday, October 19, 2017 2:00 pm
Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes


Person 1st Language emphasizes the person, not the disability. By placing
the person first, the disability is no longer the primary, defining
characteristic of an individual, but one of several aspects of the whole
person. People-First Language […]

MH Update – 10/5/17 – Sign Up for MHANYS Self-Care WRAP Seminar on November 1

Provider Self-Care WRAP Seminar One/ November 1st

Wellness & Recovery Action Planning

If you are interested in finding balance between work and your personal
life consider joining us for a one-day Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) workshop. WRAP is a structured plan that focuses on what we need every day to […]

MH Update – 10/5/17 – Pathways to Positive Parenting Training Seminar

Our colleagues at the Maternity and Early Childhood Foundation are holding
an upcoming Positive Parenting Seminar on November 8th featuring Dr. Ira
Chasnoff from the University of Illinois. Last year I had the opportunity
to hear Dr. Chasnoff speak and he was a very powerful and thoughtful
speaker. Also through the SUNYA School of Social Welfare, they are offering
5.5 […]

MH Update – 10/3/17 – Hear What Leading National Health Care Expert is Saying About Impact of Proposed DSH Cuts and Other Behavioral Health Issues

One of the top health issues in New York State is the proposed impact of
the federal cut to the Disproportionate Share (DSH) which pays for
uncompensated health care for countless New Yorkers in hospital settings.
Many of us in the mental health community are gravely concerned about what
these possible cuts will do to community hospitals that have […]