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NAMI Connection Support Group Facilitator Training

The NAMI Connection Recovery Support Group Program is a peer-led support group program for any adult (18+) with a mental health condition. NAMI Connection grew out of the NAMI Family … Read more

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QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

  QPR Gatekeepers are trained to understand and recognize a mental health crisis. They learn the warning signs that someone may be contemplating suicide and are given the language to … Read more

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Scattering CJ Film Screening & Discussion

NAMI Bucks County PA and the Bucks County Suicide Prevention Task Force are proud to announce the upcoming virtual screening of Spark Media’s latest documentary feature Scattering CJ on Thursday, … Read more

Mental Health Needs Rise With Pandemic

Mental Health Needs Rise With Pandemic

September 11, 2020 By Greta Anderson Inside Higher Ed https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2020/09/11/students-great-need-mental-health-support-during-pandemic While the country continues to battle the coronavirus, college health professionals are also monitoring a growing crisis among young adults … Read more

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Incarcerated instead of in treatment

September 14, 2020 WHYY https://whyy.org/episodes/incarcerated-instead-of-in-treatment/ WITF health reporter Brett Sholtis was wrapping up work on a Friday night when he got a collect call from the Bucks County jail. The caller … Read more

No one is alone, mental health help is available in Pennsylvania

No one is alone, mental health help is available in Pennsylvania

August 15, 2020 Connect FM https://www.connectradio.fm/2020/08/15/no-one-is-alone-mental-health-help-is-available-in-pennsylvania/ Harrisburg, PA – If you’re dealing with anxiety, depression, or other mental health issues, resources are available in Pennsylvania. You can talk to someone on … Read more

Schools stare down teen mental health crisis as they prepare for largely virtual year

Schools stare down teen mental health crisis as they prepare for largely virtual year

August 23, 2020 By Elizabeth Hardison Pennsylvania Capital-Star https://www.penncapital-star.com/education/schools-stare-down-teen-mental-health-crisis-as-they-prepare-for-largely-virtual-year/ Pennsylvania schools have retrofitted buildings and overhauled class schedules to protect public health this fall – but they’ve said less about … Read more

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“Suicide the Ripple Effect” Film Screening & Discussion

The Bucks County Suicide Prevention Task Force and NAMI Bucks County are co-hosting a local premiere screening of Suicide: The Ripple Effect, a film created to help reduce the number … Read more

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NAMI Virtual Forum: Tackling Parent & Caregiver Back-to-School Burnout

Join us as we welcome James Mast, LPC, to the NAMI Virtual Forum as he tackles the topic of Parent & Caregiver Back-to-School Burnout on Thursday, September 17th at 7:00 … Read more