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April 16: K.N.O.W. 2 Prevent: The One Choice 5

What caring adults need to know. about preventing youth substance abuse. Register now.

April 18: Virtual Overdose Prevention Training
Virtual Zoom training on the third Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. Free training: Following training, participants receive a kit by mail. Register now: ssal@drugcrisisinourbackyard.com

May 6th: NAMI - In Our Own Voice

On May 6th, join NAMI for "In Our Own Voice", a unique public education presentation in which speakers share their compelling personal stories of living with mental health challenges and achieving recovery. Register now.

May 9th: Beyond Stigma: Mental Health Help-Seeking Behaviors in Teens

The Morgan Stanley Alliance for Children’s Mental Health invites you to join JED for an expert panel discussing important findings from this research, including:

  • Top concerns holding teens back from asking for help

  • Where teens turn for support and what they really want when reaching out for help

  • How parents and other adults can better enable teens to talk about their mental health

Register Now.

May 13th: Family and Friends

A 90-minute no-cost a webinar that informs people who have loved ones with a mental health condition how to best support them. It’s also an opportunity to meet other people in similar situations and gain community support. Register now.

Weekly Spotlight Family Support Groups

Drug Crisis in Our Backyard holds weekly Spotlight Family Support Groups, held virtually every Tuesday and Wednesday via Zoom. Spotlight on Recovery is a Family Educational and Support Group for families struggling with a loved one misusing substances. For more information click here.

The Parent Support Network 

The Parent Support Network is a program of Mental Health America that seeks to provide support for parents and guardians who are concerned about the mental health of their children through confidential, peer-to-peer meetings. For a list of upcoming virtual meetings, click here.  

NAMI Westchester

The families and members of NAMI Westchester are here to help! They offer understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and the treatment of mental illness. To view their calendar, click here.

 

Other Parents Like Me

An online parent to parent support community designed for parents of teens and young adults struggling with mental health issues. Learn more.

Mindspring Mental Health Alliance 
Provides free mental health education opportunities to the public through webinars on a wide variety of mental health topics. Webinars are hosted every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. View their calendar of events here.

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