Healthy Minds Matter
A workshop series that addresses mental health awareness, recovery and self-advocacy in an urban context. The series will consist of four 90-minute workshops:
Healthy Minds in Our Communities - Defines mental health in the context of the urban environment with discussion points on inner city stressors and common mental health challenges.
|May 3||1||Th||6-7:30pm||Kimme Carlos|
Defines stress with discussion points on stress management and the practice of mental health and wellness for everyday life.
|May 10||1||Th||6-7:30PM||Kimme Carlos|
Defines addiction with discussion points on risk factors, recognizing addictive behaviors and getting treatment.
Teaches self-advocacy for mental health services and crisis management for self, family and loved ones.
|May 31||1||Th||6-7:30pm||Kimme Carlos|
Workshop participants will come away with the following learned experiences:
An understanding of the stressors in urban environments and the effects on mental health. An understanding of common mental health challenges including addiction, anxiety, borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and suicide awareness. Mental health and wellness management techniques to combat stress and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Self-advocacy strategies for mental health services and crisis management.
Kimme Carlos, UMHA Founder & Executive Director
Class meets at James Kerney Campus- Trenton