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Addressing Rural Mental Health Webinar Series

Jun 10, 2019

The Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center just announced three new webinars in their Rural Mental Health Series. The upcoming webinars are addressing:

Farm Crisis and Behavioral Health

  • June 19 @ 1:00 - 2:30 pm Central
    This webinar will provide a backdrop to the recurrence of the farm crisis, new legislation to address the crisis, as well as strategies for addressing the needs of farming communities.
    Presenter: Charles Griffin, MS, Research Assistant Professor, Emeritus, School for Family Studies and Human Services, College of Human Ecology Kansas State University
    Register for Session 2

A Rural Veteran Suicide Prevention Program

  • June 20 @ 1:00 - 2:30 pm Central
    This webinar will cover the Together With Veterans Program. This program targets rural populations and empowers veterans to lead community-based and evidence-informed planning efforts to address veteran suicide locally, and discuss implementation strategies.
    Presenter: Gina Brimner, MSW, LCSW, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)
    Register for Session 3

Housing For All in Rural Communities

  • June 24 @ 1:00 - 2:30 pm Central
    This webinar will cover housing for all in rural communities and focus on housing solutions for persons with mental health concerns in rural settings.
    Presenter: Jennifer Lopez, MS, President, Project Moxie
    Register for Session 4

All training sessions are provided for free and registration is strongly encouraged.