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Community Center Recognitions – August 2016

Community Center Recognitions – August 2016

Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County Awarded $2M Grant to Provide Mental health and Substance Use Treatment to Persons Who Are Homeless SAMHSA awarded a $736,261 grant for three years to Behavioral Health Center of Nueces County.  The new project, “Chronic Homeless Intervention Program,” will serve 150 individuals/families experiencing homelessness by providing accessible, effective and comprehensive, integrated and co-located evidence–based treatment services. The project will...

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UPDATE Mental Health First Aid

UPDATE Mental Health First Aid

Taking the lead locally on a global strategy Would you know how to recognize the signs and symptoms of someone struggling with depression or experiencing a panic attack in a crowded room? Would you know what to do? Community Centers hold trainings throughout the state for individuals from all parts of the community.  Trainees have included personnel from the following types of organizations: law enforcement,...

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Speak Your Mind Texas

Speak Your Mind Texas

 Join the Conversation on Mental Health and Substance Use Issues To counter misconceptions about mental illness and help connect people with resources, the Texas Department of State Health Services launched the Speak Your Mind Texas, a statewide conversation about mental health to spread the message that help is available and recovery is possible. Resources at speakyourmindtexas.org will help people recognize mental illness and substance abuse...

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