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Beyond Peer Support: Peer Leaders Inspiring Systems-Level Change

The CAFÉ TA Center invites you to join us for Beyond Peer Support: Peer Leaders Inspiring Systems-Level Change, a conversation about leadership roles people with lived experience are embracing to infuse peer support and recovery values into the systems that serve people with mental health conditions. This free webinar is scheduled for Thursday, March 7th […]

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Strengthening Families in Times of Perceived Crisis

CAFE TAC recently hosted a conversation on supporting loved ones in mental health crisis, Strengthening Families in Times of Perceived Crisis. View the recording here! Are you a family member or caregiver supporting a loved one dealing with mental health challenges and/or addiction? Then this transformative webinar is tailor-made for you! This Zoom event could

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Hearing Voices Network: De-mystifying Voices and Visions

The CAFÉ TA Center recently hosted Hearing Voices Network: De-mystifying Voices and Visions, a free webinar about alternative approaches to voice hearing and visions associated with schizophrenia and other serious mental health conditions. View the recording here! In the US, the experiences of hearing voices, having visions, or sensing or feeling things that others may

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A Focus 2.0 on Social Determinants and Mental Health

The latest edition of CAFE TAC’s Focus 2.0 newsletter is here! This time we take a look at the growing mental health crisis, the role of social determinants in it, and how the peer support and recovery community can bring a new and necessary perspective to addressing its root causes. We also share some new

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Alternatives to Suicide: A Harm Reduction Approach

The CAFÉ TA Center recently hosted Alternatives to Suicide: A Harm Reduction Approach, a conversation about alternative approaches to suicide driven by genuine openness, recovery values, and authentic peer connection. View the recording here! Harm reduction approaches to suicide are evolving as an impactful way of understanding, validating, and supporting people experiencing deep emotional pain.

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The National Supported Education Programs Directory

CAFE TAC is pleased to share a new resource for people with mental health conditions in search of opportunities in higher education, the National Supported Education Programs directory. Supported education is an approach designed to address the higher education goals of individuals with psychiatric disabilities and/or mental health challenges and support their success in post-secondary

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Supporting Employees with Mental Health Conditions: A Short Case Scenario on Facilitating Peer Connection

Employers that pay attention to the mental health and wellness of their employees sometimes recognize opportunities for their employees to support each other. Sometimes connection happens organically; other times, it takes some intention and effort to bring people together. How can managers that know their team members would benefit from connecting with each other and

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Managing Trauma and Distress: Navigating Your Role as You Support Your Loved One’s Mental Health Challenges

Are you a family member or caregiver of a loved one with a mental health condition? Does supporting their recovery and well-being cause you stress and impact your own mental health? Then CAFÉ TAC’s recent webinar, which was held on November 16th, Managing Trauma and Distress: Navigating Your Role as You Support Your Loved One’s

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A Focus 2.0 on Extreme Heat and Mental Health

The latest edition of the Focus 2.0 newsletter is here! In this issue, CAFE TAC discusses the unique threat that extreme heat poses to people with serious mental health conditions due to a number of factors, including the effects of psychiatric medications. We also share updates on supported education research and federal action on mental

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