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A New Focus 2.0 Takes a Look at Cultural Health

The CAFE TA Center is excited to share the latest edition of our Focus 2.0 newsletter! This time we take a look at cultural health, mental health disparities, and building equity; invite you to share what you want employers to know about mental health in the workplace; preview our upcoming trainings on integrated care and family …

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A Webinar on The Future of Integrated Care

CAFÉ TAC recently hosted you to attend a free webinar on the challenges and opportunities presented by integrated care, and the implications for mental health peers and peer-run organizations in their efforts to promote recovery values and drive systems change. This webinar, The Time is NOW: Peer-Run Organizations and Integrated Care, was hosted by Cherene …

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A Learning Community on Self-Disclosure, Representation, and Empowerment

The CAFÉ TA Center recently hosted a Learning Community that explored the decisions people with lived experience of mental health conditions make about how they talk about their own mental health, how mental health is represented in our public discourse, and how people can create a space for their own empowerment and impact the way …

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A Learning Community on Personal Money Management

In June of 2021 The CAFÉ TA Center hosted a learning community that explored the topic of personal money management for peers and mental health consumers​. Participants  learned from each other about how to overcome challenges related to personal finance that can be exacerbated by their lived experience. This learning community further explored some of …

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A New Focus 2.0 on Bringing Recovery to Mental Health Month

Check out the newest edition of the Focus 2.0 newsletter! This issue examines the role people with lived experience of mental health conditions can play in Mental Health Month, provides an updated on our most recent training activities, and introduces a new feature, “Capacity Corner,” where we take a look at some common leadership challenges …

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A Webinar on a Youth Perspective on Mental Health Stigma

The CAFÉ TA Center presented Destigmatizing Mental Health, Inside and Out: A Youth Perspective at 2 PM ET on Tuesday, March 30th. A recording of this webinar is available here. Youth leadership in mental health can take many forms, and there are endless paths to get there. In this webinar, one young leader, Sylvie Krause, …

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A Learning Community on Peer Leadership

The CAFÉ TA Center recently completed its first  learning community, which explored the topic of peer leadership, and how people with mental health conditions can turn their lived experience into positive change in their communities. What’s a “learning community”? It’s an opportunity for a small group of people to come together to learn about and …

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A Webinar on Financial Basics for Mental Health Consumers

The CAFÉ TA Center hosted a webinar on financial literacy and money basics, “A Foundation for Your Finances: A Review of the Basic Building Blocks of Personal Financial Sustainability for Peers and Consumers” on Wednesday, January 27th. Dealing with finances and money management can be intimidating. There are new terms to learn, and a lot …

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Announcement of New Grant Award from SAMHSA

The CAFÉ TA Center is pleased to announce that we have received a new SAMHSA-funded five-year Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Center grant award! Over the past ten years, CAFÉ TAC has worked closely with a variety of peer-run organizations that represent people with mental health conditions and certified peer specialists in states across the country. …

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