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Inspiration for National Recovery Month

SAMHSA recently celebrated National Recovery Month, to recognize the reality of recovery for those facing mental health and substance abuse challenges. Part of that effort included a “Recovery Widget” that offers a little bit of inspiration for those in recovery, and we would like to share it with you. Check it out!

Check out the CAFE TA Center’s Resource Compendium

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to present 2011 Selected Topical Resources. This publication is a compendium of resources, information, and links for consumers of mental health services and programs that serve them related to our topical areas of focus, including emerging adults, employment, organizational sustainability, supported education, and wellness. We hope that you find 2011 Selected Topical Resources to be a useful resource!

Focus 8: Disaster Preparedness: Are We Ready?

From tornadoes in the Midwest, to flooding in the Northeast, to wild fires in the Southwest, recent events have reminded us that everyone needs to be ready for a potential disaster. Times of natural or man-made disaster can be especially difficult for Americans with behavioral health needs, as they can be cut off from essential support systems for days or weeks at a time, while also being “triggered” by traumatic events in their community. It is often said that it is not a matter of “if” a disaster will occur, but “when.” So what can individuals do? Prepare now, before …

About The CAFE TA Center

The CAFÉ TA Center is a program of The Family Café, a cross-disability organization that has been connecting individuals with information, training and resources since 1998. The Center is supported by SAMHSA to operate one of its five national technical assistance centers; providing technical assistance, training, and resources that facilitate the restructuring of the mental health system through effective consumer directed approaches for adults with serious mental illnesses across the country.

We Exist to Help You

The CAFÉ TA Center is committed to providing quality training to consumers and advocates throughout the country. Consumers in the community need the right knowledge and tools to effectively organize, speak for themselves, and thrive in their daily lives. Thanks to the technology available, it has become relatively easy to connect with consumers and advocates and share resources without having to ask people to interrupt their daily routines by traveling to attend training.

Check Our Resource Bank

The CAFÉ TA Center is committed to connecting consumers, advocates and organizations with information and resources that can make a real difference for them, regardless of where they come from. That’s why we have created this section, to house those resources that partners, experts, peers and advocates and developed and chosen to share with others. We truly believe that our advocacy and capacity can be greatly enhanced by working together, not only across states and SAMHSA programs, but also across the entire spectrum of healthcare and human services advocacy.

820 East Park Ave. Suite F-100. Tallahassee, FL 32301

Phone: 850/224-4670

Toll Free: 855/CAFE-TAC (223-3822)

Fax: 850/224-4674