mental health

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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March 24 Webinar: Staying in Your Lane: Managing Roles and Responsibilities as your Peer-Run Organization Grows

Join us for the next webinar in the Peer-Run Organization Learning Collaborative Series! Staying in Your Lane: Managing Roles and Responsibilities as your Peer-Run Organization Grows Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 2:00 – 3:30 ET As peer-run organizations grow, the roles and responsibilities of individuals involved in the organization evolve in complex ways. A new organization …

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New Year News and Notes from CAFE TAC

With the arrival of a new year, we’re also pleased to announce a new series of webinars in the Peer-Run Organization Learning Collaborative Webinar Series. This series of webinars is hosted by the five Consumer/Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Centers: the National Empowerment Center, the CAFÉ TA Center, NAMI STAR Center, Doors to Wellbeing, and Peerlink. …

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Year End News and Notes from The CAFE TA Center

In this year-end edition of news and notes, we want to start off by letting you know about a major funding opportunity for mental health consumer organizations: the SAMHSA Statewide Consumer Network grant. This grant is SAMHSA’s main vehicle to support the work of state-based organizations that work to promote recovery, peer support, and a …

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News and Notes from The CAFE TA Center

In this edition of News and Notes, we’d like to call attention a recent article on mental health from an unlikely source, professional basketball player Kevin Love. In a post on The Player’s Tribune earlier this month, which you can read in full at https://www.theplayerstribune.com/kevin-love-everyone-is-going-through-something/, Love reveals that he experienced a panic attack during a …

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News, Notes, and a Major Funding Opportunity

SAMHSA has just released a funding opportunity announcement for the Statewide Consumer Network (SCN) grant program. The SCN is the SAMHSA grant program that supports statewide consumer mental health organizations in several states across the nation. The purpose of this program is to improve efforts to address the needs of adults with serious mental illness …

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