peer support

A Webinar on Peer Leadership, Thursday November 5th

The CAFÉ TA Center hosted a webinar on peer leadership, “Leadership Roles for Peers and Peer Specialists . . . within Peer-Run Organizations, the CPS Industry, and the Peer Community” at 2PM ET on Thursday, November 5th, 2020. Individuals with mental health conditions have the experience, knowledge, and understanding to transform the mental health system …

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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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News and Notes for October 18

It’s October, and with the new month comes a renewed focus on mental health awareness among people with lived experience of mental health conditions. Tuesday, October 10th marks World Mental Health Day, an international recognition of the importance of mental health as part of overall health and wellness sponsored by the World Health Organization. This …

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