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There will be NO membership meeting in July

The next regular membership meeting will be held:

Monday,August 10, 2015
8:30-10:00 a.m.
Lena Pope
3200 Sanguinet
Fort Worth, Texas 76107


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Click here for Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D.'s, PowerPoint presentation on resilience

Click here for an update on the 1115 Waiver projects

Click here to learn more about helping children through traumatic experiences

Click here to see "The Changing Expectations of the Juvenile Justice System in Texas"

Final Tarrant County CBMCS 
Four-Day Training in July

Mental Health Connection will hold the final four-day California Brief Multicultural Competency Scale (CBMCS) training in Tarrant County on July 16, 17, 23 and 24. Participants must attend all four days to complete the course.

If you or anyone in your agency has not yet been through CBMCS training, you will not want to miss this opportunity. The training will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day at Lena Pope, 3200 Sanguinet, Fort Worth 76107. 

The cost is $125 per person for members of Mental Health Connection and $175 for non-members. The fee includes 32 CEU hours.

Click here to register.

For more information, contact Estrella Griggs at egriggs@santafeyouth.org or call her at 817-492-4673.

TarrantCares.org NearsTarrant Cares
36 Million Hits Since Launch

Do you or your clients need to find local health or socialservices? What about information on medications and medical tests? Then TarrantCares.org is the place for you. Almost 36 million users have hit the Tarrant Cares.org website since its launch on March 30, 2011. While on the site, they find resources for local services ranging from healthcare and housing to employment, support groups, ex-offender reentry resources andmore. A library of more than 30,000 articles onhealth, parenting and other topics also includes information on medications and medical tests – all written in everyday language.

Create your own personal health record that you can share with physicians or anyone you want. Tarrant Cares protects your records with the same security used by banks.

Specialized sections within Tarrant Cares offer information specifically related to:

  • Adult and juvenile community corrections
  • Children and families
  • Domestic, sexual and other violence
  • Ex-Offender Reentry Resources
  • Intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Mental/behavioral health
  • Prenatal to age 5
  • Public health and healthy communities
  • Seniors/adults with disabilities
  • Veterans, service members and their families

Join the millions of others who have found help on TarrantCares.org by checking it out today.

To help tell others know about Tarrant Cares through your agency's newsletter, Facebook page, Web site and more, click here for art and articles that will help.

American Hospital Association Recognizes Mental Health Connection

In a letter to the White House, the American Hospital Association has cited Mental Health Connection as an example of the ways hospitals have worked in their communities to address behavioral health needs. Wayne Young, Vice President of Operations and Administrator of Trinity Springs Pavilion at JPS Health, sits on the Governing Council of the AHA’s Section for Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Services. In a recent conference call, he shared the work of Mental Health Connection. The Section contacted him for permission to use the information about Mental Health Connection in the letter to the White House.

Click here to read the letter.

Family Resource Centers
Review the First 10 Years

The Fort Worth ISD Family Resource Centers celebrated their 10th anniversary last year. Click here to see a recap of achievements since the centers opened.

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