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Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Primary Care Practices

In 2018, the Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) and the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Mental Health (WICHE MHP) Program updated and released a FREE web-based toolkit that contains information and tools to implement state of the art suicide prevention practices in primary care practices.

To download a free copy, please visit the SPRC or WICHE MHP websites.

Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit

June 11, 2018

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health and Services Administration has revised the 2016 Opioid Overdose Prevention Toolkit to help prevent overdose deaths related to opioid users.

This FREE toolkit offers strategies to health care providers, communities, and local governments for developing practices and policies to help prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Access reports for community members, prescribers, patients and families, and those recovering from opioid overdose. Learn…
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NAMI Walks Hawaii

About NAMI and NAMI Hawaii

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

NAMI Hawaii provides support, information, and resources for family members and loved ones of those with mental illness. In addition, NAMI Hawaii advocates for a system, for youth in particular, which does not criminalize mental illness but…
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FREE Training: Opioid Use, Abuse, and Solutions

The Western Region Public Health Training Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Offie of Public Health, and Hawaii Public Health Training Hui is hosting a free training on opioid use, abuse and solutions. This training is available in-person at the Queen’s Medical Center’s conference room and online via Zoom.

Heather Lusk, Executive Director of the Life Foundation and CHOW Project is the guest speaker. Community health workers, certified substance abuse…
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FREE Training: Mental Wellness, Mental Health Screening Tools, and Solutions

The Western Region Public Health Training Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa’s Office of Public Health, and Hawaii Public Health Training Hui is hosting a free training on mental wellness. This training is available in-person at the Queen’s Medical Center’s conference room and online via Zoom.

Trisha Kajimura, Executive Director of Mental Health America of Hawaii is the guest speaker. Community health workers, certified substance abuse counselors, nurses, and social…
Read more… FREE Training: Mental Wellness, Mental Health Screening Tools, and Solutions

National Recovery Month

In September 2018, communities across the nation join together to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders. Please visit recoverymonth.gov to learn more about this annual event and to access resources in planning events and distributing information on recovery.