May 2017
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Committee Meeting - Access
May 31, 2017 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Excel Center, 1223 Presidio, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Committee Meeting - Cultural Connection
June 1, 2017 9:30am to 11:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

HHS Commission - Prescription Drug Misuse Prevention Town Hall
June 1, 2017 2:00pm to 5:00pm

University of North Texas
Health Sciences Center MET 125 S
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Regional Town Halls are being conducted to discuss best practices and solutions to prevent prescription drug misuse. The ultimate goal is to develop a statewide strategic plan and a community-based public education plan.

Presenter(s):
John R. Parker, US Attorney, Northern District of Texas
Dr. Catherine Colquitt, Medical Director, Tarrant County Public Health
Amanda Robbins, Program Director Fort Worth Safe Communities Coalition
Cynthia Velazquez, Program Director, Challenge of Tarrant County
Dr. Carol Nati, Medical Director, MHMR Tarrant

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Committee Meeting - Membership Engagement
June 7, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX

Membership Meeting
June 12, 2017 8:30am to 10:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St., Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Grants
June 13, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Resilience
June 19, 2017 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Access
June 28, 2017 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Excel Center, 1223 Presidio, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Committee Meeting - Workforce
June 28, 2017 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Lena Pope Professional and Community Workshop - "Human Trafficking; Recognizing Victims and Working Together to Respond"
June 29, 2017 9:00am to 12:00pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center
3200 Sanguinet St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

This course explores the sex trafficking of minors in our community.  Learn the key vulnerabilities of at-risk groups and how any child can become a victim.  Explore collaboration within the community and ways to respond.  

Presenter(s):  
George Lynch, CEO of Traffick911 and creator of Hooked:  Porn's Hold on the Brain.  He assisted in development of Passport to Freedom, which trains travel industry employees and provides scholarships for trafficking survivors.
Lindsey Speak, Director of Programs for Traffick911 overseeing all prevention, identification, and empowerment initiatives.

$20 general registration, $15 students.  Includes continental breakfast.  Space is limited.

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Committee Meeting - Membership Engagement
July 5, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX

Committee Meeting - Cultural Connection
July 6, 2017 9:30am to 11:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Membership Meeting
July 10, 2017 8:30am to 10:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St., Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Grants
July 11, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Resilience
July 17, 2017 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Access
July 26, 2017 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Excel Center, 1223 Presidio, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Committee Meeting - Workforce
July 26, 2017 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

TBRI and Trauma Informed Classrooms
August 1, 2017 8:30am to August 2, 2017 3:30pm

Cendera Center
3600 Benbrook Hwy
Fort Worth, TX 76117

Education professionals learn how to disarm fear, optimize learning and facilitate healing for vulnerable children.

Presenter(s):  Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development

$40 fee (includes breakfast and lunch)
CEUs
Application deadline is June 13th

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Committee Meeting - Membership Engagement
August 2, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX

Committee Meeting - Cultural Connection
August 3, 2017 9:30am to 11:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Grants
August 8, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Texas Health and Human Services Commission Regional Workshop - "Implementing Strategies for Integrating Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Access"
August 11, 2017 9:00am to 12:00pm

Fort Worth, TX

This workshop will build the 2016 NAS Symposium and the 2016 Texas Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Workshops. The presenters will provide an update on the opioid epidemic in Texas and new trends. Information will be given on how to develop guidelines and strategies for effective street outreach.

Workshops will take place throughout Texas.

Free.  
CEU's available for LCDC, LPC, LMFT and SW.

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Membership Meeting
August 14, 2017 8:30am to 10:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St., Fort Worth, TX 76107

CommitteeMeeting - Tarrant Cares Governance
August 18, 2017 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Tarrant County Public Health
1101 S. Main
Fort Worth, TX

Committee Meeting - Resilience
August 21, 2017 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Workforce
August 23, 2017 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Contact Us

MENTAL HEALTH CONNECTION
3200 Sanguinet Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Patsy Thomas, President

For more information call: 817.927.5200 or email: contact@mentalhealthconnection.org

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