October 2017
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Committee Meeting - Membership Engagement
October 4, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

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

Committee Meeting - Cultural Connection
October 5, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

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

Membership Meeting
October 9, 2017 8:30am to 10:00am

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

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

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

MHA Insight Seminar - "Opiates: How We Got Here and Where Do We Go"
October 13, 2017 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Mental Health America of Greater Tarrant County
3136 W 4th St
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Learn how heroin was first distributed in the United States and how the opioid epidemic spread so systematically in the last ten years.  Discuss ways to handle the epidemic moving forward.  

Presenter(s):  Deirdre Brown, LCDC, BA; Senior Director Residential & Homeless Services, MHMR Tarrant, Behavioral Health

3 hour CEU.  $50 non- MHA members, $40 MHA members, $20 students

More information and to register

The Excel Center/Millwood Hospital Presents: 4th Monday CEU "Social Media: The Good, The Bad and the #Selfie"
October 23, 2017 12:00pm to 2:00pm

MHMR Tarrant County
4th Floor Board Room
3840 Hulen Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Gain an intrinsic view of teens and social media.  Hear how it defines their popularity and self worth, and how it can be their view of reality.

Presenter(s):  Sarah Brooks

To register

LGBTQ Focus Group 1 - (Three different focus group times/locations will be offered for your convenience)
October 24, 2017 2:00pm to 4:00pm

The Parenting Center
2928 W 5th St
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Presented by the Mental Health Connection CLC Committee - LGBTQ Subcommittee.

Do you feel you have all the knowledge and tools you need to work with members of the LGBTQ community who seek your services? If not, the LGBTQ Subcommittee of the Mental Health Connection Cultural Competence Committee wants to hear from you.   

The focus group is designed to determine gaps in knowledge, tools, and competence within the provider community so that the subcommittee can create a plan to fill those gaps.

More information and to register

If you are unable to attend any of the focus groups, please take just a few minutes to complete the online survey

LGBTQ Focus Group 2 - (Three different focus group times/locations will be offered for your convenience)
October 24, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Parenting Center
2928 W 5th St
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Presented by the Mental Health Connection CLC Committee - LGBTQ Subcommittee.

Do you feel you have all the knowledge and tools you need to work with members of the LGBTQ community who seek your services? If not, the LGBTQ Subcommittee of the Mental Health Connection Cultural Competence Committee wants to hear from you.   

The focus group is designed to determine gaps in knowledge, tools, and competence within the provider community so that the subcommittee can create a plan to fill those gaps.  

More information and to register

If you are unable to attend any of the focus groups, please take just a few minutes to complete the online survey.

Committee Meeting - Access
October 25, 2017 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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

Family Connection Presents - "Medicaid YES Waiver and Applying for Disability Benefits" Parent Workshop
October 25, 2017 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Easter Seals of North Texas - Fort Worth Center
1424 Hemphill St
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Presenter(s):
Lillian Wilson, SSI Application
Brandice D. Mueller, YES Waiver

MHC Access Committee - Community Intake and Front-Line Quarterly Meeting (4th)
October 25, 2017 12:00pm to 1:30pm

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

Fourth in a quarterly series for intake and front-line personnel in our community, working to enhance access to mental health and substance use disorder services.

Table discussions followed by a demonstration of Tarrant Cares and how we can utilize and maximize this resource to help us with our referrals in Tarrant County.

Lunch provided.

LGBTQ Focus Group 3 - (Three different focus group times/locations will be offered for your convenience)
October 25, 2017 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Alliance for Children - Arlington
1320 W Abram St, Suite 100
Arlington, TX 76013

Presented by the Mental Health Connection CLC Committee - LGBTQ Subcommittee.

Do you feel you have all the knowledge and tools you need to work with members of the LGBTQ community who seek your services? If not, the LGBTQ Subcommittee of the Mental Health Connection Cultural Competence Committee wants to hear from you.   

The focus group is designed to determine gaps in knowledge, tools, and competence within the provider community so that the subcommittee can create a plan to fill those gaps.

More information and to register

If you are unable to attend any of the focus groups, please take just a few minutes to complete the online survey.

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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