2014 MHFA Training Schedule
Touchstone Health Partners recognizes the need for people to take care of their mental health and we want to bring more resources to our community. We are helping to pioneer Mental Health First Aid to Northern Colorado to encourage public understanding of the sign and symptoms associated with behavioral health issues. Through this national certified our certification course, you’ll become a mental health first aider. Get more details at our Mental Health First Aid page.
All courses take place at Touchstone Health Partners’ Crestridge location at 125 Crestridge St. Fort Collins, CO
Mental Health First Aid
Monday, July 14th, 8 am-5:30 pm
Monday, September 8th, 8 am-5:30 pm
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Monday, August 4th, 8 am-5:30 pm
Monday, October 6th, 8 am-5:30 pm
“Be a Lifeline: Intro to MHFA”
Wednesday, August 13th, 8 am-10 am
All dates/courses subject to change.
City of Fort Collins Human Relations Commission
Mental Health Information Forum
The second of this quarterly, 8-part Mental Health Information Series will help shine light on the topic of mental health in our community. This event, entitled “The State of Mental Health in Northern Colorado: Major Issues and Community Resources,” is designed for everyone with a stake in mental health in our community, from patients, family members, mental health care providers to the general public.
August 12, 2014: Suicide Prevention: Information and Resources
October 14, 2014: Mental Health Issues Impacting the Public Schools: Information and Resources
January 13, 2015: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Resources for Disaster Survivors, Emergency Caregivers and Abuse Survivors
March 10, 2015: Mental Health Issues Impacting Law Enforcement and the Penal System
May 12, 2015: Mental Health Issues Impacting Homelessness, Joblessness and Poverty
July 14, 2014: Community Input: How to De-Stigmatize Mental Health Issues
Join the conversation from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Harmony Library, 4616 Shields St., Fort Collins. Beverages and dessert will be provided.
“What if?” Art, Music, Film and Dance Event
Saturday, July 19th, 7-9pm, Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia, Fort Collins, CO
An evening of arts and inspiration celebrating the creative energy of filmographers, dancers, painters, musicians and visual artists in our community.
Proceeds benefit Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention Initiatives.
Tickets: $10 at www.fcgov.com/lctix or at the ticket office.
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
COPREVENT Webinar Series
Improving the Mental and Emotional Well-Being of Communities through the National Prevention Strategy
The Health Resources and Service Administration will host a series of webinars on the National Prevention Strategy as it relates to community-level mental health. Registration is open to the public and will be available approximately one month before the date of each webinar. All webinars will take place from 2-3:30 p.m. Mountain Time.
- July 17: Prescription Drug Abuse: Why Does it Matter and What Can We Do?
- Sept 18: Recovery Oriented Systems of Care
- Nov 20: Suicide Prevention and Response: Successful Community Strategies
Chipping Fore Charities Golf Tournament
Monday September 8, 2014 Fort Collins Country Club
Benefiting the Touchstone Health Partners’ Namaqua Center, Registration includes:
- Coupon for a second round of golf at Fort Collins Country Club
- Two meals
- On-course contests, including hole-in‐one prizes
- Door prizes and silent auctions
For more information, and to register, click here.
Touchstone Health Partners Annual Free Fundraising Breakfast
Thursday, November 13, 7:45 – 9 am
Fort Collins Hilton
Contact Emily Dawson Petersen at (970) 494-4226 to host a table or sponsor the event.