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Be a Mental Health “First Responder”

On March 19, 2016, Newsday‘s Laura Figueroa wrote a great story about the impact of Mental Health First Aid training for first responders.  MHAW trainers have been providing Mental Health First Aid certified courses to teachers, care managers, youth and forensic

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Dr. John Nash . . . with gratitude

“Dear Mr. Stoltz, Thank you for your invitation. However, I’m not clear why I would come to your clubhouse when New Jersey has wonderful clubhouse programs here. Sincerely, John Nash” This was Dr. Nash’s handwritten response to our invitation to

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Housing Tops Agenda for NYAPRS Legislative Day 2015

Please welcome Julie Erdman, Health Homes Care Manager with the Association for Mental Health and Wellness, as a guest blogger.  Our deepest gratitude to Julie for her leadership assembling a busload of advocates to participate in NYAPRS’ Annual Legislative Day

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“Brain Health” Strategies Can Fight the Deleterious Impact of Schizophrenia

In the world of helping people with psychiatric disabilities, we don’t frequently hear new and compelling information that guides community practitioners to help people with schizophrenia. I had the opportunity recently to watch a very engaging webinar hosted by the

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