May 2021

Events Calendar

This Calendar of Events is for Youth and Families involved in child-serving systems or services like mental health, DHHS, the courts or school services. Opportunities below offer a gathering place and environment to provide feedback that will redesign services to meet the needs of youth with behavioral challenges and their families.

Thu. 13

Suicide Attempt Survivors Support Group (ages 18+) | 12:00 am-12:00 am Muskegon | 1700 Clinton Street

This is a monthly support group specifically for individuals (age 18+) who have attempted suicide. This group is led by 2 peer facilitators, both of whom are suicide attempt survivors, one of whom is a licensed mental health clinician. Discussion may include: sharing of personal struggles and anxieties, finding hope and purpose, ways to share...

Mon. 10

Teen SMART Recovery | 12:00 am-12:00 am Muskegon | 376 E. Apple Ave.

Tuesdays at 1:30-2:30 pm SMART Recovery is a self-help program that offers a place where teens can get together to try to look into and change behaviors that hurts themselves and others like smoking, drinking, fighting and using drugs, to name a few. Join URL: https://smartrecovery.zoom.us/j/208977640 Join by Phone: 929-205-6099 Meeting ID: 208 977 640

Thu. 6

IGNITE Fire | 12:00 am-12:00 am Muskegon | 31 East Clay Avenue

Join us every other Friday for a safe opportunity to discuss issues, concerns, personal challenges, and goals with Disability Network's IGNITE Fire peer support group. In addition to having an open discussion time, we will also have group activities that are intended to provide individuals with experiences that could increase Independent living skills, and build...

Mon. 3

Teen SMART Recovery | 12:00 am-12:00 am Muskegon | 376 E. Apple Ave.

Tuesdays at 1:30-2:30 pm SMART Recovery is a self-help program that offers a place where teens can get together to try to look into and change behaviors that hurts themselves and others like smoking, drinking, fighting and using drugs, to name a few. Join URL: https://smartrecovery.zoom.us/j/208977640 Join by Phone: 929-205-6099 Meeting ID: 208 977 640

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Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

August 2018

Understanding ACEs

August 2, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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HealthWest | 376 E. Apple Ave. Learn about ACEs and the impact they have on health and wellbeing along with tools for building resilience and supporting those who have experienced trauma/toxic stress. RSVP: acemuskegon.eventbrite.com

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MYalliance System of Care Orientation

August 8, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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HealthWest | 376 E. Apple Ave. This orientation is an in depth overview to the system of care philosophy and model. The training is ideal for all youth serving staff in Muskegon County as well as youth and parents. RSVP: socorientation.eventbrite.com

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QPR Suicide Prevention Skills Training

August 8, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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HealthWest | 376 E. Apple Ave. Help someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. Learn the warning signs, how to ask THE question, and actions that could save a life. RSVP: muskegonqpr.eventbrite.com

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Burnout & Compassion Fatigue

August 14, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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HealthWest | 376 E. Apple Ave. Compassion fatigue, also known as secondary trauma, is characterized by a gradual lessening of compassion over time. Come learn the warning signs as well as the protective factors. RSVP: cfmuskegon.eventbrite.com

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Michigan Human Traficking Awareness Training

August 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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HealthWest | 376 E. Apple Ave. Learn the issues of human trafficking, including recognition of potential victims, identification of support services available for victims of human trafficking, and acknowledgment of the legal obligations of healthcare providers when caring for potential victims of human trafficking. RSVP: http://mihta.eventbrite.com

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October 2018

System of Care Orientation

October 9, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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HealthWest | 376 E. Apple Ave. This orientation is an in depth overview to the system of care philosophy and model. The training is ideal for all youth serving staff in Muskegon County as well as youth and parents. RSVP: socorientation.eventbrite.com

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QPR Suicide Prevention Training

October 10, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:45 pm
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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HealthWest | 376 E. Apple Ave. Help someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. Learn the warning signs, how to ask THE question, and actions that could save a life. RSVP: muskegonqpr.eventbrite.com

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Understanding ACEs

October 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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HealthWest | 376 E. Apple Ave. Learn about ACEs and the impact they have on health and wellbeing along with tools for building resilience and supporting those who have experienced trauma/toxic stress. RSVP: acemuskegon.eventbrite.com

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November 2018

Parent Leadership Day

November 3, 2018 @ 8:30 am
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
Free

Are you a parent of child(ren) with mental health challenges looking to connect with other parents and help make our community’s services better? Join us for a parent leadership retreat! This will include training about leadership and advocacy, lunch, free childcare on site (available for potty-trained children only), and team building activities with other parents!…

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QPR Suicide Prevention Skills Training

November 14, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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There is hope for preventing suicide. Let's all participate and learn. In just over three years, more than 3,000 people in Muskegon County have been trained in how to help someone who is considering taking their own life. Communities that know QPR skills have fewer suicides. Become a certified QPR Gatekeeper! When we speak with…

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December 2018

Understanding ACEs (Adverse Childhood Expierences)

December 4, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) and toxic stress have a direct impact on an individual's health and wellbeing. In fact, people who have experienced 6 or more ACEs before the age of 18 are estimated to live 20 years less than those who have experienced 1 or no ACEs. As an ACE score increase, so does the risk of disease, social and emotional problems.…

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January 2020

Psychological First Aid (PFA) Training

January 31, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
HealthWest, 376 E. Apple Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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Provide Support in the Aftermath of Crisis Psychological First Aid (PFA) aims to reduce stress symptoms and assist in a healthy recovery following a traumatic event, natural disaster, public health emergency, or even a personal crisis. Early intervention can prevent more serious mental health problems later-- people can recover from a traumatic event with support.…

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