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July

31

Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid

Jul. 31 and Aug. 7
1:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Mental Health Center of Madison County: 4040 Memorial Parkway SW, Suite E, Huntsville 35802

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

Cost: Free
Find another Course

For more information, please contact Rita Limbaugh:
256-705-6379 | rita.limbaugh@mhcmc.org

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August

1

ASL Coffee Night
Office of Deaf Services, ADMH and Montgomery Chapter, AAD

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Starbucks: 2107 Eastern Blvd, Montgomery 36117

A monthly community event that takes place every first Friday.

All signing levels welcome.

For more information, please contact:
shannon.reese@mh.alabama.gov

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1

Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Chilton Shelby Mental Health Center: 151 Hamilton Lane, Calera 35040

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps you identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

Cost: $30
Find another Course

For more information, please contact Chris Driskell:
205-668-4308 | cdriskell@chiltonshelby.org

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14

Conducting Serious Incident Investigation
Staff Development, ADMH

Aug. 14-15
Time varies daily
Mary Starke Harper Geriatric Psychiatry Center: 201 University Boulevard, Tuscaloosa 35402

This training is designed to address procedures for conducting investigations into allegations of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or rights violations. It is appropriate course material for clinical staff who conduct incident investigations for ADMH facilities or community mental health programs. The information presented in this course is presented using both lecture and interactive Exercises. It will address identifying types of evidence, organizing an investigation, interviewing witnesses, taking written statements, reconciling conflicting evidence, and preparing written investigation reports. Participants will receive a course manual, certificate of attendance, and verification of Continuing Education credit if paid for and hours are completed.

Event Flyer and Registration Form
Registration Fee: $30, Optional Continuing Education Credits: $20

For more information, please contact:
334-242-3177 | StaffDevelopment.DMH@mh.alabama.gov

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21

State Conference
People First of Alabama

Aug. 21-22
TBD
TBD

We'll start at 1pm on Thursday and end early afternoon on Friday. We will discuss all our state projects; hear about chapters; elect regional representatives and elect new state officers. Our guest speakers will be a panel of national SABE leaders.

Registration cost for conference, meals and overnight hotel is $25. You may send your name, address, chapter or other affiliation and a check or money order to People First of AL, 85 Walston Bridge Road, Jasper, AL 35504.

For more information, please contact Susan Ellis:
205-422-5006 | pf.susan.200@gmail.com

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28

Mental Health Summit
Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System

TBD
TBD

The MH Summit will provide an opportunity for VA facilities to establish and enhance positive working relationships with their community partners and to nurture community engagement to better address the broad mental healthcare needs of Veterans and their families. The MH Summit is an opportunity for dialogue and active engagement between the VA and the community.

For more information, please contact:
1-800-214-8387 | joy.germanos@va.gov

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September

National Recovery Month
National Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month
7-13: National Suicide Prevention Week

5

ASL Coffee Night
Office of Deaf Services, ADMH and Montgomery Chapter, AAD

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Starbucks: 2107 Eastern Blvd, Montgomery 36117

A monthly community event that takes place every first Friday.

All signing levels welcome.

For more information, please contact:
shannon.reese@mh.alabama.gov

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11

Conducting Serious Incident Investigation
Staff Development, ADMH

Sep. 11-12
Time varies daily
Region V: 11 West Oxmoor Road, Suite 210, Birmingham, 35209

This training is designed to address procedures for conducting investigations into allegations of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or rights violations. It is appropriate course material for clinical staff who conduct incident investigations for ADMH facilities or community mental health programs. The information presented in this course is presented using both lecture and interactive Exercises. It will address identifying types of evidence, organizing an investigation, interviewing witnesses, taking written statements, reconciling conflicting evidence, and preparing written investigation reports. Participants will receive a course manual, certificate of attendance, and verification of Continuing Education credit if paid for and hours are completed.

Event Flyer and Registration Form
Registration Fee: $30, Optional Continuing Education Credits: $20

For more information, please contact:
334-242-3177 | StaffDevelopment.DMH@mh.alabama.gov

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October

National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
6-10: Mental Illness Awareness Week
9: National Depression Screening Day

3

ASL Coffee Night
Office of Deaf Services, ADMH and Montgomery Chapter, AAD

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Starbucks: 2107 Eastern Blvd, Montgomery 36117

A monthly community event that takes place every first Friday.

All signing levels welcome.

For more information, please contact:
shannon.reese@mh.alabama.gov

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20

Quarterly AIACC Meeting
Alabama Interagency Autism Coordinating Council

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
AIDT: Fifteen Technology Court, Montgomery 36116

For more information, please contact Anna McConnell:
205-478-3402 | anna.mcconnell@mh.alabama.gov

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November

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
National Family Caregivers Month
22: International Survivors of Suicide Day

7

ASL Coffee Night
Office of Deaf Services, ADMH and Montgomery Chapter, AAD

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Starbucks: 2107 Eastern Blvd, Montgomery 36117

A monthly community event that takes place every first Friday.

All signing levels welcome.

For more information, please contact:
shannon.reese@mh.alabama.gov

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December

5

ASL Coffee Night
Office of Deaf Services, ADMH and Montgomery Chapter, AAD

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Starbucks: 2107 Eastern Blvd, Montgomery 36117

A monthly community event that takes place every first Friday.

All signing levels welcome.

For more information, please contact:
shannon.reese@mh.alabama.gov

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January

2

ASL Coffee Night
Office of Deaf Services, ADMH and Montgomery Chapter, AAD

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Starbucks: 2107 Eastern Blvd, Montgomery 36117

A monthly community event that takes place every first Friday.

All signing levels welcome.

For more information, please contact:
shannon.reese@mh.alabama.gov

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February

6

ASL Coffee Night
Office of Deaf Services, ADMH and Montgomery Chapter, AAD

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Starbucks: 2107 Eastern Blvd, Montgomery 36117

A monthly community event that takes place every first Friday.

All signing levels welcome.

For more information, please contact:
shannon.reese@mh.alabama.gov

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March

5

ASL Coffee Night
Office of Deaf Services, ADMH and Montgomery Chapter, AAD

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Starbucks: 2107 Eastern Blvd, Montgomery 36117

A monthly community event that takes place every first Friday.

All signing levels welcome.

For more information, please contact:
shannon.reese@mh.alabama.gov

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