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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
Date: August 16 - 4 , 2017


http://www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov/LaborDayWeekend
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
International Overdose Awareness Day
Date: August 31 , 2017


https://www.overdoseday.com/
International Overdose Awareness Day
National Recovery Month
Date: September 1 - 30 , 2017

Increases awareness of behavioral health conditions in ways that promote the beliefs that behavioral health is essential to health, prevention works, treatment is effective and recovery is possible.
http://www.recoverymonth.gov
National Recovery Month
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
Date: August 16 - 4 , 2017


http://www.trafficsafetymarketing.gov/LaborDayWeekend
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
NAMI Family-to-Family Teachers Training
Date: September 8 - 10 , 2017

Email lspooner@namikansas.org for more infomation.
https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Family-to-Family
NAMI Family-to-Family Teachers Training
National Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day
Date: September 9 , 2017

This day was chosen to remind the public that FASDs are preventable, to promote other resources for spreading the word, and to encourage support and action in prevention efforts.
http://www.fasdcenter.samhsa.gov
National Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day
NAMI Family-to-Family Teachers Training
Date: September 8 - 10 , 2017

Email lspooner@namikansas.org for more infomation.
https://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Family-to-Family
NAMI Family-to-Family Teachers Training
World Suicide Prevention Day
Date: September 10 , 2017

Serving as a call to action to individuals and organizations in efforts to prevent suicide by identifying and addressing risks and promoting protection against it.
http://www.iasp.info/wspd/index.php
World Suicide Prevention Day
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ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)
Date: September 11 - 12 , 2017

Headquarters, Inc. - Kansas Suicide Prevention Center
September 11 - 12, 2017
Manhattan, KS
First Lutheran Church
http://www.kansassuicideprevention.org/
ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)
South Central Kansas Problem Gambling Meeting
Date: September 15 , 2017

400 N. Woodlawn in Wichita.
The South Central Kansas Problem Gambling monthly meeting takes place the third Friday of each month. Park near the back of the building and enter the door at the Southeast end of the building. Once inside go up the steps to 2nd floor. Turn right, walk around the banister and turn right again and walk to the end of that short walkway to the conference room.
South Central Kansas Problem Gambling Meeting
NAMI Basics Teacher Training
Date: September 16 - 17 , 2017


http://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Basics
NAMI Basics Teacher Training
Out of the Darkness Wichita Walk
Date: September 16 , 2017


https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.event&eventID=5032
Out of the Darkness Wichita Walk
NAMI Basics Teacher Training
Date: September 16 - 17 , 2017


http://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Basics
NAMI Basics Teacher Training
National Family Day
Date: September 25 , 2017

Family Day started in 2001 as a movement to celebrate parental engagement as an effective way to keep America's youth substance-free.
http://www.casafamilyday.org/familyday/
National Family Day
NAMI 11th Annual CIT Summit
Date: September 25 , 2017


https://namikansas.org/event-registration/?ee=4192
NAMI 11th Annual CIT Summit

Year At-a-Glance

January

1 - 31

National Mentoring Month
National Mentoring Month is a time to highlight, honor and celebrate the importance mentors and quality mentoring programs across the country.


February

2

PreventionTalKS
What’s the Connection with Problem Gambling?
Find out what your coalition can do to help with Problem Gambling Awareness Month!


1 - 28

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month
Teen Dating Violence Month focuses on the need for teaching young people and their families, friends, schools, and communities about dating violence, healthy relationships, and ways to stop the cycle of abuse.


26 - 4

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
National Eating Disorders Week shines the light on how serious eating disorders are and helps improve understanding of their causes and resources for recovery.


28

Mental Health Association Open House
Feb 28th 4-6pm, The Mental Health Association of South Central Kansas, 555 N Woodlawn, Suite 3105, Wichita, KS 67208


March

1 - 31

National Problem Gambling Awareness Month
During PGAM this campaign has the goal of educating the public and health care professionals about the warning signs of problem gambling and promoting the availability of help and hope.


2

PreventionTalKS
Strategic Solutions for Alcohol Awareness Month
Discover the best ways to promote Alcohol Awareness Month in your community!


3 - 5

NAMI Peer-to-Peer Mentor Training


4

Kansas City Gamblers Anonymous Mini Conference
7:30am - 4:30pm


9 - 10

KPCCI and PFS 2015 Training: Strategic Prevention Framework
Location: Eugene M. Hughes Metropolitan Complex, Wichita State University, 5015 E. 29th Street N
March 9 10am-4pm and March 10 9am-3pm


15

Mental Health Advocacy Day at the Capitol


15

Kick Butts Day
This is a national day of activism to empower youth in organizing to raise awareness of the problems of tobacco use, encourage rejection of harmful marketing, and to advocate for support from elected officials.


25 - 26

NAMI Family Support Group Facilitator Training


31 - 2

Alcohol-Free Weekend
Designed to raise awareness about the possible negative effects of alcohol use by inviting Americans to use three alcohol-free days to learn about alcoholism and detecting early symptoms.


April

1 - 30

National Alcohol Awareness Month
Encourages the public to dedicate this month to increasing understanding about how excessive drinking can impact health and social problems and how to reduce those risks and prevent harm.


1 - 30

National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Awareness activities during this month remind the public of the importance of taking action to help the development of children and promote great childhoods.


1 - 2

NAMI Basics Teacher Training


3

LiveWell Finney County Reality Tour
@ 5:30pm, at Charles O Stone Intermediate School, Garden City, KS


3 - 7

National Youth Violence Prevention Week
The goal of this campaign is to educate and raise awareness about effective ways to prevent and reduce youth violence by encouraging recognition of the role youth can have in making their community and schools safer.


6

National Alcohol Screening Day
Effort to reduce stigma and bring attention to the needs of those with alcohol use symptoms and disorders and their families by providing private alcohol screenings.


6

PreventionTalKS
What can coalitions do to help with Mental Health Awareness Month?


13

ACMAT’s Sticker Shock Event
For more information, contact: Jaime Westervelt: jwestervelt@pfh.org


20

PreventionWorKS
The Spring PreventionWorKS will be held in Salina. Check out the PreventionWorKS page for more details.


May

1 - 31

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
Celebrating the work being done to reduce rates of teen pregnancy and address disparities, educating and empowering youth to make healthy decisions, and uniting voices advocating for effective strategies promoting healthy lives.


1 - 31

National Mental Health Awareness Month
Spreading the word about the importance of mental health and helping people identify and address possible problems early and throughout recovery.


1 - 31

Mental Health Month
NAMI's campaign brings awareness to mental illness by fighting stigma, providing support, educating the public and advocating for equal care.


4

National Children's Mental Health Day
A day for focus on the needs of children, youth, young adults, and families with mental and substance use disorders with connection to resources and education about effective strategies.


4

PreventionTalKS
Join us for the roll out of It Matters materials this week during PreventionTalKS! The designers will join us to provide step-by-step help navigating the site and using the materials to their fullest extent.


9

RFA Pre-bid Conference
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Please join this meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (646) 749-3112 Access Code: 615-295-821


13

NAMI Walk
Through NAMIWalks public display of support for people with mental health challenges, we are changing how Americans view mental illness.  Please join us as we improve lives and our communities one step at a time.


14 - 20

National Prevention Week
National Prevention Week is designated to involving communities, developing partnerships, and promoting quality resources for the purpose of increasing awareness and action related to substance use and mental health issues.


26 - 28

NAMI Family-to-Family Teacher Training


June

1 - 30

National PTSD Awareness Month
Encouraging everyone to raise public awareness about PTSD and effective treatments to help those affected.


10 - 11

NAMI In Our Own Voice Presenter Training


21 - 23

Midwest Conference On Problem Gambling & Substance Abuse


22

Tobacco Free Kansas Coalition Annual Meeting
Join us at the 2017 TFKC Annual Meeting June 22,2017 10AM-20:30PM, Bicentennial Center | Tony's Event Center, 800 The Midway Salina, KS


27 - 30

Integrating Primary and Behavioral Health Care Through the Lens of Prevention: National Conference Rethinking the Future of Healthcare to Improve Population Level Outcomes
Fort Worth, Texas


July

1 - 31

Minority Mental Health Awareness Month


21

South Central Kansas Problem Gambling Meeting
400 N. Woodlawn in Wichita.
The South Central Kansas Problem Gambling monthly meeting takes place the third Friday of each month. Park near the back of the building and enter the door at the Southeast end of the building. Once inside go up the steps to 2nd floor. Turn right, walk around the banister and turn right again and walk to the end of that short walkway to the conference room.


25

30 - 1

Kansas Youth Leadership Summit


August

3

PreventionTalKS
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Register here.


11

Community Check Box Evaluation System Training & WorkStation Review
10:00 am to 12:00 pm


16 - 4

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over


18

South Central Kansas Problem Gambling Meeting
400 N. Woodlawn in Wichita.
The South Central Kansas Problem Gambling monthly meeting takes place the third Friday of each month. Park near the back of the building and enter the door at the Southeast end of the building. Once inside go up the steps to 2nd floor. Turn right, walk around the banister and turn right again and walk to the end of that short walkway to the conference room.


25

Kansas Prevention Collaborative All-Grantees Orientation Training
10am-3pm
Courtyard by Marriott, 3020 Riffel Drive, Salina, KS 67401


31

International Overdose Awareness Day


September

1 - 30

National Recovery Month
Increases awareness of behavioral health conditions in ways that promote the beliefs that behavioral health is essential to health, prevention works, treatment is effective and recovery is possible.


8 - 10

NAMI Family-to-Family Teachers Training
Email lspooner@namikansas.org for more infomation.


9

National Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Awareness Day
This day was chosen to remind the public that FASDs are preventable, to promote other resources for spreading the word, and to encourage support and action in prevention efforts.


10

World Suicide Prevention Day
Serving as a call to action to individuals and organizations in efforts to prevent suicide by identifying and addressing risks and promoting protection against it.


10

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10!
In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept. 10) and National Suicide Prevention Month (Sept.) the Faith Communities Task Force of the National Action for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) in collaboration with leaders in faith, business, government, healthcare, and social justice, invite you to participate in National Day of Prayer for Faith, Hope, & Life (www.faith-hope-life.org).
We encourage you to join during the weekend (9/8 - 9/10) leading up to World Suicide Prevention Day to recognize those whose lives have been touched by suicide.
It is the goal to reach as many people as possible with the invitation to come together collectively to call for Faith, Hope, and Life.Please share the National Day of Prayer Save the Date widely within your faith community and other networks.
Thank you in advance for your willingness to shine light on this important issue and to pray for those who are struggling.
HHS Partnership Center


10 - 16

National Suicide Prevention Week
A national effort to help people see that suicide prevention is everyone's business and anyone can participate in efforts to raise awareness that suicide is a major health concern that is preventable.


11 - 12

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)
Headquarters, Inc. - Kansas Suicide Prevention Center
September 11 - 12, 2017
Manhattan, KS
First Lutheran Church


15

South Central Kansas Problem Gambling Meeting
400 N. Woodlawn in Wichita.
The South Central Kansas Problem Gambling monthly meeting takes place the third Friday of each month. Park near the back of the building and enter the door at the Southeast end of the building. Once inside go up the steps to 2nd floor. Turn right, walk around the banister and turn right again and walk to the end of that short walkway to the conference room.


16

Out of the Darkness Wichita Walk


16 - 17

NAMI Basics Teacher Training


25

National Family Day
Family Day started in 2001 as a movement to celebrate parental engagement as an effective way to keep America's youth substance-free.


25

NAMI 11th Annual CIT Summit


October

1 - 31

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month
A recently started tradition and annual recognition to get people together and join voices in creating meaningful change in the prevention of substance abuse.


1 - 31

Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Connecting advocates to mourn those who have died because of domestic violence, celebrate survivors, and work to end domestic violence.


1 - 31

National Bullying Prevention Month
This campaign encourages communities to unite in raising awareness of bullying prevention and involving people to join the movement throughout the year.


1 - 31

National Crime Prevention Month
Recognizes successful efforts to motivate and increase enthusiasm for crime prevention on the local, state and national level.


1 - 31

National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month
The intention of this campaign is to educate and raise awareness related to common behavioral health disorders and suicide, highlighting early identification and support as needed.


1 - 7

National Mental Illness Awareness Week
NAMI works with communities to bring awareness to mental illness and highlights efforts to fight stigma, provide support, educate the public, and advocate for care during this annual week.


10

World Mental Health Day
World Mental Health Day is an annual activity to promote education, awareness, support, and advocacy for important aspects of mental health promotion.


17

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty


17 - 21

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (NCAAW)
NCAAW highlights is intended to increase understanding of alcohol abuse and impaired driving while providing campuses with resources to create a safer and healthier higher education experience.


20

South Central Kansas Problem Gambling Meeting
400 N. Woodlawn in Wichita.
The South Central Kansas Problem Gambling monthly meeting takes place the third Friday of each month. Park near the back of the building and enter the door at the Southeast end of the building. Once inside go up the steps to 2nd floor. Turn right, walk around the banister and turn right again and walk to the end of that short walkway to the conference room.


22 - 28

National Red Ribbon Celebration/National Plant the Promise Week
Red Ribbon Week celebrates ways to educate youth and encourage community participation in drug prevention activities. Plant the Promise is a way to promote prevention year-round by encouraging students and schools to plant red flower bulbs.


22

Make a Difference Day
Make A Difference Day is a USA TODAY effort to promote community service and celebrate neighbors helping neighbors to improve the lives of others.


November

1 - 30

National Runaway Prevention Month
NRPM works to raise awareness of the crisis of runaway and homeless youth and to educate the public about possible solutions.


16

Great American Smokeout
Increase awareness and challenge smokers to quit smoking, for at least one day. This year's theme is “Quit like a Champion.” People who smoke are encouraged to triumph over addiction. Recognizing that people are familiar with the many reasons to quit, the American Cancer Society offers coaching in quit-smoking programs and supports, and Kansas has our own support system for quitting.


17

Collegiate Smokeout
The National Collegiate Smokeout campaign provides campuses with tools and ideas for impacting the health and lives of students through advocacy and peer support.


17

South Central Kansas Problem Gambling Meeting
400 N. Woodlawn in Wichita.
The South Central Kansas Problem Gambling monthly meeting takes place the third Friday of each month. Park near the back of the building and enter the door at the Southeast end of the building. Once inside go up the steps to 2nd floor. Turn right, walk around the banister and turn right again and walk to the end of that short walkway to the conference room.


18

International Survivor of Suicide Loss Day
You are not alone. Join with a community of suicide loss survivors to find comfort and gain understanding as we share stories of healing and hope.


19

Great American Smokeout Month/Great American Smokeout day
The Great American Smokeout is used to encourage people who smoke to quit, even for one day, and to take other steps to reduce risks and improve their health.


27

Tie One on for Safety Campaign
Tie One On For Safety (TOOFS) is MADD's longest running public awareness project, bringing focus to the need to eliminate drunk driving.


December