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NAMI Family-to-Family Teacher Training
Date: May 26 - 28 , 2017


http://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-Family-to-Family
NAMI Family-to-Family Teacher Training
National PTSD Awareness Month
Date: June 1 - 30 , 2017

Encouraging everyone to raise public awareness about PTSD and effective treatments to help those affected.
http://www.ptsd.va.gov/about/ptsd-awareness/ptsd_awareness_month.asp
National PTSD Awareness Month
NAMI In Our Own Voice Presenter Training
Date: June 10 - 11 , 2017


http://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-In-Our-Own-Voice
NAMI In Our Own Voice Presenter Training
NAMI In Our Own Voice Presenter Training
Date: June 10 - 11 , 2017


http://www.nami.org/Find-Support/NAMI-Programs/NAMI-In-Our-Own-Voice
NAMI In Our Own Voice Presenter Training
Midwest Conference On Problem Gambling & Substance Abuse
Date: June 21 - 23 , 2017


http://888betsoff.org/links/midwest_conference.shtm
Midwest Conference On Problem Gambling & Substance Abuse
Tobacco Free Kansas Coalition Annual Meeting
Date: June 22 , 2017

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
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GBJ2G7N
Tobacco Free Kansas Coalition Annual Meeting
Integrating Primary and Behavioral Health Care Through the Lens of Prevention: National Conference Rethinking the Future of Healthcare to Improve Population Level Outcomes
Date: June 27 - 30 , 2017

Fort Worth, Texas
https://preventionandhealthcare.ou.edu/
Integrating Primary and Behavioral Health Care Through the Lens of Prevention: National Conference Rethinking the Future of Healthcare to Improve Population Level Outcomes
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
Date: July 1 - 31 , 2017


http://www.nami.org/nmmham
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

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

National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month


August

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.


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 - 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.


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.


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.


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.


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