Events Calendar

May
2
Thu
Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) @ Long Beach Public Library
May 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
May
4
Sat
VoicesUnited4Change Children’s Mental Health Walk @ Algonquin Park
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us on May 4th at Algonquin Park in Newburgh to walk for children’s mental health and support VoicesUnited4Change.

Sign up, donate, form a team of walkers, order some swag!

 

The mission of VoicesUnited4Change is to provide support, knowledge and resources to meet the social, emotional, behavioral and educational needs of families, youth and young adults in Orange County, New York in the most respectful, family-driven,  youth-guided, and  culturally competent way.  

VoicesUnited4Change: Provides an opportunity for youth and family members to understand and value the importance of having a voice in their care. Members use their experience to learn and advocate for what is working in the system and change the things that are not working. Our main focus is to ensure that Family and Youth driven care and its values become ingrained in the Orange County Mental Health Community.

May
5
Sun
13th Annual Green Ribbon Gala
May 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
May
7
Tue
What’s Great In Our State @ Malozzis
May 7 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

The 2019 theme is “Building Bridges for Change: Supporting the Mental Health of Children, Youth and Young Adults.”

Join us at this free event honoring individuals and programs that are successfully addressing the issues of children’s mental health. These include work on early identification, outreach, family education, providing mental health awareness in schools and successful intervention on behalf of children and their families. 

We are excited to expand What’s Great in Our State to a full-day featuring workshops, keynote speakers and a luncheon celebrating this year’s honorees.

May
8
Wed
25th Annual Symposium: Moving Forward in Children’s MH @ Melville Marriott
May 8 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
May
9
Thu
Child Trafficking and Exploitation: Identification and Best Practices @ Stony Point Center
May 9 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Rockland County Department of Mental Health
Child and Adolescent Workgroup
Presents
39th Annual Conference
Child Trafficking and Exploitation:
Identification and Best Practices
with Lori Stella, LCSW-R

Participants will learn the different types of human trafficking including labor trafficking, sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC). Vulnerabilities of at-risk populations and what the push/pull factors into “the life” will be discussed. A comprehensive overview of red flag indicators and strengthening responses to human trafficking will be provided.

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May
10
Fri
2019 Summit: Every Child Is Our Own @ Jewish Community Center
May 10 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Please join us for the Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Awareness Month Summit:

EVERY CHILD IS OUR OWN:
ADDRESSING SUICIDE AND CREATING A CULTURE
OF MENTAL WELLNESS FOR OUR CHILDREN

Join us as we bring together content experts, providers and community members to learn and create dialogue towards solutions for creating community-led, culturally responsive approaches to care and healing for our youth.

Friday, May 10, 2019
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Jewish Community Center
1200 Edgewood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

 

                                                   CEU’s will be offered! Early Bird Pricing:  $85 before April 26th!
                                                 Student Tickets:  $35! Full Price Registration:  $100 after April 26th!
May
19
Sun
NRCIL Mental Illness Awareness & Suicide Prevention Day @ The Cutting Edge Plaza
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
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