Cultural Broker Dialogue Series (Session 1/8)

Date: March 24, 2021 Time: 12:30 pm  to  2:00 pm Location: Zoom   Placer County’s Systems of Care is offering a Cultural Broker Dialogue Series Systems of Care Staff and community partners to expand cultural awareness, facilitate rich cross-cultural dialogue and build skills to effectively engage Cultural Brokers to improve outcomes for diverse communities. This series will consist of …

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Implicit Bias 201: Mitigation Training

Date: March 11, 2021 Time: 9:00 am  to  12:00 pm Location: ZOOM   Placer County’s Workforce Education and Training has partnered with Health and Human Services to bring back our Implicit Bias training with Dr. Bryant Marks. This will be a two-part training: Implicit Bias 101 – Awareness Training on March 10th and Implicit Bias 201 – Mitigation Training on March …

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Implicit Bias 101: Awareness

Date: March 10, 2021 Time: 9:00 am  to  12:00 pm Location: ZOOM Placer County’s Workforce Education and Training has partnered with Health and Human Services to bring back our Implicit Bias training with Dr. Bryant Marks. This will be a two-part training: Implicit Bias 101 – Awareness Training on March 10th and Implicit Bias 201 – Mitigation Training on March 11th. Both trainings …

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Black History Month

Black History Month is an opportunity to honor and celebrate the contributions African Americans have made in the United States. As we use the month to highlight the many contributions from the African American community, we encourage you to learn about these contributions beyond simply this month. Behavioral Health Champions Joy DeGruy, PhD Dr. Joy Angela DeGruy …

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The Final Approved 2020 to 2023 Mental Health Services Act Plan

The Final Approved 2020 to 2023 Mental Health Services Act Plan is now posted Read Full Plan Here

Each Mind Matters: Toxic Positivity

Telling someone to “cheer up” can actually make them feel worse. It can be hard to sit with someone who is hurting, but rushing to dismiss someone’s feelings makes the person feel unheard and doesn’t allow them to process what they’re going through. In fact, learning to accurately label, experience and talk about negative emotions …

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Each Mind Matters: Window of Tolerance

We all have a “window of tolerance” where we can process and respond to the stressors and demands of everyday life. In this window, we can think and make decisions without feeling overwhelmed. But when we are exposed to extreme stress or trauma, our brains and bodies respond by sending signals to either Fight, Flight …

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Each Mind Matters: Restore our mental well-being

What can we do to return to our window of tolerance? Here are some small actions to help restore our mental well-being: For hyperarousal: Try reducing ambient noise and distractions. Find a way to release energy like taking a brisk walk or cleaning a space in your home. For hypoarousal: Do things to help yourself …

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2020 to 2023 Mental Health Services Act Plan – open for public comment

The Placer County Mental Health Services Act Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-2023 3-Year Plan has been posted for a 30-day public review and comment period from July 25, 2020 to August 23, 2020.  In an effort to continually improve the mental health services provided by MHSA through community input, we welcome comments for a 30-day review …

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