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June 2024 Recognitions

There is so much to learn about this month! Pride Month, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Men’s Health, and Juneteenth are all recognized in June! History of Pride Month June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month. It’s celebrated each year to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan, New York City, which was […]

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Black History Month

Black History Month Black History Month is observed every February to celebrate the accomplishments of Black and African Americans. It is an opportunity to recognize the many ways Black history, culture, leadership, and innovation have influenced all facets of life in the United States. Learn about the origins of Black History Month National Theme 2024African Americans

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Honor of Pride Month

This month and beyond… We are committed to eliminating disparities in behavioral healthcare for the LGBTQ+ community.  The following resources were assembled through efforts of the Placer County Systems of Care in collaboration with the Placer Campaign for Community Wellness (CCW), Placer READI, and local LGBTQ+ community advocates.  Mental health and substance use disorders are not

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Create your own Equity Walk

Attention Placer County agencies and providers! This “Equity Walk” was developed by Placer County’s System of Care Placer READI Committee to help ensure our lobbies and public areas feel like safe, welcoming spaces and represent the diverse needs of our community.  The documents available in this post for downloading will allow you to create your

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Black History Month

Black History Month This month we celebrate and honor Black and African American contributions to the mental health movement. Read on to learn about these pioneers, the origins of Black History Month, data on mental health disparities, and gain access to articles, a podcast, upcoming training, and recorded interview. Advancing health equity and eliminating racism

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Native American Heritage Month

Photo by Getty Images Appreciating the Truth About Native American History The month of the November, with Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Month, brings a chance to learn more about Native American culture and history. Unfortunately, the stories historically promoted in the broader American society has typically not matched the actual history and experiences of

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Race, Equity & Inclusion

Race, Equity & Inclusion FREE Upcoming Trainings & Resources SOGIE 101 Training & Panel DiscussionSexual Orientation, Gender Identity & ExpressionFree Training funded by Placer County MHSA October 27, 2021 3-5pm via ZoomRegistration coming soon! Black Minds Matter 2! “Learning through the lens of an African American family member” Presented by American Psychiatric AssociationSeptember 8th  9:00-11:00AMView

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BIPOC Mental Health Month

BIPOC Mental Health Month asks all of us to enhance public awareness of mental illness faced by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. For historically marginalized communities, traditional systems of care may overlook cultural and historical factors that impede BIPOC mental health. That is why this year Mental Health America (MHA) is highlighting #StrengthInCommunities. For

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