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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Cultural Broker Dialogue Series (Session 1/8)

Date: March 24, 2021 Time: 12:30 pm  to  2:00 pm Location: Zoom   Flyer-Cultural Dialogue Series 2021 Training Flyer-Cultural Dialogue Series 2021 Page 2 Training Flyer Cultural Dialogue Series 2021 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 …

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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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