The state budget has a significant impact on MHASP and the services we are able to (or unable to) provide.
More information can be found at this link or by contacting Francisco Rivera at email@example.com.
Thank you especially to the programs who are already participating in this important day. We have great turnout already from a number of our programs and it does not go unnoticed!
Sponsored by: The Homeward Bound Job Readiness Workshop.
The Carwash has been EXTENDED through October 1st, 2016 we will be providing car washes for $5.00 (outside of vehicle only). Saturdays 10:00am to 3:00pm.
Location: Homeward Bound, 1305 Oak Lane, Philadelphia, Pa. 19126
Thrusday May 19, 2016 we held our 17th Annual Bell of Hope Award Dinner at Sheraton Society Hill Hotel Philadelphia
Chief Advocacy Officer - 2016 Bell of Hope Recipient
2016 Family and Youth Services Award Recipient
- DAN GOTTLIEB - I Broke My Neck and My Soul Began to Breathe. Or The Gifts of Hopelessness
- MICHAEL KALMBACH - The Art Studio As Community Inclusion & NIMBY Reduction Strategy: The Story of The Creative Vision Factory. Michael is the program director for The Creative Vision Factory located in Delaware an MHASP supported community arts initative.
- PATRICIA BEEBE - Second Chances Shouldn’t be a Privilege
- JOE DEL TUFO - Exercise Curiosity: The Wonder Right Under Your Nose
- CHRIS DARLING - Let's Talk About Mental Illness
- SHARON HAKE - Discover Your Inner Leader
- Four inmates from Baylor Women’s correctional Institution will also speak on Second Chances and Redemption.
This month marks the 25th anniversary of the closure of Byberry State Hospital. To celebrate this anniversary, we are working with DBHIDS and the Temple University Collaborative to host a day where we come together to remember our past, reflect upon our present, and consider the direction our mental health system will take in the future. We will be joined by a panel of individuals who had lived experience at Byberry as well as local and national leaders in the mental health field, including our own Michael Brody!
The event will take place at Temple University School of Social Work's Kiva Auditorium (located at Broad Street and Cecil B Moore Avenue) from 9:00 am-12:00 pm on Friday, June 19th, 2015. Light morning refreshments will be served. You can register for this event at this link.
- Welcome and Remembrance
- Panel Discussion: History of Byberry
- Estelle Richman, Former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare and Chief Operating Officer at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development
- Danny Butts, Activist and Former Consumer at Byberry State Hospital
- Mark A. Davis, Activist and Participant in the Closure of Byberry
- Dennis Fisher, Former Byberry Staff Member and Program Director, BHTEN
- Jeffrey Draine, Chair of the School of Social Work, Temple University (Moderator)
- Panel Discussion: Current State of Mental Health
- Michael Brody, President and CEO, MHASP
- Dr. Larry Real, Incoming Chief Medical Officer, DBHIDS
- Jeffrey Draine, PhD, Chair of the School of Social Work Temple University (Moderator)
- Question and Answer Session
- Call to Action and Signing of the Pledge
PLEASE COME AND JOIN US FOR THIS FESTIVE EVENT!!! THERE WILL BE FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS; FOOD; GAMES; AND MUSIC, WHICH EQUALS “LOTS OF FUN FOR ALL WHO ATTEND”! PLEASE RSVP SO THAT WE CAN ACCOMMODATE YOU.
- Location: HOMEWARD BOUND, 1305 OAK LANE, Philadelphia PA
- Time: 10:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.
- Date: 05/22/2015 (FRIDAY)
- LISA V. WATSON : 267-507-3783
- ERIC J. SCOTT: 267-507-3785
Welcome to Greater Philadelphia NAMIWalks! We work to build awareness about mental illness and raise funds for essential education, advocacy and support group programs designed for people affected by mental health challenges.
There is no registration fee for our walk. All participants are encouraged to collect donations from family members, friends, co-workers and business associates. Walkers may wish to be organized into teams with a name chosen by them!
If you would like to participate in the Walk, donate on behalf of a walker or check out our sponsors - click the buttons on the left. Registered walkers can login with their username and password on the left.
All walkers raising $100 or more receive an exclusive NAMIWalks event t-shirt.
We look forward to a great season!
For more information about this event, please contact:
Walk Manager Name: Kirk Parsons
Walk Manager Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Walk Manager Phone: 267.645.9644
Location: Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, Pennsylvainia
Date: Sat May 16 2015
Check-in: 8:00 AM
Start Time: 10:00 am
FREE Diabetes Education Class, Wednesdays, Oct 8-Nov 12, 2014 at ACE Community Resource Center, Seaford Delaware
- Seaford ACE Community Resource Ctr.
- 547 North Bradford St.
- Seaford, DE 19973
- October 8 – November 12, 2014
- Every Wednesday from 1:00 – 3:30 PM
More knowledge about diabetes can:
- Help prevent and/or delay health complications
- Improve your A1C (quarterly blood sugar reading)
- Help people with the disease understand the importance of an action plan for diabetes control
- Improve diabetes self-management
- Help understand the value of communication
More knowledge about diabetes can improve your life!
Call today and sign up for free classes!
For more information or to sign up contact: Jim Martin, 302-628-3016
Classes provided by The Delaware Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP)
Story Telling Training (STT) is a free recovery-oriented training developed for anyone who identifies as a person in recovery, whether it’s from mental health, an addiction, a loss, physical challenges. Also open to family members and or significant others who support a loved one in their recovery journey.
Please join us to transform your personal experiences (Your Story) into a motivational tool by utilizing the techniques in this training to inspire and provide hope to others in the holistic process of storytelling.
Sponsored by The WELL Recovery & Education Center in partnership with the City of Philadelphia DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND INTELLECTUAL disABILITY SERVICES (DBHIDS).
- Monday, August 4, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
- Registration opens at 9:30 AM
- There will be a one-hour break for lunch. Lunch will not be provided participants are welcome to bring their own lunch or purchase from restaurants within walking distance.
- Contact: Lawrence Honesty; Recovery Worker Phone: 267-507-3488
- Space is limited & Registration is required
- The Well Recovery & Education Center
- 2709 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19132, Between Lehigh and Silver Streets
- Parking is available on 15th & Lehigh
- SEPTA: Take the Broad Street Subway to North Philadelphia Station or Bus Route 4 or 16 to Broad and Lehigh streets.
- In case of inclement weather, please call The Well Receptionist 267-507-3470.
Creative Vision Factory artists at Fleisher Ollman Gallery’s Summer Group Exhibition, starting June 12, 2014
Creative Vision Factory artists Carl Bailey, Geraldo Gonzalez, Knicoma Frederick, and William Slowik to be featured in the Fleisher / Ollman Gallery’s Summer Group Exhibition, All Different Colors.
- Fleisher/ Ollman Gallery, 1216 Arch Street, 5A, Philadelphia, PA 19107
- Opening Reception: Thursday, June 12th, 6-8pm
- The exhibition is on view from 6/12/2014- 8/30/2014
- For more information visit: http://www.fleisher-ollmangallery.com/shows/2014/06_allcolors/
- Click here for more information about The Creative Vision Factory