Mental Health Awareness

Atoka County Mental Health & Suicide Awareness

Location:
Atoka Community Building Map to Location
983 West Liberty Road
Atoka , OK

Date/Time:
September 29, 2023 - September 29, 2023
1300 to 1600

Hours Credit:
2

Class Limit:
60 students (54 seats left)

Description:
Mental Health Awareness provides the most current information on mental health trends in the US and in Oklahoma. It identifies symptoms of major mental illnesses and addresses the issue of suicide including suicide trends, warning signs, and appropriate support actions and resources. This presentation discusses strategies to support individual and community resilience.

Additional Information:

Target Audience: The target group in each community consists of the Local Community Social Support Networks, including local public health and mental health systems, faith leaders, law enforcement and fire responders, and Medical Reserve Corps Unit leaders and volunteers.

Individuals who are not members of the OKMRC are welcome and encouraged to register this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/J7ATOKA

A community grant from the Carolyn Watson Rural Community Foundation brings the Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps Stress Response Team to Atoka presenting: Mental Health & Suicide Awareness. 

Presented by: Loren Stein, MSN, RNC-NIC and Deborah Johnson, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Free continuing education credits are provided for this training for RNs, CLEET, LPC/LMFT and social workers. 

“This class has been cataloged by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training for 3 hours of mandatory continuing education credit. Regarding any law enforcement concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices as might be taught, promoted, or otherwise espoused in outside schools or seminars, there is no intent, expressed or implied, that listing the course in the CLEET Course Catalog indicates or in any way conveys ‘CLEET approval’ of such concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices, unless such approval is explicitly stated by CLEET.”

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the Georgia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.