St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea received a $625,000 Mental Health Awareness and Training (MHAT) grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration in September 2021. The grant will provide free mental health training to more than 2,500 members of the community over the next five years including:
- Question Persuade Refer (QPR)
- Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)
- Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)
- Teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA)
The trainings will be available to adults and teens who work with youth, parents, grandparents and caregivers and teens. The grant will also identify resources and support available for mental health, establish a referral mechanism to link youth to mental health services and support youth in developing a stigma reduction campaign.
How to Get Involved:
- Get trained and/or become a trainer
- Learn more about local mental health resources
- Youth can join the planning team for the anti-stigma campaign in their community.
- Subscribe to our mailing list for access to mental health resources, information and upcoming trainings
- Request a training for your Chelsea, Dexter, Stockbridge, Manchester or Grass Lake organization, club or workplace
To get started in any of these activities, contact our Program Coordinator, Sarah Wilczynski, at email@example.com.