Mental health services expanding in Windsor-Essex

A private business and the local branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) are both offering more help “to make that connection.”

Mental Health First Aid:

TRAINING: Mental Health First Aid – CMHA Windsor-Essex County

The CMHA-WECB is offering training for mental health first aid.

“We understand how to deal with individuals who have a physical health crisis, right?” says Carrie Davis, workplace outreach worker. “(But) we don’t often understand how to support those individuals (who are struggling with mental health).”

Over a seven-hour course participants will learn how to identify a decline or crisis in mental health.

“And then it also teaches us how to talk to them about supports – professional or other supports, as well as how to connect with those resources to help them on the road to recovery,” says Davis.

CMHA officials say statistically, one in

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Marblehead Counseling Center Awarded $120K Cummings Foundation Grant

MARBLEHEAD, MA — The Marblehead Counseling Center will use $120,000 in grant funding over the next three years to support its North Shore Community Cares program that helps transition graduate MCC clinicians into the supervision phase of their careers.

The nonprofit organization, which serves Marblehead, Swampscott and nearby North Shore cities and towns, was selected from more than 630 applications to share in $30 million through the Cummings Foundation’s major annual grants program.

The MCC said the recognition and financial support of the Cummings Foundation is an important element of the work it has been doing for over 50 years and will help enable enhanced mental health services to its clients.

The North Shore Community Cares program allows the MCC to retain clinicians between their graduation and licensure to help ensure the best level of care for its clients.

“The way the local nonprofit sector perseveres, steps up, and pivots

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