National Hispanic Heritage Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 through October 15, and celebrates the "diverse histories, cultures, and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America" (Library of Congress, 2016).
Suicide Prevention Day at the Capitol
Come and make your voices and support be heard by joining us for Suicide Prevention Day at the Harrisburg State Capitol on September 28, 2016 from 10:00am-12:00pm.
Family Voice Matters
Families on the M.O.V.E.
SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH
SEPTEMBER IS SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH-KNOW THE SIGNS-Suicide affects us all. Every year, millions of Americans are directly affected by the more than 37,000 suicides and hundreds of thousands of suicide attempts made by friends or loved ones. Yet, suicide is preventable.
SEPTEMBER IS RECOVERY MONTH
Every September, SAMHSA sponsors Recovery Month to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover.
MILITARY FAMILIES and VETERANS
PA System of Care salutes our military families and veterans. For information and resources please look below:
Understanding Child Trauma
Recognize the signs of child traumatic stress with the informative infographic developed by SAMHSA’s National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCSTI).
SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator
A confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Take a class..Be 1 in a Million
Coping Tips for Traumatic Events and Disasters SAMHSA
Find tips that may help! Emotional distress can happen before and after a disaster. Coping strategies include preparation, self-care, and identifying support systems.
Welcome to Pennsylvania System of Care Partnership
The PA System of Care (SOC) Partnership statewide cooperative agreement is one of many System of Care communities throughout the country working to bring youth leaders, family leaders and system leaders together in equal partnership to integrate the child-serving systems, so that desired outcomes are achieved cost effectively through evidence based practice and natural supports.
The youth, family, and system leaders of Pennsylvania will work as equal and trusted partners in creating sustainable change which will empower youth, families and all youth serving systems to be responsible and accountable for outcomes that lead to the fulfillment of hopes and dreams.
Every youth and family in Pennsylvania will be able to access and navigate a unified network of effective services and supports that are structured in adherence to System of Care (SOC) Values and Principles.