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2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

| November 12, 2019
2019 Health and Welfare Resource Networking meetings in Coconino County

A variety of  health and welfare resource networking meetings are held each month in Coconino County. The meetings are presented in local restaurants, libraries, health care agencies and other locations where health professionals and representatives from a variety of governmental and non-profit organizations share information on upcoming programs and events that benefit the health and welfare of children, youth, parents and seniors throughout the region.

The following is a listing of some of those meetings. Please send any updates to frank@coconinokids.org

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NAU Mental Health Symposium Series continues on Oct. 10, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5

| October 1, 2019
NAU Mental Health Symposium Series continues on Oct. 10, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5

The NAU Mental Health Symposium Series continues with:

“Intersections of Mental Health and Identity,” noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10 at SAS Auditorium, Northern Arizona University. Sponsored by the Commission on Disability Access and Design.

“Moral Injury and Mental Health Panel Discussion,” 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 at Ashurst Auditorium. Sponsored by Veterans and Military Services.

“Epic Fail,” 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, Cline Library Auditorium. Sponsored by ASNAU and SHAC.

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Well Women, Well Communities 2020 Initiative in Coconino County

| September 24, 2019
Well Women, Well Communities 2020 Initiative in Coconino County

The Well Women, Well Communities 2020 project is a collaborative interagency initiative ‘to increase the local health department’s capacity to identify and address system’s level barriers and gaps in services that affect a woman’s ability to be well and seek well-woman care at a community level.

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RSVP now for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

| September 24, 2019
RSVP now for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

Ticket sales are off to a strong start for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on “Self-Healing Communities” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the High Country Conference Center, 201 W. Butler Ave., Flagstaff.

Tickets are $30 to $45. Click here to register.

“We already have ticket purchases coming in so please make sure to get you and your team signed up,” said Virginia Watahomigie, executive director of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth. “Remember, this is about systematic and culture change — everyone is needed in this movement.”

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Northland Family Help Center reports Volunteers needed at the Cornucopia Fall Festival on Sept. 28, 29 in Flagstaff

| September 3, 2019
Northland Family Help Center reports Volunteers needed at the Cornucopia Fall  Festival on Sept. 28, 29 in Flagstaff

Northland Family Help Center reports volunteers are needed at the Cornucopia Fall Festival on Sept. 28, 29 in Flagstaff.

Well we’ve done such a great job at volunteering for Hullabaloo that we were invited to be a recipient of Cornucopia, said Heather Marcy, deputy director at Northland Family Help Center in Flagstaff.

We have morning, afternoon and evening shifts available for September  28-29th. If you would like to volunteer please let me know …

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Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity conducting survey

| August 27, 2019
Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity conducting survey

By the Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity The Arizona Coalition for Insurance Parity is a collaborative effort of the Arizona Council of Human Service Providers, JEM Foundation, Mental Health America of Arizona, MIKID, and the Neighbors Council.  Our mission is to ensure Arizonans are able to easily access appropriate and timely mental health and substance […]

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Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council — Back to School Resources

| August 27, 2019
Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council —  Back to School Resources

Arizona Back to School Resources 🍏📚 Most Arizona students head back to the classroom this month. What does that mean for students with developmental disabilities? Scroll down for our roundup of resources related to navigating education in Arizona. RSVP Now: ADDPC 10-year Anniversary Event – October 4   Come celebrate with us on October 4! Enjoy […]

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Action & Outreach Spotlight: National Suicide Prevention Hotline is Getting Its Own 3-Digit Number in the US. See related news here

| August 26, 2019
Action & Outreach Spotlight: National Suicide Prevention Hotline is Getting Its Own 3-Digit Number in the US. See related news here

Calling a suicide prevention hotline will soon be as simple as dialing 911.

Earlier this week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) submitted a report to Congress describing the best possible method of implementing a 3-digit phone number for the federally-funded National Suicide Prevention Hotline.

The 138-page report recommends that Congress designate 988 as the new dialing code to be used for a nationwide suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline, which “would likely make it easier for Americans in crisis to access potentially life-saving resources.”

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‘Courageous Conversations, Critical Choices: AZ Child Protection Act’ — program to be presented Aug. 22 in Flagstaff

| August 20, 2019
‘Courageous Conversations, Critical Choices: AZ Child Protection Act’ — program to be presented Aug. 22 in Flagstaff

“Courageous Conversations, Critical Choices: AZ Child Protection Act,” will be presented at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Joe Montoya Senior Center, 45 N. Thorpe Road, Flagstaff.

Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth Board member Andrea Meronuck, of Northland Family Help Center, is scheduled to be panelist.

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NACA presenting ‘Youth Employment Gathering’ on Aug. 24

| August 20, 2019
NACA presenting ‘Youth Employment Gathering’ on Aug. 24

Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. (NACA) is sponsoring the “Youth Empowerment Gathering” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 at the Flagstaff Bordertown Dormitory, 901 N. Kinlani Road, Flagstaff.

• Be empowered through talks on wellness
• Get to know your peers
• Learn about the importance of coping skills
• Jame out with DJ Jermatik
• Paint with Duane Koyawena

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