Calendar of Events

Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention Training

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training We can all save lives. Question, Persuade, Refer is an emergency response to someone in crisis. In this training, you’ll learn: -How to […]

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EGAMHST: Bipolar: Extreme Mood Variation: Is there Stability?

Alexander County Senior Center 730 7th St., SW, Taylorsville

Whether you are the caregiver of someone with bipolar disorder or an individualliving with the inability to maintain a consistent mood, feeling “stable” is often aninfrequent reality. This class examines features and symptoms of the different types ofthe disorder. It also addresses causes, risk factors, and, most importantly, treatment.Specific focus is placed on the impact […]

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EGAMHST: Keeping the Balance: Mood Stabilizing Medications

Alexander County Senior Center 730 7th St., SW, Taylorsville

Managing mood disorders can be a balancing act. This course provides information about the role of medication in keeping a healthy equilibrium and the importance of observing medication responses, as well as signs and symptoms to report to a physician. This is a free in-person event facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO Team. CEU's are […]

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Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention Training

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training We can all save lives. Question, Persuade, Refer is an emergency response to someone in crisis. In this training, you’ll learn: -How to ask the right questions about suicide -How to persuade a person to get help -How to refer an individual to the right resource You can […]

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Enhancing Mental Health with Alternative Treatments Part 1 (Color, Music, & Nutrition)

Jackson County Library 310 Keener Street, Sylva

This is a free event at Jackson County Public Library, facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO team. CEU’s are provided through NC Department of Health and Human Services. This course is designed for both care providers and recipients. It looks at alternative treatments and practice modalities and their impact on mental health. Many of the […]

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