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January 25, 2024 | Marijuana: The New Alcohol

 Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults.

The course will teach you how to
apply the MHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) :
• Assess for risk of suicide or harm.
• Listen nonjudgmentally.
• Give reassurance and information.
• Encourage appropriate professional help.
• Encourage self-help and other support strategies.

REGISTER TODAY
In-Person Course
Tuesday, July 16, 2024 | 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Registration ends 7/12/24

Chino Valley Police Dept.
Training Room | 220 North State Route 89
Chino Valley, AZ

Register for free today!
Contact MATFORCE at (928) 708-0100 or [email protected] to register.

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 Community Coach training

Are you interested in making a real difference in your community and having a positive impact on a person's life?


 

Volunteer coaches help build and strengthen our communities while giving formerly incarcerated individuals the opportunity
>> for community support
>> to create hope for their future
>> to restore and rebuild their lives

Receive free training to learn needed skills for working one-on-one in helping provide referrals, emotional support, and resources for former inmates. No experience, prior qualifications, or education is needed.

All that is needed is the desire to help!

 

Saturday, July 20, 2024
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

MATFORCE | 8056 E. Valley Rd., Suite. B, Prescott Valley

Saturday, October 19, 2024
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

MATFORCE | 8056 E. Valley Rd., Suite. B, Prescott Valley

 

 

 

 

To register contact [email protected] or (928) 925-4433.

This training is for residents of Yavapai County.

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 MATFORCE Messages

 

Free virtual presentations focused on building healthier communities.
Thursday, July 25, 2024 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

 

Parent Action Network: Amplifying Family Voices
Presented by Crissy Groenewegen


The Parent Action Network (PAN) is a grassroots initiative of Smart Approaches to Marijuana that seeks to raise the voices of families who have been negatively impacted by the legalization and commercialization of marijuana, especially today’s high-potency products.

Our mission is to equip these families with the tools and resources they need to tell their stories in an effective way that encourages legislators to enact changes to ineffective drug policies and regulations. PAN is a diverse group of parents with one goal in common - to make sure no one else endures the devastating experiences these families have.

Register for free using the QR code.

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 From Inmate to Citizen

Understanding the excitement, fear, and challenges when transitioning from prison into the community

Do you have a loved one who is incarcerated? Incarceration affects the incarcerated individual and their loved ones after release.

Learn about:

  • Difficulties people experience transitioning from prison into the community
  • The different thinking and processing skills between someone who is incarcerated and someone who is not
  • Identify differences in prison culture and daily life
  • Increase awareness about generational trauma
  • Keys to successful reintegration
  • How to communicate with returning individuals
  • How a community can help individuals return home successfully

Now Virtual Only

  Wednesday, August 21, 2024
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Virtual (Zoom): Register Here

 

 

 

Questions? Contact [email protected] or (928) 708-0100

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 Monthly Youth Drug and Alcohol Impact Panel


 

 

View more information and the current schedule of classes click here.

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 Are you caring for a child in your home?

Check out these free kinship support groups


Kinship families are relationships between individuals who are thought of as having family ties. Examples include grandparents raising grandchildren, aunts and uncles caring for nieces or nephews, or foster families.

This support group is hosted virtually by Jennifer Pratt, a grandmother raising her grandchild. Please join us for discussions that help us to take care of ourselves while caring for others. Meetings will include a check-in, discussion topics, resources, and addressing current barriers.

When: Monthly group meeting times will be determined by YOU. Please share your availability by calling or texting Jennifer at (928) 273-3388 or email her at [email protected]

Safe Prescription Drug Disposal

During normal business hours...
Greater Prescott Area:
  • Chino Valley Police Dept.
  • Prescott Police Dept.
  • Prescott Valley Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office - Gurley Street Station and Williamson Valley Substation
  • Yavapai College Police Department - Prescott Campus
Verde Valley Area
  • Camp Verde Marshal's Office
  • NAH-Camp Verde Primary Care
  • Clarkdale Police Dept.
  • Cottonwood Police Dept.
  • Jerome Police Dept.
  • Sedona Police Dept.
  • Yavapai County Sheriff's Office
  • Yavapai College Police Department - Clarkdale Campus
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