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Community Mental Health Advocacy Workshop

A community mental health advocacy workshop is a valuable program that equips individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to advocate for mental health awareness, support, and policy change. These workshops empower participants to become effective advocates within their communities.

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Facilitator Dr. Rhonda Hamilton

Community Mental Health Advocacy Workshop
Empowering Voices, Creating Change
Overview

 

The Community Mental Health Advocacy Workshop is a dynamic and interactive program designed to equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to advocate effectively for mental health awareness and policy change. Whether you’re a mental health professional, a person with lived experience, or a concerned community member, this workshop provides essential tools for making a difference.

Workshop Objectives


Understanding Advocacy:

  • Explore the significance of mental health advocacy in our communities.

  • Learn about key issues, challenges, and opportunities.

 

Effective Communication:

  • Develop practical communication strategies for engaging with policymakers, legislators, and the public.

  • Understand how to convey your message persuasively and compassionately.

 

The Power of Personal Stories:

  • Discover the impact of personal narratives in advocacy.

  • Craft and share your own story to raise awareness and reduce stigma.

 

Navigating the Legislative Process:

  • Gain insights into how policies are shaped and implemented.

  • Learn how to engage with elected officials and influence change.

 

Building Alliances:

  • Connect with like-minded advocates and community organizations.

  • Collaborate to amplify your collective voice.

 

Who Should Attend:

  • Individuals living with mental health conditions

  • Family members and caregivers

  • Mental health professionals

  • Students and educators

  • Community leaders and activists

 

Why Attend?

  • Empowerment: Acquire practical skills to advocate confidently.

  • Impact: Be part of positive change in mental health policies and services.

 

Connection: Network with fellow advocates and build a supportive community.
Join us in raising your voice for mental health and creating a more compassionate and informed community!

 

If you’re interested in attending MCWE 2024 Community Mental Health Advocacy Workship, you must register while space is still available.

 

Format: In-Person & Virtual

90 Minutes

April 10, 2024

Free Workshop

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