Posts Tagged ‘national alliance on mental illness north texas’

DFWHC Foundation’s “Recovery 101” mental health program is this Sunday!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Community Health Collaborative (CHC) will be hosting its “Recovery 101: How to Become a ROCC Star” program this Sunday, June 27 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., CDT. Working with UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), the Association of Persons Affected by Addiction (APAA) and the National Alliance of Mental Illness […]

Foundation’s “Recovery 101” mental health program is just 9 days away!

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Community Health Collaborative (CHC) will be hosting its “Recovery 101: How to Become a ROCC Star” program in just nine days on Sunday, June 27 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., CDT. Working with UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), the Association of Persons Affected by Addiction (APAA) and the National […]

DFWHC Foundation Blog: The Evolution of Discussing Mental Health

Blog by Jen Miff, President of the DFW Hospital Council Foundation The National Institutes of Health (NIH) points out that words matter. Removing the stigma frequently associated with mental and behavioral health is one of the great joys of our work at the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation. One specific evolution is recognizing both substance […]

Foundation’s third “Recovery 101” mental health program set for June 27

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Community Health Collaborative (CHC) will be hosting its third “Recovery 101: How to Become a ROCC Star” program on Sunday, June 27 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., CDT. Working with UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), the Association of Persons Affected by Addiction (APAA) and the National Alliance of Mental […]

Foundation’s first “Recovery 101” mental health program set for April 25

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Community Health Collaborative (CHC) will be hosting its first “Recovery 101: How to Become a ROCC Star” program on Sunday, April 25 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., CDT. Working with UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), the Association of Persons Affected by Addiction (APAA) and the National Alliance of Mental […]

Foundation’s CHC to roll out “Recovery 101” mental health program

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation’s Community Health Collaborative (CHC) announced today it would roll out the peer-led mental health and substance abuse recovery program “Recovery 101: How to Become a ROCC Star” across North Texas. Working with UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW), the Association of Persons Affected by Addiction (APAA) and the National Alliance […]

North Texas Community Health Collaborative achieves “10,000 Lives Goal”

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today that its Community Health Collaborative had surpassed its goal of training 10,000 North Texas residents in Mental Health First Aid. To date, the collaborative has trained 14,864 residents in 16 counties to include Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Grayson, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Navarro, Parker, Rockwall, […]

Sherry Cusumano named vice chair of Community Health Collaborative

The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today that Sherry Cusumano, RN, LCDC, MS, administrative director of community education and clinical development at Medical City Green Oaks, will serve as vice chair of the organization’s North Texas Community Health Collaborative. Cusumano will join Ashleigh Kinney, director of family services and child life at Scottish Rite […]

Foundation’s Sushma Sharma to receive NAMI Mental Health Award

Dr. Sushma Sharma, our own DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation director of population health research, was announced this week as a surprise recipient of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Texas award as the 2020 Mental Health Professional of the Year. NAMI Texas is an alliance of more than 600 local affiliates who work […]

DFWHC Foundation awarded second phase of funding for community mental health program

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) Foundation announced today it was awarded the second phase of funding for its Community Mental Health Grant Program from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). With seven North Texas counties without psychiatric care beds and the number of behavioral care providers throughout the region ranking below national […]