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ADMH Events Calendar Details for November 2012
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2nd

ASL Coffee Night
Office of Deaf Services, ADMH and Montgomery Chapter, AAD

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Starbucks 2107 Eastern Blvd, Montgomery 36117

A monthly community event that takes place every first Friday.

All signing levels welcome.

For more information, please contact:
BethOMoss@gmail.com | shannon.reese@mh.alabama.gov

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4th

Out of the Darkness Walk - Birmingham
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

1:00 - 4:30 PM
Heardmont Park, 5452 Cahaba Valley Road, Birmingham 35242

The Out of the Darkness Community Walks are 3-5 mile walks taking place in over 250 communities across the country this year, with the proceeds benefitting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). By walking in the Out of the Darkness Community Walks, you will be walking with thousands of other walkers nationwide to raise money for AFSP's vital research and education programs to prevent suicide and save lives, increase national awareness about depression and suicide, and provide support for survivors of suicide loss. In deciding to walk you are taking us a step closer to making suicide prevention a national priority.

Online Registration

*Online registration closes at noon the day before the walk. However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk! Please know that walk donations are accepted until December 31st 2012.

For more information, please contact Lisa Dunn:
205-335-1876 | ldunn@afsp.org

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8-9th

SOAR Training
ADMH
(this is the second of a series of 5)

8:15 AM - 4:40 PM Day 1, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Day 2
Must apply to find out the location of the event

The SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR) Project is an interagency collaboration designed to train in methods to expedite the Social Security application process. Services are targeted to adults (18 years of age and older) that are homeless and have a history of serious and persistent mental illness (SMI), or co-occurring disorders of SMI and substance use to include individuals that are:

  • Currently homeless
  • At risk of becoming homeless
  • Lacking housing
  • Residing in “doubled up" living arrangements
  • In a primary residence during the night; in a supervised public or private facility that provides temporary living accommodations
  • Residents of transitional housing

Training Application and Agenda

The following are a listing of dates and locations for this series:

  • Sep. 25-26, 2012 — Huntsville
  • Nov. 8-9, 2012 — Montgomery
  • Jan. 30-31, 2013 — Mobile
  • Mar. 14-15, 2012 — Birmingham
  • Jun. 5-6, 2012 — Huntsville

Application deadline: September 21, 2012
*Requires a $30 per approved applicant fee

For more information, please call Acquanetta Knight:
334-353-9168

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11th

Out of the Darkness Walk - Montgomery
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

1:00 - 4:00 PM
Auburn University at Montgomery Campus, School of Nursing, Montgomery

The Out of the Darkness Community Walks are 3-5 mile walks taking place in over 250 communities across the country this year, with the proceeds benefitting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). By walking in the Out of the Darkness Community Walks, you will be walking with thousands of other walkers nationwide to raise money for AFSP's vital research and education programs to prevent suicide and save lives, increase national awareness about depression and suicide, and provide support for survivors of suicide loss. In deciding to walk you are taking us a step closer to making suicide prevention a national priority.

Online Registration

*Online registration closes at noon the day before the walk. However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk! Please know that walk donations are accepted until December 31st 2012.

For more information, please contact Kima Burch:
334-233-2644 | thetagammaxi1@yahoo.com

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