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May 2020

Wear Green Day

May 6
Free

Show your support for Peace River Center during Mental Health Awareness Month (MHAM) by wearing green and sharing a selfie on your social media channels on Wednesday, May 6. Tag it with #Green4PRC so we can share it on our channels as well. Register for more MHAM events by visiting https://www.peacerivercenter.org/mham-registration/.

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Movers for Mom Donation Drive Collection Day

May 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join Two Men and a Truck-Polk in their annual Movers for Moms donation drive to benefit those served by Peace River Center Victim Services domestic violence shelters. Every year Two Men and a Truck-Polk partner with local organizations and businesses to collect much-needed items like toiletries, toilet paper/paper towels, diapers/wipes, baby bottles/sippy cups, sheet sets/blankets, and more. Their goal is to make Mother’s Day special for all moms, regardless of their circumstances. All items are welcome; however, much-needed items include:…

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Depression and Anxiety in Children and Teens

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Free

Join us as Tiffani Fritzsche, LMHC, CBHCMS, Children’s Services Manager shares about depression and anxiety in children and teens. This Zoom presentation will cover general symptoms, risk factors, and what you can do to help a child or teen experiencing depression and anxiety. Register for this and our other Mental Health Awareness Month Virtual Sessions by visiting: https://www.peacerivercenter.org/mham-registration/.

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What is Mental Health Recovery?

May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Join us as Tamara Tyner, M.S. Peace River Center's Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services (PSR) Program Manager, and Miranda Mills, Club SUCCESS Director discuss "What is Mental Health Recovery?" You will learn what it means to be in mental health recovery, resources in our community such as Club SUCCESS and Psychosocial Rehabilitation, plus there will be time to ask questions. Register for this and other upcoming virtual sessions by visiting: https://www.peacerivercenter.org/mham-registration/

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What is Community Behavioral Health?

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Free

ZOOM in as Candace Barnes, LMHC CBHCMS-AC, Chief Operating Officer explains what Community Behavioral Health is and what it means to our community. Peace River Center serves over 22,000 individuals annually; many are some of the most vulnerable citizens in our community. Additionally, the presentation will cover services and resources provided to individuals living with mental illness, in recovery from substance use disorders and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Register for this and other virtual sessions during Mental…

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EMDR: An Evidence-Based Treatment

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Free

Join Donna Rininger, LMHC, MCAP, Director of Specialty Services to learn more about Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing – an Evidence-Based Treatment. EMDR is recognized as one of the most effective forms of treating trauma. Learn more about what conditions it works for, how treatment works, what a typical session is like. Q&A will follow the presentation. Register here: https://www.peacerivercenter.org/mham-registration

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August 2020

Tools for Back to School Anxiety Zoom Webinar

August 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Are you a teacher who is anxious about returning to school this fall? Wondering how you will help your students cope with the new normal? Join us on August 19 at 3:30 p.m. as we talk to two mental health experts (one is a former teacher) about Tools for Back to School Anxiety. During this free session, teachers will learn coping skills to address any of their anxiety or fears as well as gain tips to help their students. Tools…

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Self-Care for Essential Workers Zoom Webinar

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

As an essential worker, we thank you for your hard work and applaud your efforts and courage during this pandemic. You are not alone, and we are here for you.  You also need self-care and during this presentation, you’ll learn how to take care of your mental health to keep you healthy. Register today for this free Zoom webinar. Speaker: Eric Chatman, LMHC, CCPT, CFT, Outpatient Adult Therapist

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September 2020

Dealing with Anxiety of the Unknown Webinar

September 2 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Uncertainty is all around us, more so today than in the recent past. The current pandemic may have heightened the uncertainty over the economy, job loss, illness and your overall mental health. During this presentation, you will take away some key points on how to cope with the anxiety of all the uncertainty around us. Register today! About the Speaker: Morgan Whitaker Smith is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who currently works as the Program Manager for the Family Intensive…

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Suicide Prevention Webinar

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

During this presentation, you will learn about the prevalence of suicide as well as warning signs to look for and ways to help, including the AID LIFE method. We will also share how you and others can access valuable community resources such as the Peace River Center Mobile Crisis Response Team. Register for this free webinar today! About the presenter: Kirk D. Fasshauer, LCSW, FT, CTM, is the Director of Crisis Response Services and Professional Development for Peace River Center.…

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