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Someone to Talk to

Talking to someone can help you, or your friend, sort out feelings during difficult times. Click the button and find a number to call, it will help.

Housing and Basic Needs

If you and/or your family’s basic need are not being met, help is available. Click the button and find out how close by help is for you.

Alcohol / Drug Use

Has your use of alcohol or drugs increased? Its not uncommon during difficult times and it can sneak up on you. Clock for help without judgement.

Depressed or Anxious

Are you feeling sad or hopeless? Maybe worried or uneasy? Its not unusual. Click the button to find helpful information for now, and the future.

Suicide / Self-Harm

If you or a friend are considering suicide or self-harm, there is help, resources, a phone to call, or a number to text. Pleas, seek help and click.

¡Recursos de Ayuda disponible en Español!

Resources

Sustaining Your Fundraising During the Time of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create new challenges for consumer health advocacy organizations and the communities they support, we hope this toolkit can serve as practical guide to support some financial challenges. View toolkit

Next AAP Town Hall:  Supporting the Emotional and Behavioral Health of Children, Adolescents, and Families during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The AAP has launched a bi-weekly series of virtual town halls linking members with leading experts to discuss emerging issues related to caring for patients and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The next session, on November 5th  at 7 p.m. CT, will focus on emotional and behavioral support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Register here. Previous Town Halls are available for viewing here. 

Healthy Women, Healthy Pregnancies, Healthy Futures Webinar – 11/12

Health care professionals will be able to utilize HHS efforts to improve maternal health in rural and underserved areas. Register

Podcast: Why Should Businesses Care about Community Health?

On the latest episode of the Business Group on Health Podcast, Dr. Brian Castrucci explains why businesses should shift their focus from healthcare to health, and specific steps they can take.

Request for Information: Guidance on Current Research on the Prevention of Black Youth Suicide 
The NIH National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is seeking input from researchers, healthcare providers, community leaders and individuals from other relevant organizations (e.g., schools, social welfare, justice and faith communities) around the risks for and prevention of death by suicide and suicidal ideation and behaviors of Black/African American children and adolescents. The deadline is January 15, 2021. Learn more

Fall Training Offerings

Register for CRI’s upcoming Trauma-Informed Courses

CRI training meet Evidence-Base criteria! see more details here

Fall represents a time for transformation. 

Join us for our upcoming webinars and transform your skills and perspective!


Challenging behaviors can be difficult, the skills to address them don’t have to be! Course 3: Trauma-Practitioners, teaches user-friendly skills to address the most challenging of behaviors, with confidence and compassion. *Course 1 is a pre-requisite for this course.

A dynamic two-part webinar course, Polyvagal Playbook presents strategies to cue safety, connection, and ease in your self and with others. Learn about the triune-nervous system, and our amazing adaptive breath and bodies.

Let us help you shape your community’s plan for moving to a trauma-informed and resilient community, one based on help, hope and healing in Course 4: Blueprint for Framing Your Community Initiative. *Course 1 is a pre-requisite for this course.


LIVE Zoom Webinars

Course 3: Trauma-Practitioners – Nov 10, 12, 17,19
Polyvagal Playbook Training – Nov 16 and 18
Course 4: Blueprint for Framing Your Community Initiative – Dec 1 and 3

All dates are 3 hours long, 9:00am – 12:00pm Pacific

Costs:
$150 (plus Eventbrite fees) for 6-hour courses
$300 (plus fees) for 12-hour (4 dates) courses


Continuing Education Units (CEU’s) are available for Course 3 and Course 4.
*** Course 1 is a pre-requisite for Course 3 and 4.

Save the date!

June 23-24, 2021

For Community Resliense Initiative 6th Anual Conference

Increase in Spanish Language Resources

Increase Access to Child Nutrition Information With Team Nutrition’s Spanish Language Resources

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the USDA is sharing their free Spanish language nutrition resources for Child Nutrition Program operators and families:

Nutrición en español

Video de Disposición madurativa del bebé para comer alimentos sólidos

Show de Juego: Alimentación para Bebés 

Más recursos en español

Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund

Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund

Program Overview

If your agency is working with immigrants experiencing hard times because of COVID-19, and they aren’t eligible for federal financial relief or unemployment insurance, encourage them to apply to the NEW Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund. Applicants could receive a $1,000 one-time direct payment (up to $3,000 per household).

Eligibility

Applicants must meet ALL requirements below:

  • Be 18 years old or older AND
  • Reside in Washington state AND
  • Have experienced hardship due to the pandemic AND
  • Did not receive a federal CARES Act Economic Impact Payment (also known as a “coronavirus stimulus check”) due to immigration status AND
  • Are not eligible for unemployment insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic due to immigration status.

Application and more information: https://immigrantreliefwa.org/

Partner Outreach Toolkit: https://immigrantreliefwa.org/partner-outreach