During depression the world disappears. Language itself. One has nothing to say. Nothing. Kristin experienced this misery, yet still managed to touch many lives and even in death continues to help others find help for their depression.
The Kristin Brooks Hope Center was created to help those in crisis find help and hope immediately. The site and her story gives you a raw, personal glimpse into depression, and how it affects those around you. In addition, you will find the only clear, step-by-step path for you to follow out of the darkness. There is hope and you can feel happy again! If you need to speak with someone right now call: 1.800.442.HOPE

Calendar of Events

Upcoming Alive! Mental Health Fairs in 2014

2.20.14 - Florida State University - Tallahassee FL
2.24.14 - Jefferson Community College - Watertown NY (3rd year in a row!)
2.25.14 - Penn State University - Greater Allegheny (4th year in a row!)
2.25.14 - Lindenwood University - St Charles MO
2.26.14 - Onondaga Community College - Syracuse NY
3.04.14 - San Bernardino Valley College - San Bernardino CA
3.06.14 - Doane College - Crete NE
3.19.14 - St. Francis University - Joliet IL
3.26.14 - Richland Community College - Decatur IL
4.10.14 - UCONN - Stamford CT

More events to be posted soon!

More information on the Alive! Mental Health Fair HERE.

April 2014

  • NIHB 5th Annual National Tribal Public Health Summit
    Monday, March 31, 2014 - 8:00am Face-to-face

    The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) invites you to attend the NIHB 5th Annual National Tribal Public Health Summit. The theme for this year's summit is: Building Healthy Native Communities: Knowledge, Tools and Know- How. The Summit will be held at the Holiday Inn Grand Montana, in Billings, Montana March 31 to April 2, 2014. NIHB's Tribal Public Health Summit brings together Tribal leaders, Tribal health directors, medical practitioners, mental health professionals, public health staff, advocates, epidemiologist and researchers alike to present the latest information and updates on the crucial and important work currently taking place in Indian Country. As part of this dialogue, the conference provides a forum to identify both the challenges and promising solutions to achieving healthy Native Communities. The Summit also provides an unprecedented opportunity to build new partnerships and discover ways to leverage resources.The Summit will explore a wide range of topics including: public health infrastructure, public health law & policy, data & surveillance, public health communications, public health emergency preparedness, access to care, workforce development, and new research.

    Where: Holiday Inn Grand Montana
    Contact: Petrice Post ppost@edc.org (928) 522-3337
    Event URL: http://www.nihb.org/communications/phs_2014.php

  • AMSR: Connecticut Campus Suicide Prevention Initiative (CCSPI)
    Friday, April 4, 2014 - 8:00am Face-to-face

    Free workshop sponsored by CCSPI. Priority will be given to individuals who work with Connecticut college students.A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Pre-workshop reading is required.6.5 continuing education credits are available from NASW, NBCC and APA for participants who attend the full workshop and complete an online survey.The trainer will be Jonathan A. Pohl, Ph.D., the Interim Associate Director of the Counseling and Wellness Center at CCSU.

    Sponsor: Connecticut Campus Suicide Prevention Initiative
    Where: Plainville Business Center – 74 East Street
    Contact: Corrine King CNKing@Wheelerclinic.org (800) 232-4424
    Event URL: http://www.ctclearinghouse.org/registration

  • Campus GLS Cross-Site Evaluation: Strategies for Completing the MIS Activity Webinar
    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 2:00pm Webinar

    Hide Details This webinar will help familiarize GLS Campus Grantees in Cohorts 5, 6, and 7 with the new cross-site MIS Activity instrument for the Cross-Site Evaluation. Please note that the MIS activity submission window has been moved to June 12-26, 2014.

    Sponsor: ICF
    Contact: Anne Marie Schipani AnneMarie.Schipani@icfi.com
    Event URL: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/428571639

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