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MHA of Georgia

MHA of Georgia provides programs and seminars which include:

Kids on the Block - A troupe of life size multi cultural puppets. Like real children, each one has likes and dislikes, hopes, fears, talents, and limitations. And like real children, some have differences such as mental, physical and emotional disabilities. Others have lives touched by abuse or divorce. Audiences interact directly with the puppets during question and answer sessions in each program. 

Mental Health First Aid - MFHA is defined as "the provision of initial care for an illness or injury. It is usually performed by a lay person to sick or injured person until definitive medical treatment can be accessed."MFHA is the initial help given to a person showing symptoms of a mental illness or in a mental health crisis until appropriate professional, peer, or family support can be engaged.

Project Wellness: General Mental Health - MHA of Georgia hosts and participates in health fairs, seminars, trainings, or wherever there is an opportunity to raise awareness among consumers, their families, health care providers, and the general public about mental wellness and the promise of living in recovery.The well being of the total person is promoted in such a way that general medical and mental wellness are one in the same.

Respect Seminars - Respect International is an advocacy, humanitarian, and educational non profit organization, created out of the need of persons with psychiatric challenges to be treated with respect, to experience hope, and to be provided with the basic needs to live. The RESPECT Seminar provides insights from a patient's perspective into mental illness, the treatment and recovery process, and emphasizes the value of respect in a health care setting. Designed to help organizations focus on the fundamentals of caring that invoke respect and sensitivity for both patients and employees.

Respect Institute - This is a program that facilitates the sharing of individuals' unique stories of recovery from mental illness to a broad range of audiences throughout Georgia. Each RESPECT Institute is a 3 and a 1/2 day program which provides 12 individuals with the skills and coaching necessary to transform their mental illness. treatment, and recovery experiences into educational and inspirational presentations. The program helps participants organize and articulate their stories so they can be delivered in diverse venues, such as legislative meetings, employee orientations, university classrooms, civic meetings, and continuing education programs.

MHA Resource Guide - MHA provides an extensive resource guide.

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