Meetings

  • All meetings are FREE and open to the public.
  • Meetings are normally held the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Pinehurst Fire Department, Training Room, 405 Magnolia Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374.
  • Nine meetings are held each year.  Meetings usually present speakers on various topics followed by a support meeting for those willing to attend. There are no monthly meetings in July, October (due to the annual Mental Illness Awareness Week event), or December.
  • Support Meetings: If you are a parent or caregiver of someone struggling with a brain disorder, please attend. We have a caring community where you can share your story, learn from others, and get the necessary resources to help you and your loved ones.

 


Monday, 06 Aug 2018 @ 7 pm:

The speaker for our August monthly meeting is Pamela Munger, Community Development Specialist for Sandhills Center.

Her topic will be SANDHILLS SCHOOLS PARTNERSHIP – SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVES

These are some of the subjects that Pamela may be discussing, depending on time:

  1. Mental Health Crisis Intervention for Schools (MHCIS) (Moore & Montgomery Counties)
  2. North Carolina School Mental Health Initiative (NC SHMI)
  3. Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS)
  4. School Health Assessment and Performance Evaluation System (The Shape System)
  5. Local collaboratives, etc.

Please come out to see what steps are being taken to promote mental health in our schools! If you know someone with school-age children, please pass this information on to them. Thanks so much, and let’s do what we can to improve mental health everywhere.


Monday, 10 Sep 2018 @ 7 pm:

Amy Natt, Aging Outreach Services Owner and Founder

The speaker will be Amy Natt of AOS Aging Outreach Services.

AOS provides aging life care management and private duty referral services in Moore and 7 other counties. Amy will discuss what the agency has to offer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Monday, 05 Nov 2018 @ 7 pm:

Dr. Joel Monroe, Psychologist

Dr. Joel Monroe will present “Schizophrenia Defined: An Evidence-Based Perspective on Common Misconceptions.”