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What We Do

Mental Health Collaborative empowers communities through awareness and education. We provide a variety of programs for all age groups and community members teaching ​Mental Health Literacy​.

46.4%

of U.S. Adults

In the United States, almost half of adults will experience a mental illness during their lifetime.

Approximately 1 in 5 adults (18 or older) in the U.S. experience a mental illness in any one year, equivalent to 46.6 million people.

46.6

MILLION PEOPLE

Mental Illness is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. citizens ranging in ages from 15 to 44, according to National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) statistics.

Half of all mental disorders begin by age 14 and three-quarters by age 24.

41%

In the United States, only 41 percent of the people who had a mental disorder in the past year received professional health care or other services.

The Solution

Mental Health Literacy – the knowledge and understanding that helps us live responsible, effective, successful and healthy lives.

The Benefit

Good mental health literacy helps us understand and destigmatize mental disorders and treatments while promoting and optimizing good mental health.

Sign up for one of our evidence based programs today!

Our programs are evidenced based and have impacted thousands of youth and adults in over 20 countries over the past 12 years.

School-Based Programs

Core Training:

  • 2-day training provided to school personnel who will then be prepared to provide one-day teacher training to staff in their district (train the trainer)

Mental Health Literacy Curriculum Guide Training:

  • 1-day training provided to teachers who will implement the Mental Health Literacy Curriculum in classrooms.
  • Recommended for grades 8 – 10

Go-To Educator Professional Learning Program:

  • 4-6 hour training provided to school professionals (educators, school resource officers, guidance counselors, coaches, etc.) with whom students naturally engage.

Know Before You Go:

  • 4 hour training intended for grade 12 students and educators who support them as they transition to post-secondary education and/or employment

Parent Mental Health Literacy Training:

  • 2 hour program overview of Mental Health Literacy

Community-Based Programs

All community based trainings can be adapted for various groups depending on community needs/wants.

Some of the Mental Health Literacy training that we offer:

  • Parent Trainings
  • Community Based Adult Trainings
  • Corporate Trainings
  • Coaches Trainings
  • Transitions: a 2-hour training for young adults ages 18-25
  • Town Employee Trainings
  • First Responder Trainings

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