When we work together and organize resources, health professionals, community outreach and more, we can work to end the stigma and create a plan for improving mental health wellness throughout the community.
Define the roles and key leaders you need on your team.
Examine where you are now and where you want to be.
Put actionable plans in place and rally the community behind mental wellness.
Reflect on the work done, and measure the difference you’ve made in your community.
Beginning in 2015, our coalition for mental wellness implemented plans with help from community members, first responders, and educators. The more we do, the more we learn and strive to be a suicide-free city.
of our first responders are trained in crisis intervention.
of our teachers in Hamilton Southeastern Schools, grades 5-12 are trained in Question, Persuade, and Respond Training.
screening, brief intervention, and referral for treatment training for a fire department in the country.
Keep up to date on the Mayor’s Mental Health Initiative and Stigma Free Fishers campaign including events, resources, and information.