Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Healthy 365 - Mental Health

Amanda Hinkle and Amanda Everidge of Healthy 365
Healthy 365 is an initiative Hancock Health (formerly Hancock Regional Hospital) to make Hancock County the healthiest county in Indiana.  Amanda Everidge, Healthy Community Manager and Amanda Hinkle, System of Care Coordinator spoke to Kiwanis about the Mental Health aspects of Healthy 365. 
They gave an overview of the Healthy 365 which is divided into:
  • Workplace Wellness
  • Mental Fitness
  • Healthier Choices
  • System of Care  
  • Congregational Network
Mental Health Resources include:
  • QPR training - a free 2 hour class teaching how to help reduce suicides by Questioning, Persuading and Referring.
  • Crisis Intervention Training for law enforcement professionals
  • Mental Health First Aid classes
  • Rise Above it
  • Mental Health and Substance Use Pocket Guide
The conversation will continue next week when Hinkle and Everidge return to Kiwanis to answer questions and explain more about the programs.  For further information see their website 

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