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Updates on local mental health network activities and topics

 

LCBMH in the News

Youth Summit partnership with the Community Foundation of Lorain County and LCBMH | WKYC Channel 3 | March 16, 2018

Stepping Up initiative seeks to keep mentally ill out of jail | Morning Journal | February 27, 2018

Youth Summit to focus on suicide prevention  | Amherst News-Times | February 22, 2018

Dialogues in Education: Professionals Dealing with Teen Suicide in Lorain County Radio Interview with Dr. Kathleen Kern | standoutscholars.com | February 21, 2018

Recovery center planned at Golden Acres |  Amherst News-Times | February 16, 2018

Lorain County, partners planning opioid recovery facility | The Chronicle-Telegram | February 8, 2018

Lorain County seeks state funds for projects | Morning Journal | February 8, 2018

Friendship Program for Seniors | LorainCounty.com | February 2, 2018

Lorain homeless shelters full for winter, officials say (Coordinated Reentry) | Morning Journal | January 26, 2018

Amherst Public Library hosts training on suicide prevention | Morning Journal | January 25, 2018

Suicide prevention: Wellington High hosts training for students, staff | Morning Journal | January 24, 2018

Mental health apps prove useful during winter weather slump | Cleveland 19 News | January 9, 2018

Opinion: Mental health important for athletes | Morning Journal | Jan. 6, 2018

 

2017

Kasich signs bill on local mental health boards | Morning Journal | Dec. 28, 2017

An open discussion on suicide | Wellington Enterprise | Dec. 19, 2017

Lorain County Mental Health Board Sponsors Forum on Suicide Prevention, Recognition | OhioMHAS e-Update (pg. 4) | December 2017

Lorain County Board of Mental Health hosts forum on suicide, mental health | Morning Journal | Dec. 15, 2017

Lorain County mental health board to place levy renewal on May ballot | The Chronicle-Telegram | Dec. 14, 2017

Lorain County Commissioners discuss budget at meeting | Morning Journal | Dec. 13, 2017

Wellington to talk about suicide | The Chronicle-Telegram | December 6, 2017

Schools push back against bullying | Wellington Enterprise | December 4, 2017

Suicide and Mental Health Community Forum | Rural-Urban Record | December 4, 2017

“Not my kid”: Protect your family from a suicide tragedy | Forecast Magazine | Winter 2017

LCCC and LCBMH Host Suicide and Mental Health Community Forum | LorainCounty.com | November 22, 2017

Careers in Social and Community Services: Profile of Allen Bohannon, Crisis Liaison, Applewood Centers, Inc. | The Chronicle-Telegram | November 17, 2017

Free Wellness Trainings for Workplaces Interview with Dr. Kathleen Kern | WEOL AM Radio | November 15, 2017

Elyria police deserve praise for handling of standoff: Opinion Page | The Chronicle-Telegram | November 8, 2017

County board warns of email scam | The Chronicle-Telegram | November 2, 2017

Time to talk with kids about suicide | Wellington Enterprise | October 19, 2017

Kids are talking; you should too | The Chronicle-Telegram | October 3, 2017

Men’s Suicide Prevention Radio Interview with Tad Peck | WOBL/WDLW Radio | Sept. 27, 2017

Elderly Suicide Prevention Team Radio Interview with Denise Szabo-Ortiz | WOBL/WDLW Radio | Sept. 22, 2017

Suicide Prevention Month Radio Interview with Dr. Kathleen Kern | WOBL/WDLW Radio | Sept. 13, 2017

Local Agency Offers Free Ways to Boost Your Resume | LorainCounty.com | August 10, 2017

Board of Mental Health issues RFP for homeless program | LorainCounty.com | July 1, 2017

Radio interview with Dr. Kathleen Kern about suicide prevention | WEOL AM Radio | May 17, 2017

Guest Column by Dr. Kathleen Kern: “13 Reasons Why” can be dangerous to certain children | The Chronicle-Telegram | May 13, 2017

“Leadership through Change” Luncheon Commemorates Mental Health Month | LorainCounty.com | May 10, 2017

Youth Mental Health First Aid certification course coming to Lorain County | Morning Journal | April 5, 2017

WOBL/WDLW Radio Interviews with Dr. Kathleen Kern and Victor Leandry about the Navigator Call Line | April 4, 2017

Board offers free certification Mental Health First Aid | LorainCounty.com | April 4, 2017

Students do not have to lunch alone at Midview Middle | The Chronicle-Telegram | February 16, 2017

Jamillet Torres Receives Director’s Award from Board of Mental Health | LorainCounty.com | February 10, 2017

Interview with Charlie Neff | WCAN Radio Community Impact Show | February 9, 2017

Crisis Text Line Interview | WEOL Radio |  February 6, 2017

Crisis Text Resource Available for Lorain County | LorainCounty.com | February 3, 2017

Crisis Text Line available | Chronicle Telegram | January 30, 2017

Crisis Text Line News Interview | WOBL/WDLW Radio News |  January 30, 2017

Texting option to help Lorain County residents in a crisis | Morning Journal | January 28, 2017

Crisis text line now available for Lorain County | Amherst News Times | January 27, 2017

Taking Care of Business: Free training boosts your résumé and give you vital, life-saving skills | Morning Journal | January 18, 2017

Mental health organization awarded grant to help with police training | Cleveland 19 News | January 16, 2017

Lorain County Community Foundation awards $811K in grants: A $15,000 grant supports the National Alliance on Mental Illness partnership with the Lorain County Board of Mental Health to provide Crisis Intervention Team training | Morning Journal | January 12, 2017

 

2016

Mental health board director announces retirement, successor | Morning Journal | December 25, 2016

Lorain County Board of Mental Health and Partners Host Internationally Acclaimed Trauma Expert | Ohio Mental Health & Addictions Services e-Update News | December 2016

Health Talk: Most wonderful time of the year? Or most stressful? | Morning Journal | December 22, 2016

Speaker at forum discusses burnout among responders, health personnel | Chronicle Telegram | December 17, 2016

Trauma can hurt first responders, expert says at Lorain County Community College | Morning Journal | December 16, 2016

Charles Neff to Retire; Board of Mental Health Names Dr. Kathleen Kern as Next Executive Director | LorainCounty.com | December 13, 2016

Kern to lead Board of Mental Health | Chronicle Telegram | December 10, 2016

ISOSL Day Provides Hope and Support to Those Affected By Suicide Loss | LorainCounty.com | December 1, 2016

Heidi Corso Receives Director’s Award from Board of Mental Health | LorainCounty.com | November 29, 2016

Holiday season difficult for some | Chronicle Telegram | November 26, 2016

El Centro celebrates a year of collaborations with gala in Lorain | Morning Journal | November 5, 2016

Tribute to veterans in Lorain bridges understanding gap | Morning Journal | November 4, 2016

Careers in Social and Community Services: Profile of Thelma Cruz, Mental Health Navigator | Chronicle Telegram | November 4, 2016

Support Groups for Suicide Survivors and Mental Health | DD 214 Chronicle: The Newspaper for Veterans and All Who Love Them | November/December 2016

Lorain Palace Theater to host Special Tribute for Veterans | Morning Journal | October 29, 2016

Board Offers Free Certification in Mental Health First Aid | LorainCounty.com | October 28, 2016

Free Certification in Mental Health First Aid | The Rural-Urban Record | October 24, 2016

Interview between Host Super Dave and Charlie Neff, LCBMH Executive Director, about Mental Illness Awareness Week | WOBL Radio | October 6, 2016

Interview between Host Brian Engle and Charlie Neff, LCBMH Executive Director, about National Depression Screening Day | WDLW KoolKat 1380/98.9 Radio | October 6, 2016

Lorain County observes Mental Illness Awareness Week with daily tips for positive mental health | LorainCounty.com | October 2, 2016

2016 election preview: Addiction services board asking Lorain County voters to approve levy | Morning Journal | September 29, 2016

Support Groups for Suicide Survivors and Mental Health | The Rural-Urban Record | September 19, 2016

Lorain County offers free resources for Suicide Prevention Awareness Month | Loraincounty.com | September 9, 2016

Elder Suicide: Interview with Dr. Blanche Dortch and Dawn Kroh | WOBL/WDLW Radio News | September 1, 2016

Back to School: Interview with Dr. Kathleen Kern about Student Mental Health Resources (mp3) | WOBL/WDLW Radio News | August 24, 2016

Elder Mental Health Training Coming to Amherst | Amherst News-Times | August 11, 2016

Advice and Tips for Supporting Older Adults Offered at FREE Training | Loraincounty.com | August 10, 2016

Advice and Tips for Supporting Older Adults Offered at FREE Training | Cleveland.com Community Blog | August 9, 2016

Mental Health Navigator | The Rural-Urban Record | August 1, 2016

Residents can find the right mental health service, the first time, with personalized help from the Lorain County Navigator | LorainCounty.com | July 18, 2016

WOBL News Interview with Kathleen Kern about the new Navigator call line | WOBL/WDLW Radio News | July 15, 2016

Facebook note from Monica Robins of WKYC Channel 3 News: Residents can find the right mental health service, the first time, with personalized help from the Lorain County Navigator | July 15, 2016

Sarah Elek Receives Director’s Award from Board of Mental Health | LorainCounty.com | July 6, 2016

Board of Mental Health Announces Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Allocations | LorainCounty.com | June 29, 2016

Expo fights stigma around mental health treatment | Amherst News-Times | June 3, 2016

Lorain County survey finds range of health results | Morning Journal | May 24, 2016

The Nord Center unveils new FIRST Lorain County program at ribbon cutting | Morning Journal | May 18, 2016

Special Report: Prevention Efforts Increase for Suicide | Amherst News-Times | May 16, 2016 (Plus: “We Can’t Afford to Ignore Suicide” Editorial)

National health care leader to visit Northeast Ohio during Mental Health Month | La Prensa: Ohio and Michigan’s Oldest and Largest Latino, Hispanic Newspaper | May 4, 2016

National health care leader to visit Lorain County during Mental Health Month | LorainCounty.com | May 2, 2016

Lorain County Middle Schoolers Help Create Positive Project | Chronicle Telegram | May 1, 2016

Agents of Change members, many victims themselves, work to end bullying | Amherst News-Times | April 21, 2016

Students lead innovative “You Belong” program at six local middle schools | LorainCounty.com | April 13, 2016

Lorain County families find resources for special needs | Morning Journal | March 9, 2016

 

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