The Asociacion Puertorriquenos En Marcha, Inc (APM) will provide behavioral health screenings at this festival honoring the generations of Puerto Rican sugarcane workers who migrated to Philadelphia to work in the refinery. There will be pavas and sugarcane at the festival, which is free and open to the public.
The City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disbility Services (DBHIDS) and the IDS Public Awareness Committee will celebrate the 31st Annual Brighter Futures Awards event honoring those who support and serve individuals with intellectual disabilities with a ceremony, resource fair, and workshops. Tickets are $35, and registration is required.
The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Ability Services will host an educational workshop to promote wellness for girls of color. The workshop will focus on techniques to manage anger, anxiety, and traumatic encounters. Activities will include mindfulness, group discussion, therapeutic techniques, music, interactive engagement, yoga and more.
This free event provides resources and panel discussions on topics that impact Black women, including maternal health, organ donor awareness, long-term COVID, and more. Community Council Health Systems will provide free mental health screenings.
The City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) is proud to host the 16th Annual Faith and Spiritual Affairs Conference, which will focus on ways to motivate, equip, and heal from the trauma we experience as a city from violence, substance crises, the impact of the pandemic, poverty, and systemic racism. We will have workshops, testimonials, speakers, and resources to offer guidance, healing opportunities, and emotional wellness. This year’s theme is “Healing from the Hurt with Trauma-Informed Care.”
Are you passionate about your community? Do you want to be more involved in your neighborhood? Become a Community Trauma Responder with this DBHIDS three-day certification program. Through this training, you can earn a certificate in Psychological First Aid (PFA), a certificate in Post-Traumatic Stress Management (PTSM), and an invitation to join the Network of Neighbors as a Community Trauma Responder.
Whether or not you’re registered for the April 30th 10-miler, you can join the inaugural Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run Official Training Run Event, presented by Altra, the Official Footwear of the 2023 Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run.
Run 3 or 5 miles and finish at Lloyd Hall on Kelly Drive.
June 1: 10am – noon; Memphis Street Academy (Comhar) – 2950 Memphis St, Philadelphia, PA 19134
June 5: 5:30pm – 7:30pm; Bethanna – NOMO South, 1212 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146
June 8: 10am – noon; PLAN & Achieve Academy (Comhar)
June 16: 6pm – 7pm; New Covenant Church & Dare to Imagine Church – 7500 Germantown Ave, 19119
June 17: 12- 2pm; Child Guidance Resource Center – 2000 Old West Chester Pk, Havertown, PA 19083
Filmed in Philadelphia, TRIGGER is both a call to understanding and a call to action about the roles each of us has to play in combating the gun violence epidemic. Admission is free, but please register beforehand.