APM Sugar Cane Festival

Event Time: June 10, 2023 12:00 pm

Event Location:

6th & Susquehanna

Philadelphia, PA 19122

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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.

31st Annual ‘My City, My Place’ Brighter Futures Awards

Event Time: June 23, 2023 9:00 am

Event Location:

Garden Ballroom, Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue

4200 City Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19131

More information or email ids.publicawareness@phila.gov.

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.

Conscious Queens

Event Time: May 25, 2023 4:30 pm

Event Location:

Finley Recreation Center, 7701 Mansfield Ave., Philadelphia 19150

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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.

Interact Family Fair

Event Time: May 13, 2023 11:00 am

Event Location:

7372 Henry Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19128

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The Interact Family Fair promotes mental health awareness and connects local youth to summer camps, summer jobs, and apprenticeships. Free mental health screenings and resources will be available.

Black Women’s Wellness Forum & Expo

Event Time: May 6, 2023 11:00 am

Event Location:

5818 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19144

More information or email sistersofservice23@gmail.com

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.

2023 Faith and Spiritual Affairs Conference

Event Time: April 28, 2023 8:00 am

Event Location:

DoubleTree Hotel, 237 S. Broad St., Philadelphia 19107

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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.”

Community Responder: Three-Day Certification Program

Event Time: April 25, 2023 9:00 am

Event Location:

Location TBA

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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.

Call 267-233-4837 or email networkofneighbors@phila.gov for more information.

Independence Blue Cross Broad Street Run Training Run

Event Time: April 15, 2023 7:30 am

Event Location:

Philadelphia Museum of Art steps, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

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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.

2023 Blue Cross Broad Street Run

Event Time: April 30, 2023 8:00 am

Event Location:

Start area: Central High School Field at Broad Street and Somerville Avenue

Finish line: The K Lot of Lincoln Financial Field

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For over 40 years, the popular 10-mile run through the City of Philadelphia has attracted runners and cheering squads alike.

Trigger Film Screenings

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.

Watch the trailer.