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Trauma Informed Training ONTRACK Celebrates Newly Certified Youth Mental Health First Aid Providers ONTRACK Program Resources has two newly certified Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) instructors among its ranks. ONTRACK’s Alisa Nelson, M.S.W. and ONTRACK Program Services Manager Peggy J. Thomas recently received certification in YMHFA.
“Because a significant number of young people are experiencing mental health issues, it is helpful to be adequately prepared to assist when a mental health crisis occurs,” said Thomas. “YMHFA is not solely for behavioral health experts. The training is designed to help anyone who frequently …
ONTRACK Program Resources and Sacramento City Unified School District Awarded Three-Year Federal Grants from Project AWARE Community Sacramento, CA ONTRACK Program Resources and the Sacramento City Unified School District have been awarded three-year Project AWARE-Community Grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to support training a diverse group of adults in Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA).
“The overall goal of the ONTRACK California Capital Project AWARE is to expand our community’s capacity to increase awareness of mental health issues and connect youth experiencing behavioral health challenges to needed mental health and addictions treatment …
Madalynn C. Rucker, Honoree of the 7th Year Anniversary Celebration of the Exceptional Women of Color (EWOC) The name Madalynn C. Rucker may not be familiar to you because she does not seek the spotlight. Indeed, it took some work and a good deal of convincing to get the founder and chief executive officer of ONTRACK Program Resources to stop resisting her destiny to be rewarded.
Through customized technical assistance, consultation and training since 1997, ONTRACK Program Resources has helped hundreds of organizations implement evidence-based, culturally responsive, best practices to improve the health and wellbeing of diverse …
RELEASE: Congresswoman Matsui announces federal grants to expand Mental Health First Aid Programs in Sacramento WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Matsui announces that the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded two Sacramento-based programs federal funding to expand their Mental Health First Aid training programs. ONTRACK Program Resources, Inc. and the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) will each be receiving over $115,000 of grant funding from the second phase of SAMHSA’s Project Aware Mental Health First Aid initiative.
“We must increase mental health awareness and knowledge in order to decrease stigma. It is …
Ontrack Program Resources teaches cultural training for health workers Most people in California know the state has a diverse population, but that doesn’t mean business owners, health care providers and social service agencies understand how to meet its needs.