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A video podcast of Hawaii's mental health related events

Friday, November 21, 2008

4B: Strategies and Legal Issues for Family Members: “Are There Any?”

This workshop will address concerns such as, “ Who will take care of my family member once I’ve passed on? How can I find out more information about whether my family member is in treatment? How Can I be of help? How can I get help for a family member for a family member who refuses treatment?” This is a presentation of the 5th Annual Best Practices Conference in Honolulu on April 25, 2008.

Friday, November 14, 2008

4A: Challenging Burdenhood

Viewing one’s self as a burden and assimilating such shame and guilt can lead to disconnecting from one’s ‘ohana. This workshop will deconstruct burdenhood and explore psychoeducation and culturally responsive strategies to reconstruct connections. This is a presentation of the 5th Annual Best Practices Conference in Honolulu on April 25, 2008

Friday, November 7, 2008

3C: Strengthening Natural Networks: Clubhouse and Peer Support Strategies

Social support acts as a buffer to life stresses. Natural networks – ‘ohana, peers, friends – provide a rich resource of such buffers. This workshop explores natural networks and how clubhouses and peer support strategies can, “pull in community, family, faith, work – be holistic in recovery." This is a presentation of the 5th Annual Best Practices Conference in Honolulu on April 24, 2008