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Stepping Up: Steering Committee next meets 13-Jun 10 a.m.: Open to Public

The next meeting of the El Dorado County “Stepping Up” Leadership Team Steering Committee meets on 13-June from 10:00 a.m. until noon in Shingle Springs, CA

This meeting is open to the public.

Here are the minutes from the last meeting and the agenda for this upcoming meeting.

MIN-Stepping Up Leadership Team – 04-25-18 Meeting Minutes (DRAFT) AGENDA Stepping Up Leadership Team – 06-13-18 Meeting Agenda (DRAFT)

The Stepping Up Initiative

 

In The News: NAMI El Dorado County Western Slope and South Lake Tahoe

June 8, 2018

The next meeting of the El Dorado County “Stepping Up” Leadership Team Steering Committee meets on 13-June from 10:00 a.m. until noon in Shingle Springs, CA

This meeting is open to the public.

Here are the minutes from the last meeting and the agenda for this upcoming meeting.

MIN-Stepping Up Leadership Team – 04-25-18 Meeting Minutes (DRAFT) AGENDA Stepping Up Leadership Team – 06-13-18 Meeting Agenda (DRAFT)

The Stepping Up Initiative

 

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    This report is published by the county’s Health & Human Services Department monthly.   Finding the report can be a bit tricky.

    The report contains useful data.  The challenge is that the link we have found to the report is somewhat hidden at the bottom of a meeting agenda available at ElDorado.Legistar.com under “Boards & Commissions” then “Behavioral Health Commission” then open the agenda and search towards the bottom for the report link.

    Would love to one day see the report on Read More

    Family friend Louis Hjerpe recently passed away after a battle with schizophrenia. In his honor, we successfully raised $30,000 in 21 days on CaringCrowd sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. The money will go towards the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI El Dorado County) specifically to the Family-to-Family program. The program supports family members and friends of loved ones with mental illness.  

    We received 118 donations…thank you community!   We will keep you updated Read More

    May 7, 2018

    Photo above: select members of the NAMI On Campus: Brain Health Leadership club – thank you for your leadership!

    Students at STHS hosted the first Mental Health Faire on campus for students & staff.   The NAMI On Campus: Brain Health Leadership club organized this event supported by NAMI El Dorado County, Barton, El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department, South Lake Tahoe Police Department, Suicide Prevention Network and the LTUSD.   Read More

     

    YOU ARE INVITED!!   Join El Dorado County community leaders and hear from Chief Probation Officer on May 16 for a Stepping Up Day of Action Q&A. Stepping Up is a national initiative to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jails. The Day of Action is an opportunity for our community to come together to learn about the county’s efforts to connect people to treatment and services instead of jails. Event Location: Lake Tahoe Community College Read More

    19-Mar-2018: Dr. Sonia Rupp and future doctors guest present at STHS’s NAMI On Campus: Brain Health Leadership club.   Thank you for the education and tips!

    Dr. Sonia Rupp, Psychiatrist (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) shared the history of psychiatry over the past 200 years and the various improvements in treatments discovered.  Dramatic improvements have been made particularly in the past 20 years. Dr. Rupp introduced her daughter who earned her Read More
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