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October

Thu 8

Real OCD: Unmasking the Reality of Living with OCD

October 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Real OCD: Unmasking the Reality of Living with OCD

Understand better the realities of those impacted by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and helpful resources, with Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale. This presentation will provide an overview of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) to better understand the realities of those impacted by the disorder. Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale will discuss how to identify OCD and understand evidenced-based treatment. Participants will be able to define OCD, recognize symptoms, define treatment methods, and be able to understand how to access resources. Come join us for this free webinar…

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Wed 21

Teen Suicide and Self-Harm: Practical Tips for Youth Ministers and Staff

October 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Teen Suicide and Self-Harm: Practical Tips for Youth Ministers and Staff

Learn about the roles of faith leaders in suicide prevention in adolescents during this joint program between HHCI and The Menninger Clinic. In this presentation, participants will learn about the role of faith leaders in suicide prevention in adolescents. Why an adolescent might become suicidal, as well as, how to respond to adolescents expressing suicidal thoughts will be discussed. Participants will learn how to effectively assess adolescents for suicidal risk, how to intervene, and work with parents to establish safety…

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Thu 22

The Pointer Study: Evaluating Risk for Cognitive Decline in United States

October 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Webinar TX 77056 United States
Free
The Pointer Study: Evaluating Risk for Cognitive Decline in United States

Learn about The Alzheimer's Association U.S. Study to Protect Brain Health Through Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Risk (U.S. POINTER). The Alzheimer's Association U.S. Study to Protect Brain Health Through Lifestyle Intervention to Reduce Risk (U.S. POINTER) is a two-year clinical trial to evaluate whether lifestyle interventions that simultaneously target many risk factors protect cognitive function in older adults who are at increased risk for cognitive decline. U.S. POINTER is the first such study to be conducted in a large group…

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November

Wed 4

Raising Children to Care for Their Mind, Build Resilience & Manage Stress

November 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Raising Our Children to Care for Their Mind, Build Resilience & Manage Stress

Learn strategies for helping your children cope with stress and manage their emotions in a healthy way and more, with Dr. Kristi Wolfe. This has been an interesting year, to say the least! Our kids have been asked to deal with so many changes, disruptions, and uncertainties in their lives. We all want to make sure they are able to maintain their mental health through these types of stressful situations, but it can be difficult to know exactly how to…

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Wed 11

Facing Dual Diagnosis: Healing for Addiction and Mental Illness

November 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Facing Dual Diagnosis: Healing for Addiction and Mental Illness

Learn about the relationship between addiction and mental illness as well as treatment options, with Dr. Crystal Collier. Q&A to follow. The relationship between mental illness and addiction is complex. This presentation will describe this relationship and the implications for treatment. Families will have the opportunity to learn about the powerful role they play in treatment and recovery, and ample time to ask questions. Come join us for this free webinar from the Hope and Healing Center & Institute. Register…

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Mon 16

The SAVVY Caregiver Class

November 16, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until November 16, 2020

717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
The SAVVY Caregiver class (Fall 2020; 6 weeks)

Caregiving, especially for someone dealing with dementia, is often a new role and requires special skills and knowledge. The Savvy Caregiver Class, presented through The Amazing Place, is an innovative, free, program for understanding the changes your loved one is experiencing throughout the disease’s progression. During the six-week, two-hour class sessions, we help caregivers understand dementia, its effects on behavior, and provide personalized strategies for caregiving and related decision-making. Research has demonstrated caregivers who participated in this program improve their…

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December

Wed 2

Understanding Antisocial Personality Disorder

December 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Understanding Antisocial Personality Disorder

Learn about Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) and the causes, symptoms, and available treatments for it, with Dr. Matthew Stanford. Manipulative? Disregard for rules and laws? Lacks remorse or guilt? These are all classic signs of Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD). Do you know of someone who is deceitful, reckless, and doesn’t care about the feelings of others? Are they impulsive, irresponsible, and involved in criminal behavior? ASPD causes problems in many areas of an individual’s life, such as relationships, work, and…

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Thu 3

The Ombudsman Program: Protecting Loved Ones in Long-term Care

December 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Webinar TX 77056 United States
Free
The Ombudsman Program: Protecting Loved Ones in Long-term Care

Learn about how Harris County Ombudsman’s Office can partner with you in protecting your loved ones in long-term care, with Greg Shelley. Have you been perturbed by some of the reports about senior care facilities in the time of the coronavirus pandemic? Would you like to learn more about how to protect your loved ones? Join us for a webinar that discusses some of the problems in long-term care and how the Harris County Ombudsman’s Office addresses them, given by…

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January

Wed 13

Taking Care of You

January 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Taking Care of You Free Webinar

Join this interactive webinar and build your self-care toolbox with Courtney Reynolds, LCSW, of Bo's Place. There is no doubt that 2020 has required all of us to shift our self-care practices in monumental ways. At Bo’s Place we recognize that self-care is multi-faceted, and that we must be active in creating and maintaining our practice. This interactive webinar will provide simple tools for creating a self-care toolbox that you can access anytime you need a break, mental relaxation or…

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Wed 20

POSTPONED – Spiritual Care and Counseling for Victims of Spiritual Abuse

January 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Spiritual Care and Counseling for Victims of Spiritual Abuse

  ATTENTION: CHANGES TO THIS EVENT Unfortunately, due to circumstances outside of their control, our speaker will not be available to present on their original event date. We are working with them to set up a new date as soon as possible, and we expect to be able to offer this program in the next several weeks. We will update when available. Join Rev. Salvador Del Mundo, Jr., as we explore the nature of betrayal trauma in the context of…

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Thu 21

Eating Matters: How Do We Use Food to Fuel Our Bodies?

January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Eating Matters: How Do We Use Food to Fuel Our Bodies?

Join Dr. Reeta Achari, MD, a neurologist, as she discusses the connection between food, fueling our bodies, and different health issues. Our bodies rely on our diet to provide the fuel to function. Surprisingly, some of the popular diets aren’t very good for us. Please join us as Dr. Madhureeta (Reeta) Achari, MD, a neurologist who found that some of her patients’ health issues were associated with their eating habits, and found herself writing recipes in addition to prescriptions. Come…

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Wed 27

Build Your Family Code: Prevention Tools to Use Throughout Your Child’s Development

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Build Your Family Code: Prevention Tools to Use Throughout Your Child's Development

Join Dr. Crystal Collier as she hosts a workshop for parents to learn how to apply prevention principles for child/teen high-risk behavior. Dr. Crystal Collier, author of the NeuroWhereAbouts Guide, will show parents and families how to build a family code that can be used as a developmental prevention tool. Parents will learn prevention science tools and parenting techniques to use with kids from early childhood to college. Kids are exposed to a myriad of high-risk behaviors in our digital…

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February

Wed 3

Perfect Storm for Mental Health Issues During COVID-19

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Perfect Storm for Mental Health Issues during COVID-19

Join Dr. Sylvia Muzquiz-Drummond, MD, as she gives an overview of the effects of the pandemic on people’s psychological well-being. As the full weight of the COVID-19 pandemic was settling on the country’s shoulders, more than one in four Americans (children and adults) met the criteria that mental health providers use to diagnose serious mental distress and illness. That represents a roughly 700% increase from pre-pandemic data collected in 2018. These extraordinarily large rates of mental distress pushed our nation…

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Wed 10

The Enabling Parent of the Addicted Child

February 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
The Enabling Parent of the Addicted Child

Participants will learn how to identify negative behavior patterns of addiction and how to really help loved ones, with Dr. Crystal Collier. Codependency and enabling characteristics of parents and loved ones can keep a teen or adult child who is struggling with addiction stuck in unhealthy behavior patterns. Participants will learn how to identify these negative behavior patterns and how to support in ways that really help. Come join us for this free webinar from the Hope and Healing Center…

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March

Wed 3

Keeping Faith in the Face of Adversity

March 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
717 Sage Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
Free
Keeping Faith in the Face of Adversity

Join Dr. Daniela White, MD, as she speaks to the connection between faith and resilience in the face of adversity. At the end of the program, participants will have a better understanding of how faith can be a source of resilience when faced with daily challenges or unique, unexpected difficulties in life. They will also have a better understanding on how to help kids build their resilience through faith, as well as gain a better understanding on how facing adversity…

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