May 10th, Community-Dialogue-In-The-Park, Dignity in Mental Health

Please let folks know about this community event that is going to be taking place in early May as part of the national movement to declare May 4th a Day of Mental Health and Dignity!… Continue reading

NC Dialogues on Dignity in Mental Health During the Month of May

Whew…that was a long winter. In the wake of several months of severely low organizing capacity and some deep soul-searching and prioritizing on behalf of initial organizers, early Spring brought a change of… Continue reading

Upcoming Lunch and Learn Series Open to the Public!

Please feel free to check out this great offering that is part of an upcoming peer support specialist training! Community Solutions WNC will be doing a session on Monday and other great topics… Continue reading

North Carolina’s Mental Health Service Gaps Featured in The New York Times

Check out this article from The New York Times that features NC’s/ WakeMed‘s efforts to divert psychiatric patients from ERs into other treatment settings, such as Holly Hill Hospital, a commercial psychiatric facility. The comments… Continue reading

So, what do you all think?

We hope that you all enjoy the holiday season and that during the quiet first few days of Winter you’ll spend a few minutes thinking about the initiative to bring meaningful and solution-oriented… Continue reading

Social Media Support Needed!

“Wanna help?” Community Solutions WNC could use a hand with social media and someone to post exciting mental health dialogue related content here and on our Facebook page. Primary organizers are super busy working on… Continue reading

Fall Organizing!

As these first few really chilly days set in, Community Solutions WNC is gearing up for some strong community networking and last night’s Organizing Get-Together brought up some clear directions, concrete next steps,… Continue reading

…and coming up next -> November 7th, Follow-Up Organizing Get Together!

The Community Solutions WNC Information and Organizing event held on October 24th, 2013 at the Mother Bear Families for Mental Health offices in central Asheville was a great kick-off to this initiative to… Continue reading

Thank you for being a part of this!

Thank you to everyone who came out for the Information and Organizing event on Thursday! It was so encouraging to see such a diverse gathering of community stakeholders and the amount of experience,… Continue reading

Why is it important for Asheville to participate in the National Dialogue on Mental Health?

These are some JPG versions of an info and interest sheet that we’re going to be offering at the Information and Organizing event this Thursday, 10/24 from 5:30 – 7:30pm at Mother Bear Families… Continue reading