The Pettengill House Inc.

Mental Health and Substance Addiction Crisis Response Training

“This two year-year grant of $39,960 will support training in Mental Health First Aid to Pettengill House’s community partners. The grant will also train and certify agency staff to deliver the 8-hour training sessions focused on improving mental health literacy, identifying, understanding, and responding to signs of mental illness, and helping with an emergent mental health problem or crisis.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Salisbury, MA
AMOUNT: $39,960 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2017

The phrases "Join the Conversation" and "Let's Talk Stigma" on either side of a microphone.


Join the Conversation: An Anti-Stigma Campaign

Back in the fall of 2015, a coalition of Erie County-based behavioral health providers, agencies, and funders began to take shape. The group, coming together as the Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition, dedicated itself to addressing the negative perceptions that so many continue to have about mental health challenges and people who deal with these challenges. … Continued