St. Dominic Church to offer Mental Health First Aid Courses

Mental health disorders affect everyone. In any given year, approximately 58 million (nearly one-in-four) Americans will experience a mental health disorder. One in 17 adults lives with schizophrenia, severe depression or bipolar disorder, and one in 10 children suffers from a serious mental or emotional disorder. To address this serious issue, a certified MHFA instructor […]

Profile: George Kerr & the START Program

George Kerr is the Executive Director of START at Westminster here in SW. The program, which serves all district residents, is a harm reduction, prevention and awareness initiative that was implemented in 2008. START is an acronym for Syringe, Treatment, Advocacy, Resources and Training, which reflects the core element of the harm reduction philosophy. The […]