YOUTH CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAM
The Youth Crisis Intervention team of Family Resource Center responds to youth who are in crisis in our three-county area. This team of licensed staff respond in the community to hospitals, the We Care Crisis Center and other locations to provide crisis counseling and intervention to youth who are experiencing a mental health or substance related crisis. Youth are then linked with the appropriate level of care and service needed.
KEVIN HINES - SUICIDE PREVENTION EVENT
Kevin Hines is an award-winning global speaker, best-selling author, documentary filmmaker, and suicide prevention and mental health advocate who has reached millions with his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live. Two years after he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, he attempted to take his life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Kevin's will to live and stay mentally well has inspired people worldwide. His compelling story has touched diverse, global audiences within colleges and universities, high schools, corporations, clergy, military, clinicians, health and medical communities, law enforcement organizations, and various corporations. Thousands have communicated to Hines that his story helped save their lives.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28
Shawnee High School Auditorium
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30
Rhodes State College Science Room 100
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29
Wapak High School Auditorium
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30
Kenton Middle School Auditorium
MEET JAMIE HARDWICK
Jamie is a graduate of Bluffton University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work. Jamie is Licensed Social Worker who has worked in the social work field for thirteen years. Jamie is currently the Mental Health Liaison at Family Resource Center working directly with Allen County Juvenile Court. Some of her job responsibilities include working directly with the youth who are detained in the detention and treatment center, ensuring their mental health and substance abuse needs are addressed. She also is a member of the youth crisis team with Family Resource Center. Some of Jamie’s specialty areas of training are Human Trafficking and Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM). She was awarded the Ohio Juvenile Detention Services Association Support Staff Worker of the Year in 2009 and 2012. She was also awarded Family Resource Centers Beacon Award in 2014, which recognizes a committed employee who consistently demonstrates performance excellence and generates a positive effect on the agency.