Prevention & Early Intervention

 

Centennial’s Prevention Services are creative, innovative ways of increasing awareness about behavioral health, building communities of support and promoting life and wellness skills. These services are comprised of a variety of already existing programs as well as introducing time limited services with theme based education and prevention specific to physical and mental health well-being.

Early Prevention

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation for children age 0-5

View The Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Team's Newsletters Below:

Traveling and on the Go

Lets Play

Talking Positively with your Child

Separation Anxiety

Teaching Kindness to Young Children

Bedtime Routine

Screen and Media Time

Holiday Stressors

Routines and Transitions

ECMH support through COVID-19 - Helping you and your children

Promoting Positive Relationships with Children

Rules, Routines and Schedules

Children's Mental Health Awareness Day

Grace for Caregivers

Healthy Attachment and Caregiver Mental Health

Postpartum Depression

PTSD

Building the brain

Shout out to fathers

The Growing Brain

Freedom with Choices

Mindfulness with Mother Nature

Positive State of Mind

Is It Getting Hot?

Self Care: What is it? And why do we need it?

Find Happiness in Hard Times

The Mind-Body Connection

Are You Ok?

Separation anxiety, what can YOU do?

Meaningful Mindfulness

The Juggling Parent

All Storms Pass

When Mama Ain't Happy

If You're Happy, Then What?

Doing The Best We Can

Having That Hard Conversation

Thanksgiving Is All About Gratitude

Teaching gratitude

Your Presence Is No Longer Present

Managing Stress During the Holiday Season

New Year Resolutions

Don't Sweat or Solve It - Just Listen

Connecting at Anytime

Helping Children Grow

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Young Children

What is this thing called trauma?

Screen Time-Our New Normal?

Setting Boundaries

Talking Positively with your Child 2021

I am not Mean, I am Mad

Screens are Very Stimulating

What Is Child Abuse

Be the Voice

Advocate For Your Child

The Unsung Heroes In Their Lives

Take a Moment

Autism in Infants

Quality Not Quantity

Communication Connections with Children

The Resilience Factor

Ok You're Bored

Is It Getting Hot 2021

What to say when your child is Bored

Follow Your Instincts

More Milestones - More Joy

Why do some kids bounce?

Serve and Return

The following are listed on SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices and will be utilized in this program.

 

Mental Health/Suicide Prevention

Curious what the Prevention Team offers for Fall of 2021? | Fall 2021 Offerings

View the Prevention Team's Newsletters Below:

Stay Motivated and Progressive | April 2020

Let's Break the Stigma | May 2020

How Are You Spending Your Time? | June 2020

Learn How to Help Others | July 2020

Back to School and How to Help Our Youth | August 2020

Suicide Awareness Month | September 2020

Healing and Growing Through Trauma | October 2020

How Meditation Can Help | January 2021

The Brain | February 2021

Aging | March 2021

Alcohol Awareness | April 2021

Thank You For Your Service | May 2021

How are you with Pronouns? | June 2021

Unmet Needs | July 2021

 It's Time to Mindfully Manage | August 2021

Suicide Prevention Lies Upstream | September 2021

Taking a Dive Into Development | October 2021

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) teaches skills to confidently intervene with someone at risk of suicide. ASIST is a standardized suicide intervention program developed by Living-Works Education, Inc.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) has proven to help participants gain confidence in approaching and offering assistance to individuals experiencing a mental health concern such as depression, anxiety, impulse control and misuse of alcohol and other drugs.

Working Minds: Suicide Prevention in the Workplace is dedicated to preventing suicide in the workplace, Working Minds is based on the fact that suicide prevention is not only a personal issue and a family concern, but it is also a public health issue.

Question Persuade Refer (QPR) Gatekeeper Training is an effective training for adults in rural/frontier communities. The mission of QPR is to reduce suicidal behaviors and save lives by promoting innovative, practical and proven suicide prevention training.

More than Sad educates high school students about depression, the leading risk factor for suicide in both adults and teens.

Sources of Strength is used to prevent suicide by increasing help seeking behaviors and promoting connections between peers and caring adults. This upstream model strengthens multiple sources of support (protective factors) around young individuals so that when times get hard they have strengths to rely on.

Yellow Ribbon's Core Concept is to provide programs that empower youth in learning how to confront the issues of suicide and to be engaged in suicide prevention at their own comfort level. Empowering youth to know that it is always ok to ask for help is a key message of Yellow Ribbon.

Substance Use Disorder Prevention

Botvin LifeSkills

Botvin LifeSkills Training

This is a research-validated substance abuse prevention program proven to reduce the risks of alcohol, tobacco, drug abuse, and violence by targeting the major social and psychological factors that promote the initiation of substance use and other risky behaviors. This comprehensive and exciting program provides adolescents and young teens with the confidence and skills necessary to successfully handle challenging situations. This can be a 4-6 week program once or twice a year or longer depending on your need and time.

Brain Power

Brain Power

This is a 4-6 week curriculum (depending on your need and time) for 3rd - 8th grades to introduce education and takes students on an age-appropriate exploration of the science behind drug abuse, explaining the effects of drugs on the brain and body.

Lunch N' Learn

A prevention specialist will come into the middle/high schools during lunch or advisory times and do a mini series of different drug topics in a relaxed setting to offer information and education. This can be done every other week or once a month depending on your needs.

Awareness Campaigns

Partner with other community resources/programs to do a large group informative assembly to educate students.

Teen Health Fairs

Partner with other community resources/programs to do a half or full day of different booths set up around the room to educate students and get them engaged in learning about different topics.

Parent Night

An educational night for parents to inform them on the signs of potential use and how to talk to their child about drug use/concerns.

Email us if you would like to have a training: events@centennialmhc.org