Working Together for a Healthier Community

Mental Health (Behavioral Health)

SAMHSA describes behavioral health as the promotion of mental health, resilience and wellbeing; the treatment of mental and substance use disorders; and the support of those who experience and/or are in recovery from these conditions; along with their families and communities.

Group Goals:

  • Decrease stigma around behavioral health
  • Increase knowledge of common mental health issues through Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Identify other training needs in the community
  • Identify current behavioral health initiatives in the community
  • Provide MHFA training to targeted grous

Ongoing Focus:

Ensure diverse perspectives on the
Mental Health Initiative work group

Get Involved:

Mental Health Initiative Work Group meets
2nd Wednesday of the month, 3-4:30 pm Easter AHEC

Contact Information:

Keith Lecthworth | keith.lecthworth@trilliumnc.org

Maudia Ahmad | maudia.ahmad@accesseast.org

Karen Koch | kochk@ecu.edu