Participate in our Community Needs Assessment

Kristine Chapman

Headquarters Counseling Center is committed to providing support to our community. Please tell us what you think about HQCC so that we can better assist those in need. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7YJ5F6K http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/feb/05/268568/

Participate in our Community Needs Assessment

Kristine Chapman

Headquarters Counseling Center is committed to providing support to our community. Please tell us what you think about our agency so that we can better assist those in need. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7YJ5F6K http://wellcommons.com/users/photos/2014/feb/05/268569/

Help Others Keep Calm & Be a Lifesaver

Kristine Chapman

> ***"Headquarters has always been a safety net for me. It's so good to > know that someone is always there to > listen." - Lawrence caller*** HQCC is a community of board members, advisors, volunteer counselors, and professional staff who are passionate about making sure that emotional support and ...

Caring listeners needed at Headquarters Counseling Center

Kristine Chapman

***"Thank you - I probably wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for you." ~ caller on 12.5.12*** Headquarters Counseling Center is looking for empathetic, caring, and nonjudgmental volunteers to answer our counseling and suicide prevention hotline calls. We will soon be starting the interview and screening process for our Spring ...

Amazing volunteer experience for caring adults

Kristine Chapman

Headquarters Counseling center is looking for empathetic, caring, and non-judgmental volunteers to answer our counseling and suicide prevention hotline calls. We will soon be starting the interview and screening process for our Fall training program, which this year includes ASIST training - a national evidence-based suicide prevention training program. The ...

KU basketball mom Angel Morris to receive 'Life Saver' award

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2011/jun/22/216042/ Kansas University basketball player Thomas Robinson described Angel Morris as a second mother. “Without her, I don’t know how I would have gotten over it or through it,” he said during a telephone interview after practice Wednesday. Robinson’s mother, Lisa, died of an apparent heart attack last January, within ...

You can save a life.

Lauren W

http://wellcommons.com/users/talktobert/photos/2011/sep/7/220312/ This week is Suicide Prevention Week. Kansas ranks 19th among the 50 states in completed suicides. Douglas County has a higher rate of suicide deaths than the national average. Taken from the [Mental Health First Aid][1] certification program, here is some vital information about suicide and what you can ...

Caring Volunteer Counselors Needed

Kristine Chapman

At Headquarters Counseling Center, our carefully screened and trained volunteer and paid staff are available 24/7 to provide support for any life concern. Volunteering at HQCC is an amazing experience, and we're currently recruiting for our fall training program. To learn more about joining the HQCC family, attend an information ...

Lawrence Amateur Golf Association City Championship July 23-24

Kristine Chapman

**2011 Lawrence Amateur Golf Association City Championship** July 23rd and 24th at Eagle Bend Golf Course & Lawrence Country Club *benefiting Headquarters Counseling Center* **4 Divisions**: Men’s, Women’s, Senior, Super Senior **Entry Fee**: $125 / player. Includes green fees, range balls, cart for both days and lunch from 23rd St. ...

Help HQCC help others with a few mouse clicks

Kristine Chapman

Headquarters Counseling Center is important to KS children, teens, & adults who benefit from “life support” counseling every day. McGrew Real Estate, as part of their 60th Anniversary will donate to HQCC. From **Fri the 1st** at 12:01am til **Thur the 14th** at 11:59pm, vote daily for HQCC at [www.askmcgrew.com/community_vote.html][1]. ...

Motorcycle Poker Run ~ Life Support Ride ~ August 21st, 2011

Kristine Chapman

4th annual motorcycle poker run to raise awareness & funds for suicide prevention & bereavement support through Headquarters Counseling Center. Sunday, August 21, 2011 - save the date! Great ride for a great cause. "Suicide Prevention is Everyone's Ride." Registration begins at 10:30am at Set 'Em Up Jack's, 23rd & ...

Bullies and their victims visit school nurses more often

Jane Stevens

http://wellcommons.com/users/jestevens/photos/2011/jun/7/215293/ Fact No. 1 -- Bullying is bad for everybody: the victim, the bully, the bystanders. Fact No. 2 -- It’s difficult to know exactly how much bullying goes on in a school. Fear and threats tend to induce kids to clam up. Eric Vernberg, professor of clinical child psychology ...

Brainstorming Strategies - People have access to healthcare (mental, physical).

Erika Dvorske

What needs to happen in our community for people of all ages to have access to healthcare in broad terms, including physical, mental? Would you be willing to post your ideas about what strategies in our community help to achieve this? Post here to help brainstorm! http://wellcommons.com/users/edvorske/photos/2011/jan/28/206755/

Mental Health First Aid course starts by covering depression, suicide prevention

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2010/aug/27/197557/ I am taking [Mental Health First Aid][1]. It’s a 12-hour course provided by [Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center][2] over four weeks for $25. My first three-hour session was Tuesday (Sept. 7) and it was taught by Bert Nash CEO David Johnson and Tracy Kihm, finance director. Ten people ...

State health officer addresses suicide prevention with personal story

Karrey Britt

During the past week, I have written and thought a lot about suicide prevention. Not surprising, since National Suicide Prevention Week was Sept. 5-11. I am taking a [Mental Health First Aid course][1] at Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center and the first session on Sept. 7 addressed suicide prevention. ...

Very helpful websites for suicide prevention and bereavement

The top three in our book: American Association of Suicidology www.suicidology.org - THE professional organization for people concerned about suicide prevention and bereavement support - researchers, clinicians, people bereaved by suicide, crisis workers, bereavement group facilitators. The website includes recommendations of books, recommendations of videos for teen suicide prevention, current ...

We Have Some Summer Event

Marcia Epstein

We have some summer events to raise funds to keep our counseling available free, 24/7. And to help people learn that we're here for times when they or someone they know need "life support." You can help as an event volunteer or as a participant! On Saturday June 19, under ...

Hqcc Provides A Free Supp

Marcia Epstein

HQCC provides a free support group for survivors of suicide loss. We meet every other Tuesday from 7:00-8:30pm. We have a meeting on Tuesday July 6 and every two weeks. In addition to meetings, we have a lending library. If you or someone you know would like to find out ...

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