Free Mental Health Resources for Frontline Workers

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Plus: Michigan Medicine “Tackling Addiction” series and job openings at South Coast Behavioral Health and Recovery Village Cherry Hill centers

By Angela Zhou

New & Next: Industry

Low-Cost or Free Support for Frontline Health Staff
The seemingly unrelenting COVID-19 pandemic is taking an undeniable mental health toll on all of us—and frontline healthcare workers in particular. If you need support and care, groups such as The Emotional PPE Project, Project Parachute, the Therapy Aid Coalition and Caring for Caregivers NYC have stepped in to provide resources to healthcare personnel struggling with emotional distress with virtual or in-person free or low-cost therapy sessions.

New & Next: Conferences & Webinars

Michigan Medicine’s “Tackling Addiction” Series
University of Michigan’s Michigan Medicine is offering an event series, “Tackling Addiction,” featuring a roster of is addiction center experts. Its virtual event “Innovations in Preventing Adolescent and Emerging Adult Substance Misuse” is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 21, at 1 p.m., EST.

New & Next: Job Openings

South Coast Behavioral Health Is Hiring Treatment Techs
Southern California’s South Coast Behavioral Health has treatment technician and EMT/paramedic job openings, and applications are still being accepted.

Recovery Village Cherry Hill Opened and Is Hiring
Cooper University Health Care and Advanced Recovery Systems recently opened Recovery Village Cherry Hill, a $27 million inpatient drug and alcohol treatment center located in Cherry Hill, N.J. The treatment center will care for adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders and is currently hiring for multiple positions.