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Celebrating Success in Virginia Mental Health Advocacy Major increase in state funding for behavioral health 400,000 more low-income Virginians eligible for health insurance Mental health education requirement for high schools Featuring: Dr. Hughes Melton, the new Commissioner of Behavioral Health Sen. Creigh Deeds and Del. Rob Bell to present the Advocate Champion award Advocate Champion of the Year award to students behind the new state law requiring mental health education in schools PLUS: Announcing Expansion of MHAV’s Peer-Run Warm Line!…Find out more »
Workforce Re-Entry is two days of workshops that will focus on the soft skills you need to find a job, to present yourself to a potential employer, or to understand dynamics in the workplace.Find out more »
Consumer Empowerment and Leadership Training (CELT)
MHAV’s flagship educational program, is three days of workshops designed to give mental health consumers important tools for successful leadership and the skills to make your voice heard, as well as re-integrate as a community leader and agent of change.
This is a commuter-style training.
Note for Certified Peer Recovery Specialists: 19 VCB-approved hours of continuing education credit will be awarded to Virginia Certified Peer Recovery Specialists after completion of CELT.Find out more »