MRI working with numerous sponsors in Bend
Oregon produced a program presented at The Tower Theater. The event
brought nationally recognized speakers Scott Bedbury and Eric Hipple
to present media and to talk about resilience, depression, and
suicide prevention. Dr. Michael Conner presented on applications of
positive psychology that build resilience, social buoyancy and
greater happiness. The program was recorded and will be replayed on
local radio over the holiday season.
"Know Your Teen"
MRI in collaboration with Combined Communications, Inc. sponsored
the "Know your Teen" campaign. In November and December 2005,
Combined Communications' radio stations ran Ads and editorialized
adolescent mental health issues to promote StepOne for Parents as a
comprehensive resource for parents of youth at risk. The program
supported screening, parent seminars and referral to professional and
community services for Central Oregon.
Teen" press release ]
MRI seeks research and service delivery collaborations and
financial support to develop, test and refine service delivery models
for StepOne for Parents and StepOne for Teens.
[ more about StepOne ]
Flood Recovery Coloring Book and
Mentor Research Institute has created a
coloring book to help children and families effectively address the
mental and emotional consequence of floods. This book has been used
effectively in several previous disasters and is available to help
the families affected by recent flooding conditions in your area.
Internet Mental Health Consumer
Information and Protection
MRI was among the first organizations to
explore the Web as resource to support consumers and referral to
professional services. MRI is a recognized national resource in
specific domains of consumer protection.
Oregon Internet Resources
Finding mental health resources on the Internet can be difficult
and time consuming; www.OregonCounseling.org is a good place to start
with resources and links for mental health consumers in Oregon.
Homeless Families and Youth
MRI provides projects involving direct service to homeless
families and children.
Professional Education and Training Projects
The objective of educating families about changes in mental health
services delivery led MRI to create programs to educate professionals
as well. [ more about training
Mentor Research Institute is approved by
the American Psychological Association to offer continuing
education for psychologists. Mentor Research Institute maintains
responsibility for the program and its content.