Stress Busters

Hi Everyone, these are uncertain, stressful times we are living in; so, we thought we would share some stress busters with you: Make art — draw, color, paint, Play a musical instrument. Write a gratitude list Work on a scrapbook or photo album to focus on good memories. Read a book, short story or magazine. Try a new recipe Practice a favorite sport like: putt or drive a golf ball, hit tennis ball off a wall, or shoot hoops. Do a hobby...

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Virtual Drop-in Groups Now Available

Good morning! PMHCA and Youth MOVE PA have established “Virtual Drop-In” groups starting next week. These groups are non-clinical and non-therapeutic! Their goal is to give people a place to socialize and have a conversation with others during this difficult time. There are groups set up for 3 populations: adults, youth and Certified Peers. Please see their flyer, attached below, for further information.   Virtual Drop-Ins (w. Meeting...

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NAMIWalk

NAMIWalk

On October 6th, Cyndie Spanier, Co-chair of the ACCR steering committee and member of the Quality Improvement committee, and Saralynn Kramm, Co- chair of the Quality Improvement Committee, attended the 13th annual NAMI walk held at Monroeville Community Park West and promoted ACCR by sponsoring a table. The table included brochures, pamphlets, flyers and various other promotional items.  We had a sign- up sheet for attendees that perhaps were...

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November 6 is International Stress Awareness Day

November 6 is International Stress Awareness Day

Self-Care is Important It might sound silly, but self-care is imperative for people to be successful at anything. If we are not taking care of ourselves, then we are less able to take care of important things in our lives, like our work and finances. In light of the upcoming holiday season, and the heightened stress levels that this causes many of us, we at Peerlink would like to provide you with some free and inexpensive ways that you can...

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Child & Family Committee Promotes Recovery & Resiliency at AFN Picnic

Child & Family Committee Promotes Recovery & Resiliency at AFN Picnic

Supporting families is the best way to support children. That is what Allegheny Family Network does on a daily basis. On a beautiful Friday in August, AFN hosted a picnic in Schenley Park for children and families. ACCR Children’s committee sent two members to join in the fun. It was a great day sharing food and activities with hundreds of kids and family members.       Our time was spent chatting and stringing beads into bracelets...

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Public Awareness Committee Re-Launch

Public Awareness Committee Re-Launch

The Public Awareness Committee promotes the use of recovery principles and practices by using the media to call attention to the need to eliminate stigma and discrimination and encouraging individuals to actively participate in their recovery and offer advocacy and support to their peers.  We are excited for the relaunch and look forward to partnering with you to create amazing community events and outreach to eliminate the stigma around...

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