Saturday, September 5th, 2020, 9am-6pm, this is a bookstore & Bookbug, 3019 Oakland Dr.
Shop in stores or online at this is a bookstore & Bookbug on September 5th and mention Gryphon Place at check-out and a portion of the proceeds with support Gryphon Place!
Tuesday, September 15th, 3pm-9pm, MOD Pizza, 5097 Century Ave.
Go get yourself a pizza on Tuesday, September 15th and support Gryphon Place! Show the flyer to the left at check-out!
VA Alive and Running 5k
Saturday, September 19th – October 3rd, Anytime, Anywhere. Cost: $20
This race is put on by the Battle Creek Veterans Affairs Medical Center. It is an opportunity for all of us to show Veterans, their families, and the entire military community that THEY matter. The proceeds from this race will support Gryphon Place’s local programs and services. Together we will do our part to prevent suicide and raise awareness. For more details and to register, follow the register link.
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Monday, September 21st, 9am-2pm, Online
This training is provided by our partners at Integrated Services of Kalamazoo. Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.
This training will be held virtually. All participants must complete a 2 hour online, self-paced training prior to the live online training on the 21st. Learn more: download the Mental Health First Aid for Youth one-pager.
Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk
Saturday, September 26th, Anytime, Anywhere!
Join us for the 7th annual Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 26. The 5K cause-walk will raise awareness for suicide prevention, allow people to connect with each other, and provide critical funds for Gryphon Place. 100% of the community-raised dollars stay here in the community, supporting the local programs and services we offer. Learn more
Adult Mental Health First Aid Training
Monday, September 28th, 9am-2pm, Zoom
This training is provided by our partners at Integrated Services of Kalamazoo. Mental Health First Aid for Adults teaches people how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions.
This training is being held virtually. You will need to complete a 2 hour online, self-paced class, prior to the live online training. Learn more: download the Mental Health First Aid for Adults one-pager.
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Tyler Little Family Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Speak it Forward
Harding’s Friendly Markets
Child and Family Psychological Services
Honor Credit Union
KALSEE Credit Union
McParlan Family Fund
Mercantile Bank of Michigan
Schupan & Sons
Meyer C. Weiner Co.
Steensma Lawn and Power
Michael Raphelson and Carla Langerveld
The Kalamazoo Promise
Jared Arnold Realtor
Gracespring Bible Church
Midwest Custom Embroidery
Langeland Funeral Home