"Know Your Teen"
MRI in collaboration with Combined Communications, Inc. are sponsoring the "Know your Teen" campaign. Starting in November 2005, Combined Communications' radio stations will run Ads and editorialize adolescent mental health issues and promote StepOne for Parents as a comprehensive resource for parents of youth at risk. The program will support screening, parent seminars and referral to professional and community services for Central Oregon.
Adolescent, Child and
Family Referral Program
MRI is providing free referral assistance to parents who participate in StepOne screenings and parent seminars. This program will also be used in conjunction with the "know Your Teen" campaign.
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.
Flood Recovery Coloring Book and
MRI 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 two previous disasters and is available to help the families affected by Hurricane Katrina and Rita. You will need adobe acrobat reader
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.
National Parent and Family
In 1998, MRI began creating a series of websites to support families and individuals in crisis. MRI Internet information resources have been recognized nationally by the media and they remain the only resources of their kind.
Homeless Families and Youth
MRI provides projects involving direct service to homeless families and children.
Professional Education and
The objective of educating families about changes in mental health services delivery led MRI to create programs to educate professionals as well.