Author: Megan Crouch

Telling Your Agency Story Through Social Media Workshop!

Is your Warren County Agency struggling to use social media to get your story out to the community? Have you tried to create an Instagram page and only have a few followers? If you answered YES to these questions, this workshop could be helpful for you! There is wonderful work being done at agencies throughout Warren County.  Come find out how to get your story out to the community and learn how agencies can support each other to spread the message of a Healthy Warren County to everyone! January 30th, 2017 Session 1- 9 am-10 am–  The Basics of Social Media.  Learn what sites are currently popular for different ages, and how to use them effectively. Session 2- 10 am-11 am– How To Create Messaging.  Learn the free tools available to create messaging and what works well for messaging. The workshop will be held at the Warren County ESC conference center.   1879 Deerfield Rd.  Lebanon, OH  45036 Sponsored by:    Online registration will be available January 3rd,...

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Crisis Text Line in Ohio

Free, confidential service available 24/7 via text on mobile devices to support Ohioans during stressful times. Throughout Ohio, individuals can text the keyword “4hope” to 741 741 to be connected to a Crisis Counselor.  Any one who needs help coping with a stressful situation can reach out by text to communicate with someone trained to listen and respond in a method that is private, secure and confidential. Who can use Crisis Text Line? Anyone should feel free to text “4hope” to 7417 41 for help. It serves all ages. Is the Crisis Text Line like counseling or therapy? No, it is designed to get a person through an intense or emotional period of time, but it is not there to serve as counseling or therapy. It is a human response during a time of need. According to Crisis Text Line, it is “in the moment” crisis work. The highly trained volunteers are supervised by full-time paid staff who have a higher degree in social work, psychology or a related field. How does the text line work? Text the keyword “4hope” to 741 741 and expect a reply from a trained Crisis Counselor within five minutes. Your message is confidential, anonymous and secure. Data usage while texting Crisis Text Line is free and the number will not appear on a phone bill with the mobile service carrier. An algorithm reviews text for...

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