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Steel Smiling bridges the gap between community members and mental health support through education, advocacy and awareness. Our vision is to connect every resident in our region to resources and treatment. Our programming includes: Mental Health Awareness Month Training Blitz, Suicide Prevention Month Forum and Beams to Bridges. Since launching in 2015, here are some of our highlights:

  • 39 hours of free individual and group street therapy conversations provided by a licensed mental health practitioner for 39 community members.

  • Provided 658 community members, mental health practitioners, high school and college students with 55 hours of psycho-education. 

  • Provided 134 community members, leaders and educators with Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Certifications

  • Referred 65 community members to mental health care providers and practitioners.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

  • Beams to Bridges: 9 month program from April to December that provides monthly mental health educational experiences for a cohort of community members. 

  • Suicide Prevention Month Forum: Annual event in September that convenes community members, leaders and mental health professionals to share conversations about suicide prevention and awareness. 

  • Mental Health Awareness Month: Annual trainings in May that convene community members, leaders and mental health professionals to learn and implement best practices together.

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Steel Smiling bridges the gap between community members and mental health support through education, advocacy and awareness. 

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Pittsburgh, PA