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Beams to Bridges 4 is now accepting applications!

Join our cohort and receive comprehensive mental health training and resources!

Beams to Bridges

Beams to Bridges (BTB) provides 6 months of comprehensive mental health training and education to community members, grounded in: ​

  • Self-care through education, self-exploration, healing and practice, and 

  • Community care through sharing experiences, group support, community conversations, and connections to mental health and wellness providers. 

Training activities include:

Comprehensive mental health education, with topics including: Culture, Identity, and Development, Trauma, Substance use and recovery, Grief and loss, Relationships and conflict, How to find help and treatment, and Mental Health First Aid.

Facilitating supportive mental health conversations, community conversations and mental wellness activities, and practices 

Developing a personal self-care practice.

Meeting local mental health and wellness providers. 

Participants experience diverse training techniques including lectures, large and small group discussions, role-playing activities, journal assignments to meet the following learning objectives: 

Identifying mental health signs and symptoms.

Supporting the mental health needs of others, and themselves

advocating for mental health experiences in their neighborhoods

Beams to Briges is coming to Hazelwood!

Join our 4th Beams to Bridges cohort alongside partners at Center of Life! 


Spartan Community Center of Hazelwood

134 East Elizabeth St. 

Pittsburgh, PA 15207


Weekly on Wednesdays

April 17 - October 9th 2024

5:30 - 7:30 PM


$880 paid for full participation.
Dinner will be provided.

How to apply:

Please complete the short survey below to tell us a little more about you and what you hope to gain from participating in Beams to Bridges. Recruitment will close Friday 3/8/2024 at midnight. Participants will be notified on Monday 3/18/2024. 

Need support with this application or have questions about the program? Email or call us at 412-248-0235 x 231

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