[Noisebridge-discuss] Mental health professional training?

jim jim at well.com
Sun Feb 12 15:25:32 PST 2012



    we don't need any group consent. we can do-ocratically 
set something up. how to find an appropriate mental health 
professional who'd show up to talk to some of us? And what 
about a knowledgeable and decent cop? 


On Sun, 2012-02-12 at 15:13 -0800, Christina Olson wrote:
> I'm actually in favor of this.  Knowledge is empowering and it seems
> like a lot of people don't know how to handle the less-than-balanced
> before they get to the point of threatening people with imaginary
> firearms.  I don't think we need much group consent for it either, i'd
> show up to this and I think if it just happened (hint hint) lots of
> people would either also just show up to it or wander in based on
> already being in the space.
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> p.s. THE KEYPAD GOES ON THE TOP DOOR WITH THE PORTHOLE
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> On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 1:09 AM, aestetix aestetix <aestetix at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't post here much anymore, but I noticed there has been some friction
> > with an unwelcome guest or two. I've seen a lot of people make various
> > claims about different incidents, but it seems like people still feel scared
> > and threatened.
> >
> > I've found that when I've felt that way, reaching out to a professional has
> > worked for me. Would people at Noisebridge be open to inviting a mental
> > health professional to come and give a session teaching people what to look
> > for and how to handle situations when they come up?
> >
> > Just a thought. It seems like a positive and productive way to help the
> > community.
> >
> > aestetix :)
> >
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