Community Events

January 27, 2020

Blue Cross Winter Warm-Up Begins

The 2020 Blue Cross Winter Warm-Up is open to all ages and geared toward Michiganders who want to take the first step to improve their physical health and wellness. Residents can sign up to participate in two weekly training classes with Good Form Running and Walking coaches from The Playmakers Fitness Foundation. Program participants work toward a common goal of completing a tri-county 5K walk or run by the end of the Blue Cross Winter Warm-Up training program. The free Blue Cross Winter Warm-Up 5K Walk/Run and celebration will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Hawk Island Park in Lansing.
February 13, 2020

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour course that teaches participants to help someone experiencing a mental health problem or crisis.  For more information please call 517-887-5232.
March 19, 2020

QPR Suicide Prevention Training

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) is an evidence-based emergency mental health intervention that teaches participants to recognize the signs of suicide and the steps to getting a person to help. The training takes one hour and teaches practical, hands-on skills that can help anyone, including parents, friends, and professionals, assist a person experiencing suicidal ideation or a suicide crisis.  To register, visit: or contact Noelle Goffnett at or 517-887-5232. Free.
March 23, 2020

CMHA-CEI Annual Community Breakfast

CMHA-CEI's Annual Community Breakfast Event features Keynote Speaker Shari Simmons, MSW, LCSW and presentation of the 2019 Report to the Community. Everyone is welcome to attend this free educational program and breakfast. Please register in advance at For more information, please call (517) 374-6848.