In recognition of Mental Health Month, Westcott Behavioral Health at Hamilton Medical Center (HMC) will host events to raise awareness that mental health matters for everyone and to help reduce the stigma of mental illness. Events are free of charge and open to the public.
“When Love Isn’t enough,” a presentation about teen suicide, will be held in the Brown Auditorium at HMC on Monday, May 14 from noon to 1:30 p.m. and on Wednesday, May 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Richard Blackwell will conduct this program, in memory of his daughter, Alex, who died by suicide at age 16. A panel discussion will follow the presentation.
On Tuesday, May 22 and Tuesday, May 29, “In Our Own Voice – a Model of Hope and Recovery” will be offered from noon to 1 p.m. in the Mensa (Service Level at HMC). This compelling presentation offers participants insight into how people living with mental illness learn to reclaim productive and meaningful lives. Discussion will follow the presentation.
If you would like to attend this event and need assistance with interpretation services and/or auxiliary aids, please indicate when registering.