As we gear up for another impactful Mental Health Awareness Month in May, there are plenty of ways to feel supported in our community. Don’t miss these events and be sure to check-out our event calendar for additional information.
College Planning. What happens to your teen’s IEP or 504 Plan when they get to college? On Tuesday, March 26, 6 – 7:30 p.m., a panel of students, parents and experts will discuss why it’s important to start planning now and will provide important resources for students (grade 9-12), parents and educators. The FREE event will be located at the Park City High School Lecture Hall. Please RSVP to [email protected]. Sponsored by CONNECT Summit County, PC READS, Joseph James Morelli Scholarship Fund and the Park City School District. https://connectsummitcounty.org/event/planning-for-post-secondary-education-for-students-with-504-plans-and-ieps/
NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well- course will be held on Wednesday evenings from 5:45-8:15 p.m. April 3 through June 19, 2019 at the Park City Library (Main Level, Room 101). Cost is free but registration is required (385) 246-5931 or email [email protected]. https://connectsummitcounty.org/event/nami-family-to-family-parent-education-april-3-june-19/2019-04-10/
Mental Health Support Groups. These free, confidential meetings are for anyone who has been affected by the mental illness of a family member, friend or a loved one.
Daytime Support Group is held the second Thursday of the month from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Blair Education Center at Park City Hospital.
Evening Support Groups are held the last Tuesday of each month from 6:15 – 7:45 p.m. in Room 101 at the Park City Library and the second Tuesday of the month from 5:45-8:15 p.m. at Parley’s Park Elementary School. Details: https://connectsummitcounty.org/calendar-events-2/
May is Mental Health Awareness Month and CONNECT Summit County will host a month-long consumer education campaign with talks, films, and events that focus on a range of issues. Topics will include grief and loss, combining Eastern and Western medicine for mental illness prevention and treatment, resilience through art, the Brainstorm Film Festival and the Ask Me Anything teen panel discussion. https://connectsummitcounty.org/