New Horizons: A Mental Health Symposium
May 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm| Free
Please join us on Saturday, May 11th from 9:00am-1:00pm at Kennesaw State University – Prillaman Hall for a mental health symposium for community members! By providing mental health information and resources, we hope to educate and empower Cobb & Douglas community members battle mental health issues and achieve mental wellness. There will be speakers, mental health resources, screenings, and refreshments. To register for the event, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-horizons-tickets-59009650453 Please register by May 3rd to reserve your seating and refreshments.
Date: Saturday, May 11th
Location: Kennesaw State University – Prillaman Hall
520 Parliament Garden Way NW
Kennesaw GA, 30144
Parking: Attendees may park in the Central Deck, free of charge. The Central Deck is located next to Prillaman Hall. For a map of KSU’s campus, please visit: https://parking.kennesaw.edu/docs/kennesaw-parking-map.pdf.
Don’t let a lack of transportation be the reason you can’t attend this event! The CobbLinc bus stops at the Kennesaw State University Carmichael Student center – check out the Route 45 Outbound to get there from the Marietta Transfer Center and the Route 45 Inbound to get back to the transfer center. If CobbLinc isn’t a feasible option for you, call (470)-226-8795 and we will do our best to arrange for alternative transportation.
TOPICS & SPEAKERS
Mental Health Resources in Cobb County – Presented by speakers from Cobb Community Services Board, The Empowerment Agency and Harmony House.
Mental Health Stigma & Cultural Competency – Presented by speakers from Ser Familia, Inc. and Kennesaw State University.
Substance Abuse & Opioids – Presented by speakers from Cobb Community Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse and Alana Recovery Center.
Trauma & Coping – Presented by speakers from Kennesaw State University and the Attachment & Trauma Network.
EXHIBITORS & RESOURCES
The event will feature several organizations as exhibitors for attendees to obtain important information about mental health resources and services and for attendees to connect with a representative from these organizations. These organizations include Cobb Division of Family Services, Cobb Community Services Board, Ridgeview Institute, Traime Behavioral Health, Cornerstone Family Services, and many more!