United Way of Broward County’s Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention’s Mental Health Promotion Action Team will be presenting “Championing Mental Health in Our Community,” a virtual event on May 19 from 7 – 8:30 p.m.
This event will help provide the public with information about the fundamentals of mental health and illness.
- During the event, presenters will provide the community with the many resources that are available.
- Presenters will include experts in the field of mental health from various Broward County-based organizations including United Way of Broward County’s Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention, 211 Broward, Florida Initiative for Suicide Prevention (FISP), The Journey Institute and others.
- The topics that will be discussed include:
o Defining mental health and well-being
o Ending stigma and dispelling myths about mental health conditions
o Understanding depression and other related conditions
o Concerns affecting specific populations
o Suicide prevention
o Substance use prevention
o Available mental health resources in our community
- The event is free and open to the public.
To register, visit www.UnitedWayBroward.org/