NFL player Brandon Marshall has a personality disorder that has been called "devastating." In this video, he speaks about the stigma associated with mental illness, which led him to found project375.org.
Learn more as Mental Health Month continues!
Join us on Monday, May 8 for the feature film "Borderline," followed by a panel discussion on borderline personality disorder including the consumer and provider perspectives. (See flyer here.)
More great opportunities next week!
Fairfield County Walks for Mental Health - join advocates, legislators, friends & family to raise awareness at our inaugural walk in Norwalk! (Info)
Crafternoon - New Canaan (Info)
You Don't Know Me Until You Know Me - Wilton (Flyer)
Mental Health info table - Stamford
Talking about mental health without guilt or shame - book discussion & guest speaker - Westport
Hearing Voices: An experiential training - Trumbull
Field Day in Greenwich
Support group on dealing with anxiety - Bridgeport
Clinician workshop on anxiety and young adults - Bridgeport
"Improving Mental Health: 4 Secrets in Plain Sight" with Dr. Lloyd Sederer in Greenwich (Flyer)
Expansion of CT's Substance Use Access Line - Norwalk
Introduction to Emotional CPR: one-day workshop in Norwalk (flyer)
For more info on these and other upcoming events, download the full calendar: graphic version, detailed version!
Please note: "Our Stories: Share Night" in Bridgeport has been postponed, and Youth Mental Health First Aid is full.
In recognition of Mental Health Month, please share these videos and the resources in this email with your friends and neighbors as a way to raise awareness about mental illness!
Mental health disorders are common and treatable:
Check in on your own mental health: free online screening
Find mental health or substance use help in southwestern CT: resources
Try a mental wellness app from this list