Understanding Anxiety & Suicide in the COVID-19 Era

Virtual Event

Understanding Anxiety & Suicide in the COVID-19 Era. Jon Mattleman from Minding Your Mind will offer a timely presentation on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health, and will offer parents real-time strategies they can use now. This event is virtual, free, and open to the public.

Just Talk About It, with Jon Mattleman and Wes Woodson

North Attleboro High School 1 Wilson Whitty Way, North Attleboro, MA

This 90-minute program opens with a Minding Your Mind clinician discussing the signs and symptoms of the mental health issues most prevalent in adolescents through young adulthood, and how to know the difference from typical teenage behavior. The young adult speaker adds a real-life story that illustrates the information from our clinician, transforming it all into relatable experiences. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and get concrete answers for practical steps they can take in real time—who has time to wait?

Be Here Tomorrow with Kevin Hines

Virtual Event

Miami Dade County Public Schools presents Minding Your Mind and Kevin Hines for a virtual webinar on mental health and suicide prevention. One of the key faces of Youth Mental Health First Aid, Kevin Hines—award winning brain/mental health and suicide prevention activist, entrepreneur, multiple award-winning filmmaker, best-selling author, international educator, and speaker—will share his story of an unlikely survival and his strong will to live.

Changing Minds: Stories Over Stigma, with Courtney

Bigelow Free Public Library 54 Walnut Street, Clinton, MA

Bigelow Free Public Library invites community members, parents/caregivers, teens and tweens for programming about youth mental health. Courtney, from Minding Your Mind, will share her struggle with anxiety, depression, how she hid her experience from those around her, and her path to recovery. Q&A to follow.

QPR Gatekeeper Training for Suicide Prevention

Haverford High School 200 Mill Road, Havertown, PA

Training for: Anyone Working with Youth (volunteer or job) Join Haverford Township for this NREPP-listed suicide prevention training that teaches adults to specifically identify and take action when encountering someone in crisis. QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer. QPR Gatekeeper Training provides instruction on these simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.

Let’s Talk About Mental Health

Haverford High School 200 Mill Road, Havertown, PA

The Havertown Village Project is hosting an evening with Minding Your Mind clinical director, Sheila Gillin, LCSW, to talk anything and everything mental health. This event is free and open to the public.

A Celebration of Life: Philadelphia

Ballroom at the Ben 834 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

Join us for an evening of hope and remembrance. Enjoy musical entertainment, hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and a chance to learn more about Minding Your Mind.

$1.00 – $125.00

Youth At Risk (YAR) Conference

Endicott College 376 Hale Street, Beverly, MA

From Perfect to Purpose: A Student's Experience With Anxiety, Perfectionism, And Substance Use - “I have a purpose, and it is not to be the smallest version of myself.” Today, that is one of Elizabeth’s favorite mantras. But this quote, from eating disorder survivor and self-acceptance advocate Simi Botic, didn’t always resonate with her. Elizabeth shares her story to help adults better understand the inner lives of youth, especially those who look like they have it all. Q&A to follow.

Community Conversations: May is Mental Health Awareness Month, Let’s Talk

Virtual Event

The pandemic has created many challenges for all of us, especially our children. With the rise in mental health issues as they (and we!) experience re-entry into a new "normal" while still grappling with ongoing pandemic impact, let's talk about ways to support and strengthen the physical and emotional well-being of our children. Sheila Gillin, Clinical Director at Minding Your Mind, will facilitate the conversation. This informal discussion will be broad and open, a true conversation—come with any questions, concerns, or hopes that you want to discuss with other parents!

Mental Health Awareness Night with the Phillies

Citizens Bank Park 1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA

DISCOUNTED TICKETS! Use code MHAN. May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and the Phillies are proud to partner with Minding Your Mind and Kitay Law Offices for Mental Health Awareness Night. The event will take place at Citizens Bank Park on Tuesday, May 31, when the Phillies host the San Francisco Giants at 6:45 p.m. Prior to the game, fans with tickets can attend the Strike Out the Stigma panel discussion on Mental Health in Sports.

6th Annual Ringer Run 5K

Pickering Valley Elementary School, Pocket Park (Eagle Crossing) Station Blvd + Rt 100, Chester Springs, PA

6th Annual Ringer Run to benefit suicide prevention and mental health awareness. Lots of giveaways, water station, 10% off for current High School and Collegiate Track and XC runners, free professional photos, finisher medals, a cool course, and a meaningful cause. After the race, hang out at Levante Stables across the road from the race and show your race bib for a free beer! 100% of proceeds donated to local mental health awareness and suicide prevention programs as well as the Joseph J. Ringhoffer Memorial Fund, which was created in memory of a local fallen friend, and supports the Penn State Student Affairs Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS).

Liv2BeKind Boot Camp Fitness Class

Weatherstone Town Center 240 Windgate Drive, Chester Springs, PA

EF Ortho and Ignite Fitness are hosting a boot camp fitness class on June 11th in Weatherstone Town Center! Ticket sales will benefit the Liv Juliana Liv2BeKind Fund for Minding Your Mind. Register or make a donation and you’ll be entered to win free whitening from EF Ortho! Revival Pizza Pub will be opening early for brunch as well and class participants can enjoy a free mimosa.