January Stigma180 series

January #Stigma 180 Speakers Series
Posted on 01/24/2018
Stigma 180 logoPresented by Eastern Carver County Schools
#Stigma180 presentations are FREE and open to parents, students, and community members.

Educator CEUs are available.
For SWMetro employees: Please fill out a Pre-Approval for Credits / Hours if collecting CEUs.

Contact Family School Coordinators Madalyn Larsen or Eric Dean.

Creating Caring Communities in Minnesota: Five Things You Can Do

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
5 - 6 pm

Chanhassen Lecture Forum, S100

Learn about mental illnesses, the impact of negative attitudes and five things each of us can do to make Minnesota a better place for people who experience a mental illness. This one-hour workshop is for anyone interested in learning about mental illnesses and helping to change attitudes towards mental illnesses.
Led by the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota

Supporting Teens with Suicidal and Self-Harm Behaviors and Urges

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
6 - 7:30 pm 

Chaska High School, Blue Forum
Some teens struggle with suicidal or self-harm urges. As a parent, caregiver, or educator, you want to help but it can be scary, overwhelming and sometimes hard to understand. Dr. Lane Pederson will speak on ways to respond and inventions that support teens experiencing these behaviors and urges. Dr. Pederson is a real world practitioner and the co-owner of Mental Health Systems, with four clinics in the metro area. He is also a published author and has provided training and consultation to over 8000 professionals in the United States, Australia, Canada, and Mexico.
Led by Mental Health Systems.