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Samuel Mwangi and Colene Lind discussed on the Daily Wave how research demonstrates that talking about a topic encourages others to take it seriously. Two Kansas State University units are putting this principle into action.
K-State’s Huck Boyd National Center for Community Media and Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy will co-host a community forum on mental health Wednesday, November 2, at 7:30 pm in the West Ballroom of the Student Union. All are welcome.
The forum, titled “Breaking the Taboo: Destigmatizing Mental Health in Civic
Conversations,” will cover ways that individuals and communities can encourage open and
productive conversations about mental health.
Three panelists will reflect and answer questions on the topic, including
Tychelle Jones, LSCSW, clinical social worker, counselor and owner of 365 Days 365 Chances Counseling Services
Dr. Kate McMillen, Lafene Counseling and Psychological Services
Sakshi Bhati, K-State graduate student.
Aliah Mestrovich Seay, executive director of UFM Community Learning Center, will
Those interested in more information about the forum, Huck Boyd or ICDD sign up at: https://forms.gle/z6PmEn8mvuV7aHzq7