mental health awareness

Reducing Stress through Meditation (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Take time for self-care through meditation. Join us for this workshop hosted by the Marilyn J. Praisner Library. All are welcome. The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Join Gaurav Singh, a long-time meditator as he discusses the extraordinary effect of meditation […]

Mental Health Awareness Week: Various Dates/Times (MCPS) – VIRTUAL

All Community Members Invited to Join Virtually MCPS and the Montgomery County School Psychologists’ Association (MCSPA), are hosting a free virtual event October 26–31, to give youth and families the opportunity to hear from mental health experts on issues that are important to them. This weeklong expo features daily themes, […]

Conversation With Robert Voker, Author of ‘Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of An American Family’ (Enoch Pratt Library) – VIRTUAL

The program is presented in partnership with NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore. Robert Kolker (Author of ‘Hidden Valley Road’) will be in conversation with Dr. Karen L. Swartz ABOUT ‘HIDDEN VALLEY ROAD’: Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. After World War II, Don’s work with the Air Force brought […]

⭐ Many Pathways to Family Recovery (Montgomery County Govnt) – VIRTUAL

Montgomery County’s Fall Forum: “Many Pathways to Family Recovery” will be held online on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 6 p.m. The free event focuses on various approaches to mental health care and substance misuse treatment, as well as recent trends in these areas. During the virtual resource fair, attendees […]

Blair High School: MBHS Counseling Parent/Guardian Support Webinar (VIRTUAL)

Montgomery Blair High School (MBHS) School Counseling Department recognizes that this time has been quite difficult for our students, and their families. While Social Emotional Lessons will be added within our school day through the semester, we wanted to ensure there were also discussions outside of school for Parents to […]

⭐ In Our Own Voice: Living with Mental Health Conditions (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

PROGRAM LOCATIONS: Remote ASL interpretation and real-time (CART) captioning available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing In partnership with National Alliance On Mental Illness NYC Chapter, New York Public Library will provide a free virtual presentation about those living with mental health […]

Inspiration/Action: Miscounted But I Still Matter – Bridging Gaps in Maternal & Mental Health (Anacostia Community Museum) – VIRTUAL

Statistics show overwhelming that 3 out of 5 Black women in the U.S. are likely to die from pregnancy-related causes.  Additionally, it is common that afterwards they experience maternal mental health complications. Kay Matthews, Founder of the Shades of Blue Project, will explore the perspectives/experiences of Black women to heighten […]