Saginaw MAX Family Group to Host Anti-Stigma Event with Community Leaders

 

“One in Five: Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Illness Ambassadors Presentation and Panel Discussion” is being held in conjunction with National Mental Health Awareness Month to help create conversations and better our understanding of mental illness in Saginaw County. The panel discussion will be facilitated by Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority (SCCMHA) CEO Sandra Lindsey.

 

“It’s no secret that violence and tough economic times have taken their toll on those who call Saginaw home, creating waves of trauma, anxiety and depression,” explained Lead Family Representative and ERTFT facilitator Keva Clark. “While there are many great programs and services in Saginaw County that have been created to help meet the needs of those struggling with mental illness, their progress and success depend on open and honest conversations with peers and community leaders.”

 

The event is being held in the Oak Room at SCCMHA’s Albert & Woods Professional Development and Business Center, located at 1 Germania Platz in Saginaw, and has limited seating left available. We encourage all media outlets to visit the event and provide coverage to help continue and further the mental health conversation this discussion hopes to create. However, if you are interested in participating in the event please contact Ashley Wilcox at (989) 272-7229 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve a spot.