Activities and Outreach

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Activities and Outreach 2018-02-16T20:43:48+00:00

Conference Praise

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Suicide: The Ripple Effect

On Thursday, March 22, 2018 NAMI Keystone Pennsylvania is hosting a special screening of the new documentary, Suicide: The Ripple Effect. The film chronicles the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19 attempted to take his own life by jumping from the Golden Gate Bridge. Since then Kevin has been on a mission to use his story to help others stay alive and find recovery.

The screening will take place at the AMC Waterfront 22 Theater in West Homestead. The documentary will begin at 7:30 p.m. and a Q&A session will follow.

Tickets are $12, with a $2.50 processing fee per ticket. Seats are limited. No tickets will be sold at the door. The deadline to purchase tickets is Sunday, March 11th.

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Stories That Heal

Stories That Heal is a free monthly event featuring local authors who have written books about their experience with mental illness. Authors read excerpts from their book and participate in a Q&A session. The Stories That Heal author series takes place at the City of Asylum bookstore on Pittsburgh’s North Side. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.

March 21, 2018: Jordan Corcoran (Listen Lucy, Write It Out)

April 18, 2018: Abeer Hoque (Olive Witch: A Memoir)

May 23, 2018: K. Rose Quayle (Look Left, Walk Green)

June 21, 2018: Lindsey Smith (Eat Your Feelings: The Food Mood Girl’s Guide to Transforming Your Emotional Eating

July, 18 2018: TBA

Green Light Gala for Mental Illness

The Green Light Gala for Mental Illness is a statewide event held in Pittsburgh that shines a light on the need for better awareness of mental health. The inaugural black-tie event was held December 1, 2016 at the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh’s Strip District. Planning is currently underway for the second Green Light Gala, which is scheduled for December 2018.