Watauga Compassionate Community Initiative's Annual Conference
A community impact event focused on transforming Watauga County and creating a shared understanding of how trauma and resiliency affect behavior, learning, and lifetime physical and mental health.
2018 Watauga Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Result Highlights
Topic: A review of the 2018 YRBS survey collection from Watauga County Middle & High School Students. Will cover some of major highlights within each survey and some of the current work being done to target student needs from Watauga County Schools and other community agencies.
Presenter: Elizabeth Kerley, AppHealthCare
Are you interested in learning more about the opioid crisis? Are you interested in ways your congregation can get involved? This event is open to all.
Overview of Dementia Friends Initiative
Everyone in the community can help make a difference for those with dementia and their caregiver. This presentation will draw attention to caregiver self-care, specifically motivating caregivers to take care of their health in order to provide quality care and decrease depression.
Speaker: Amber Chapman of High Country Area Agency on Aging
From 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm Intelligent Lives film screening and the High Country Capable PhotoVoice display will take place in the Beacon Heights room in the Plemmons Student Union. There will also be a panel for the program immediately after the screening. From 6:30-7 you will have a chance to walk around and see the photos and meet the young adults whose stories are being told, and the film will start at 7 with a panel discussion to follow at 8:30pm.
Friday, April 5, 2019, at Watauga Medical Center Auditorium, 9 am-5 pm.
To register go to https://tinyurl.com/y6wlzvd2.
NAMI High Country is offering scholarships to cover the $25 registration fee.
To apply, contact Ashley.firstname.lastname@example.org, 828-225-2785, ext. 5324.
For more information, go to https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/.
9th Annual Faith Connections on Mental Illness Conference