Seize the Awkward: A Conversation About Mental Health

Starting a conversation about mental health does not need to be uncomfortable, and it can make all the difference.

Seize the Awkward is a 2-hour presentation that encourages 16-24 year olds to start a conversation with a friend who may be struggling with a mental health challenge. Through use of video, practice activities and group discussion, participants will learn how to reduce stigma around mental health, notice signs that a mental health problem might be brewing, start the conversation, and connect their friend to helpful people and resources.

If you are interested in scheduling a Seize the Awkward presentation, please contact [email protected].

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