"A Day in Someone Else's Shoes"

Date & Time

  • Saturday, April 14, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Event Description: 
On Saturday, April 14, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., the STEM students of​ North County High School will present their capstone project, ​"A Day in Someone Else's Shoes", an interactive mental health and substance use disorder festival to help you experience first-hand how mental health challenges ​and addiction can affect YOUR "Health, Home, Community and Purpose" (2018 SAMHSA Recovery Month theme) ​ Some highlights of the day include: * Federal, state and local representatives including ​keynote speaker, Jessica Hulsey-Nickel, President and CEO of Addiction Policy Forum (http://www.addictionpolicy.org/our-vision-and-direction) * Not My Child updates from Nancy Schrum, Office of the County Executive * Open mic activities from a diverse group of friends, family and those living with mental health challenges and or substance use disorder, facilitated by Fred Delp, CEO of NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness) Anne Arundel County Chapter * FREE Opioid Overdose Response Training ("Narcan to go" to the first 75 attendees, 18 years +) * Overview Screening of "Resilience"...The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope... Baltimore Gift Economy * Anne Arundel County Public School's "Silent No More" Book Club * Behavioral he​alth vendors, student and community performances, food, and more ​​ There are many ways you can get involved: * exhibiting/providing resources from your organization (exhibitors: tables and chairs will be provided at no charge. An email update will be sent April 10, 2018) * sharing a 3-minute story of your mental health or substance use journey * volunteering * spreading the word * donating giveaways for 200+ attendees ​ * attending the event. Contact: Carol Boyer 443-591-2070 cboyer@mhdetox.com
Type of Event: 
Educational Events (Educational Events - and recovery for mental and substance use disorders, celebrates people in recovery, lauds the contributions of treatment and service)
Is this event open to public?: 
Estimated Number of Attendees: 
Is this a virtual event (taking place online)?: 
Is this event in the United States?: 
10 East 1st Avenue
Glen Burnie
U.S. State: 
United States
Zip/Postal Code: 
Hosting Organization Name: 
Maryland House Detox/ North County High School
Contact Name: 
Carol Boyer
Last Updated: 03/07/2018