Get a G.R.I.P. Get Connected to Resources, Information, and Professional Mental Health Care

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When and Where:
Saturday, November 14, 2020 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
at Virtual Event


Event Description:

UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 restrictions announced by Mayor Hogsett on Nov. 12, the organizers of this event has elected to cancel the drive-through wellness fair. All other virtual offerings will take place!

Presented by American Behavioral Counseling LLC, Edna Martin Christian Center, Martin University, Indiana 211 Partnership, and Purdue University Fort Wayne - Behavioral Health and Family Studies Institute.

This event will provide an opportunity for the community to get resourceful, informative, and professional learning experiences that will break down the stigma of mental health care by highlighting the origins of mental health care and by showcasing modern mental health practices and services.   

Offering include:

Drive-thru Mental Health Wellness Fair - CANCELED as of 11/12/20
EMCC Leadership & Legacy Campus parking lot 
2259 Ralston Ave.
Drop-in on this outdoor mental health fair to connect with community organizations and mental health care professionals to learn about the origins of their health care practice. Stay in your car, ask questions and engage with health professionals to get information and resources. Indiana 211 Partnership.

Suicide Prevention Workshop 
Virtual Event
Discuss how mental health has expanded and changed over time learn a new way to address current issues and concerns regarding suicide and mental health and wellness.  This workshop will be led by Alice Jordan- Miles, Purdue University Fort Wayne - Behavioral Health and Family Studies Institute. 

Participation is limited to 25 people and will conducted via Zoom.

RSVP here.

Indiana Medical History Museum Presentation
Virtual Event (Pre-Recorded)
Presented by IMHM Executive Director Sarah Halter, learn how Central State Hospital changed and adapted as scientific psychiatry developed. Central State’s long history—the good, the bad, and the ugly—reflects the larger history of mental healthcare. Register to receive a video link to watch at your convenience!

RSVP here.

New School of Thought – Presentation by Martin University 
Virtual Event (Pre-Recorded)
This nod to psychology will review major contributions to mental health practice in a fun and interactive way with a humorous focus on various theorists and the origins of different schools of thought. Stay tuned as we break the biggest stories in mental health celebrity history and entertainment news.  You will get exclusive access to the greatest names in history, photos, and video as only we can. Register to receive a video link to watch at your convenience!

RSVP here.

Impact of a Century: Mental Health Contributions for Minorities, panel discussion 
Pre-Recorded Discussion  
Hear from Dr. Jamia Jacobsen PhD., PSY. D. and Dr. Rebecca Mueller, MD about their individual practice and contributions to mental health care. Learn how their own lives were impacted by mental health origins and how history influenced their roles in leadership and developed their practice today. Register to receive a video link to watch at your convenience!

RSVP here. (Note this RSVP link is shared with the community conversation listed below.)

Conversation on Community Needs & Responses
Virtual Event (Live)
Join in on this important conversation with intervention, prevention, and treatment specialists. This conversation will focus on the progression of services, how and why varying strategies originated, and what successful implementation looks like in the community.  This will be an open community conversation.

RSVP here. (Note this RSVP link is shared with the panel presentation listed above.)

Event info: (317) 274-2462* or

*Phone number goes to voicemail. Leave a message and your call will be returned within 24-48hrs.

Don't forget to take a survey after attending this event!