Mental Health: A Community Conversation
Please join us for a panel discussion focusing on the role of communities in addressing the mental health crisis.
Panel Moderator: Babette Apland
Managing Director of "Call to Mind" | Minnesota Public Radio's Mental Health Initiative
Alissa LeRoux Smith, MSW
Community Health & Wellbeing Strategist | Fairview Health System
LeRoux Smith will address actions Fairview is taking to work with communities as well as talk about the Mental Health First Aid program
Director of Special Services | Edina Public Schools
Jorgensen will talk about the increased need for mental health services for students of all ages and how Edina Public Schools is addressing that need.
Sgt. Dave Venne
Edina Police Department
Sgt. Venne will provide insight to the specific training for first responders are given in handling emergency calls for mental health emergencies.
Kyle Cedermark, MD
Chief Psychotherapy Officer | PrairieCare Medical Group
Cedermark will be discussing PrairieCare's mental health services, including their specialized intensive outpatient therapy programs, which incorporate different types of psychiatric care, social work, application groups, and therapies that allow for utilizing mindfulness and acceptance skills, and help clients "build a life worth living."
We are thrilled to also have REM5 Virtual Reality Lab with us at the Medical Summit. REM 5 is an immersive virtual reality experience that drives awareness to mental health issues.
Thank you to our generous sponsors!
Fairview Health Services
Twin Cities Orthopedics
*If you have allergies or need a special meal, you must let us know at the time of registration. Please mention your dietary restrictions in the notes section of your registration. We are unable to accommodate last-minute meal requests.
We do not offer refunds for this event. All no shows will be billed. Substitutions are welcome.