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Tanager Celebrates Mental Health Month

Check out all of the events going on in May for Mental Health Month!

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Check out all the events going on to celebrate ending the stigma around mental health.

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Event Information

May 1, 2023 – Resilience and Wellbeing Summit

The Resilience and Wellbeing Summit in Cedar Rapids, IA, brings you the opportunity to attend keynote speakers, gain new knowledge and tools during breakout sessions, and more! Click here to learn more and get registered.

May 3, 2023 – Parent Learning Session: Understanding & Supporting Youth with Anxiety

To find more information and register for this free webinar click here.

May 5, 2023 – Virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid – Blended Version

This 6-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to children and adolescents (ages 6-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. Click here to register.

May 6, 2023 – Mental Health Expo – Youth Mental Wellness Panel & Together we RISE Presentation

Come and engage directly with youth in this panel at the Mental Health Expo in Cedar Rapids, IA discussion to learning about the challenges currently facing today’s youth and the variety of factors impacting their mental wellness. Hear from these amazing teens how you can best show up as an adult to support them as they navigate the challenges in today’s world.

May 6, 2023 – NAMI Walks-Johnson and Linn Counties

The NAMI Walks are intended to raise awareness of NAMI Johnson County & NAMI Linn County’s free, mental health education, support, and advocacy. Each year, we bring together corporations, community organizations, families, and individuals to raise funds and let every person living with a mental health condition know that they are #notalone. For more information on how to get involved, click here.

May 11, 2023 – Mental Health Awareness Day

Wear your Mental Health Month shirt from Tanager or wear green today to support Mental Health Awareness Day! Make sure to tag us on social media @Tanagerplace

May 12, 2023 – Teen Summit

Join us for the first Teen Summit on May 12th at Coe College. Enjoy an evening of games, food trucks, breakout sessions, a presentation from Iowa basketball player and motivation speaker, Payton Sandfort, and end the night with a performance from Alisabeth Von Presley! To find more information click here.

May 18, 2023 – Brain Based Care Workshop

This workshop provides an overview of brain and overall human development from infancy through adolescence. Participants will learn the importance of developmental ages, stages, and phases as well as how to identify differences between youth’s chronological age and developmental age. To find more information and register click here.

May 18, 2023 – Parent Learning Session: Understanding & Supporting Grief & Loss in Youth

To find more information and register for this free webinar click here.

May 20, 2023 – Family Friendly Yoga In The Park

All ages are welcome! 10 am at Greene Square Park in Cedar Rapids, IA

May 24, 2023 – Parent Learning Session: Supporting Youth Emotional Regulation

To find more information and register for this free webinar click here.

May 25, 2023 – Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace (FREE WEBINAR)

In this workshop, participants will gain a greater understanding of the continuum of “brain health” and how individuals, teams, and workplaces are impacted. Participants will be introduced to best practices for supporting employees, taking care of yourself as a leader, and organizational strategies for creating comprehensive systems which support mental wellbeing in the workplace. Click here to register.

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