2023 Mental Heath Week Events

Angela W on Aug 23, 2023 8:59:03 AM

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National Mental Health Awareness Week is October 1-7, 2023. Idaho State University’s Continuing  Education and Workforce Training will host Mental Health Awareness Week events on October 2-5, 2023 with Best, LLC hosting events on October 6 & 7. 

ISU Continuing Education and Workforce Training classes are free to attend. This year’s courses feature a selection of professional guest speakers from our area. Topics include Food, Insecurity and Mental Health, It’s OK Not to be Ok, and PTSD in Veterans. 


Best, LLC will host a full-day Mental Health Symposium for professionals on Friday, October 6, 2023. & 7 CEUs will be available (including 1 ethics CEU). Scholarships are available. Please contact Amy Welsh for more information regarding scholarship eligibility. She can be reached at: awelsh@bestllc.net 

A complete list of sessions is listed below. All ISU sessions will be held at the ISU RFC Building #48 777 Memorial Drive Room 108. 

The Symposium will be held at Chubbuck City Hall and the Fun Run will be at the Portneuf Wellness Complex.

Registration is appreciated and walk-ins are welcome. Register at cetrain.isu.edu/mhf

Idaho State University Continuing Education and Workforce Training’s Free Events

Monday, Oct. 2, 2023, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm Karl Pettit "Food Insecurity and Mental Health

Tuesday, Oct 3, 2023, 6:00-8:00 pm- Ashlynn Oborn "It’s Ok Not to be Ok"

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2023, 6:00-8:00 pm -Matthew Andersen “Let’s Talk About It”

Thursday, Oct 5, 2023, 6:00-8:00 pm- Scott Stephens "PTSD in Veterans”

Thursday, Oct 5, 9:00 am-5:00 pm- April Perez Mental Health First Aid

Cost: Free 


Best, LLC’s Events

Friday, October 6th- Best, LLC- Mental Health Symposium
Location: Chubbuck City Hall
Cost: $50 pre-registration or $60 at the door
CEUs Available: 7

Saturday, Oct 8th 10:00-12:00-BEST, LLC Hustle for Mental Health-5k FUN RUN/Walk- Hustle for Mental Health
Location: Portneuf Wellness Complex
Cost : $25/person
$75/Family (includes three shirts)
12 and under are free
T-shirt deadline September 21, 2023



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