Events Calendar

Mental Health Matters WA (MHM) hosts community events that raise public awareness about mental health and help to break the social stigma about mental health and illness. These events will apply an arts based approach and involve other community partners. Language interpreters and childcare (for on-site events) are provided.

MORE Versadas – Oral traditions that heal

Online via Zoom

Virtual event community to celebrate our oral traditions as a tool for healing and promotion. In this event we seek to merge art and health promotion, while centering the voices of artists as the axis to share messages about the importance of vaccination and to raise awareness and educate the Afro-Latino community about our traditions. We will …

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Drawing Strength From Our Ancestors

Online via Zoom

Join us for a free, virtual roundtable to pay tribute to loved ones who have passed away. Listen to and share stories of strength and resilience. Hosted by Mental Health Matters (MHM), a community-based program sponsored by Verdant Health and UW Bothell. Please RSVP Here. Zoom ID:  875 1275 0606           …

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Mental Health Matters Information Night!

Online via Zoom and Facebook Live

Join our live information session to learn more about the Mental Health Matters program and services and resources we offer.

Peer Mental Health Navigator Training

Online

Our first cohort begins on Sunday, March 6th, with a meet-and-greet for and on-boarding for those registered. This will be followed by five online lessons and weekly live discussions on 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, and 4/10.*Note: THIS COHORT IS FULL.

Gender Affirming Care: Supporting Queer, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color – Presented by Aleks Martin, MSW, LSWAIC, SUDP

Online via Zoom

Gender-affirming care saves lives. Growing legislative attempts in the U.S. to ban or limit access to gender affirming healthcare endangers the health and well-being of transgender and nonbinary individuals, especially for those identifying as BBIPOC. Join Husky alum, Aleks Martin, on March 28th for a free virtual roundtable sponsored by Mental Health Matters of Washington …

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Mindful Meditation series (4 sessions) with Dr. Victoria Breckwich Vásquez

Online via Zoom

Meditation and mindfulness can be tools to help your emotional and physical well-being. Join Dr. Victoria Breckwich Vásquez for this 4-part remote series. Learn the fundamentals of practicing mindfulness and meditation and gain techniques to help you jump-start your own practice. Register for Mindful Meditation Series Download the Mindful Meditation flyer

Suicide Prevention Workshop

Online via Zoom

September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month. Currently, in the U.S., suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death among people ages 10-34. Many of us have confided in others during dark times, and vice versa. But it can feel awkward, if not downright frightening, not knowing what to do when a loved one or …

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Medios Sociales y la Juventud

Presentado por Lucia Magis-Weinberg, MD, PhD ¿Existe una conexión entre las redes sociales y la salud mental de los jóvenes? Si bien la investigación ha demostrado que las redes sociales pueden ayudar a aumentar la conexión, también se asocian con el acoso escolar, la ansiedad y los sentimientos de baja autoestima. ¿Qué podemos hacer para …

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Mindful Meditation series (4 sessions) with Dr. Victoria Breckwich Vásquez – Holiday Edition

Are you interested in learning more about mindfulness and meditation? Or, are you someone who practices mindful meditation who would like to connect with others with this same interest? Join us during the month of December for a three-part virtual (ZOOM) series led by Dr. Victoria Breckwich Vasquez! Sessions Session 1: Weds., Dec. 7th from …

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