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The Difference Support Makes in Developing Resilience  

This workshop will explore aspects of suicide and mental health related issues as associated with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and explore the resilience possible through peer support and family involvement. The conversation will also address the work of Face It Foundation on working with male depression.

Mark Meier is a co-founder of the Face-It Foundation and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 24 years of clinical, professional, and academic experience in the field of mental health. He has delivered over 350 talks and trainings across the United States on mental health related issues and has been a frequent contributor to KARE-11, KFAN, WCCO, and the Star Tribune. In 2009, Mark co-founded the Face It Foundation to provide free support services to men who deal with depression and who have survived suicide attempts.  Today, Face It serves over 150 men each month with support groups, education, retreats, and other recovery-based activities.  Along with his work at Face It, Mark is on staff in the University of Minnesota’s School of Medicine and he is an adviser for multiple research studies on depression/anxiety through the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

 

Sponsored by the ACEs Resiliency Coalition (ARC)
The workshop is free, but please pre-register. For more information about the session contact Tony Oltmann at Pastor@crosslakepres.org, 218-692-4749.