Join CPTV on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the John Lyman Center for the Performing Arts at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven for Student Mental Health: Crucial Conversations.
This free event will feature a panel of experts who will discuss the common mental health struggles many students face, as well as the resources and opportunities available for support.
Portions of this panel discussion will be showcased in a new program premiering on CPTV on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 8 p.m. and encoring on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at 6 p.m. and in September 2019. This program will also feature student and mental health advocates through prerecorded interviews, storytelling, and select responses recorded during the audience Q&A at the live event.
The discussion will be moderated by Noah Finz, Sports Television Anchor and Journalist for Vantage Sports Network.
Confirmed panelists currently include:
- Marc Brackett, Ph.D., Director, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
- Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon, Ph.D., Commissioner, The Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services
- Kate Fagan, Author, Former ESPN Reporter, TV Personality, Former College Athlete
- Nick Pinkerton, Psy.D., Director of Counseling Services, Southern Connecticut State University
- Jermaine Wright, Ph.D., Associate Vice President-Student Affairs, Southern Connecticut State University
For more on the program host and panelists, click here.
Send us your question! Topics or questions to be considered should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. If your question is urgent, please see the resources below.
Please note that this event is not intended to provide emergency intervention for individuals. If you or someone you know is in crisis, please contact one of the following resources:
- 211, Connecticut Mental Health Crisis Intervention Services
- Trevor Project Crisis Hotline: Call 866-488-7386 / Text TREVOR to 741741
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 800-273-TALK (8255) / Text CONNECT to 741741
- Jordan Porco Foundation: Call 860-904-6041
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