Mental Health in the Mountains: Surviving and Thriving Through Crisis

September 14, 2020

Dr. Sally Spencer Thomas is the first speaker in our Mental Health in the Mountains Speakers Series in 2020. Resources available here:

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged communities with unprecedented uncertainty, anxiety and disruption. Many who were already experiencing toxic stress and mental health challenges find themselves suffering even more due to the distress caused by all of the ever-changing circumstances cause by the virus, social unrest and economy. Given the perfect storm of risk factors, forward looking communities are being proactive to prevent further crises, such as suicide and complete mental exhaustion. In this presentation, Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, a global expert in resilience, mental health and suicide prevention will share strategies for better coping, support, and even growth through these hard times.

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