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Please join us on Saturday, May 11th from 9:00am-1:00pm at Kennesaw State University – Prillaman Hall for a mental health symposium for community members! By providing mental health information and resources, we hope to educate and empower Cobb & Douglas community members battle mental health issues and achieve mental wellness. There will be speakers, mental health resources, screenings, and refreshments. To register for the event, visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-horizons-tickets-59009650453  Please register by May 3rd to reserve your seating and refreshments. 



Date: Saturday, May 11th

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm

Location: Kennesaw State University – Prillaman Hall

                  520 Parliament Garden Way NW

                  Kennesaw GA, 30144

Cost: Free

Parking: Attendees may park in the Central Deck, free of charge. The Central Deck is located next to Prillaman Hall. For a map of KSU’s campus, please visit: https://parking.kennesaw.edu/docs/kennesaw-parking-map.pdf.



Mental Health Resources in Cobb County

  • Foster Norman – Cobb Community Services Board
  • Reinnette Arnold, MSW, LCSW, MAC – The Empowerment Agency

Mental Health Stigma & Cultural Competency

  • Belisa Urbina – Ser Familia, Inc.
  • Jeff Earle, LCSW – Kennesaw State University

Substance Abuse & Opioids

  • Laura Searcy, MN, APRN, PPCNP-BC – Cobb Community Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse
  • Tate Sams – Alana Recovery Center

Trauma & Coping

  • Irene McClatchey, PhD – Kennesaw State University
  • Julie Beem, MBA – Attachment & Trauma Network