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Museum of disABILITY History Presents “A Conversation about Mental Health”

As part of its Dialogues on disABILITY Speaker Series, the Museum of disABILITY History will host a free presentation called, “A Conversation about Mental Health.” The panel discussion will feature Keith O'Neil, former NFL football player who wrote a memoir titled, Under My Helmet: A Football Players Lifelong Battle with Bipolar Disorder; Karl Shallowhorn, who contributed to the book, Buffalo State Hospital: A History of the Institution in Light and Shadow; and Stephen Nawotniak, author of Handbook for Healthy Living with a Mood Disorder.

The speakers will share their personal stories, discuss key components of getting help and maintaining health, along with helpful tips for relationships and the workplace. They will also discuss ways that the stigma of mental health can be eliminated. There will be books for sale and each presenter will be available for book signings. Event registration is encouraged. To RSVP, click here, email David Mack-Hardiman atdmack@people-inc.org or call 716.629.3626.

Friday, December 1, 2017
7 to 8:30 p.m.
Museum of disABILITY History
3826 Main Street Buffalo NY

Headway of WNY: Annual Meeting and Educational Presentation

Headway of WNY, an affiliate of People Inc., will host Dr. John J. Leddy, Primary Sports Medicine of the UB Concussion Clinic, as the featured speaker at its Annual Meeting and Educational Presentation. The evening’s itinerary will include Headway’s annual and quarterly advisory council meeting, followed by an educational presentation with a question/answer session, featuring Dr. Leddy. Refreshments will be served. 

Event admission is $10 for the general public and free for Headway members. For more information or to RSVP, click here, email support@headwayofwny.org or call 716.408.3100.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
5 to 8 p.m.
Museum of disABILITY History
3826 Main Street, Buffalo, NY

 

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