Dallas College Mental Health Symposium

Let us help you stay grounded in a world full of uncertainty, challenges and change.

Counseling and Psychological Services invite you to a useful and engaging event that will spotlight mental health, emotional wellness and resilience.

The Dallas College Mental Health Symposium Presents:

The Struggle is Real, but Resilience is More Real

Date, Time and Location

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Bill J. Priest Center in downtown Dallas
(OR watch virtually online or at a campus watch party)

RSVP to watch online or join us in person

Hear from best-selling author, mental health advocate and podcast host Nate Evans Jr. on strengthening your mental and emotional well-being and increasing your sense of self-worth.

This free symposium is open to all Dallas College students and employees, as well as community members. Food will be provided, but prior registration is required. If you are unable to attend in person, you can watch the symposium online.

 

Are you stressed and overwhelmed or concerned about a fellow student? Discover the Student Care Network at Dallas College.

 

7:45 a.m.

Check-in opens for in-person attendees
Bill J. Priest Center Welcome Desk

8:15 a.m.

Check-in opens for virtual attendees
Campus Watch Parties

8-8:30 a.m.

Breakfast*
Hoblitzelle Auditorium
  • *Breakfast will only be provided to in-person attendees at Bill J. Priest.

8:30 a.m.

Greetings and Welcome
Hoblitzelle Auditorium
  • Dr. Carlos E. Cruz, Dean, Student Care Network

8:35 a.m.

Introduction of Chancellor
Hoblitzelle Auditorium
  • Dr. Beatriz Joseph, Vice Chancellor, Student Success

8:45 a.m.

Chancellor’s Address
Hoblitzelle Auditorium
  • Dr. Justin Lonon, Chancellor

9:15 a.m.

“The State of Collegiate Mental Health, Wellness and Resilience”
Hoblitzelle Auditorium
  • Dr. Pamela Fox, LCSW-S, Associate Dean of Counseling and Psychological Services

9:50 a.m.

Keynote “Living a Life of Mental and Emotional Wellness and Resilience”
Hoblitzelle Auditorium
  • Nate Evans Jr., Inspirational Speaker, Best-Selling Author, Mental Health Advocate, Youth and Young Adult Mentor

10:05 a.m.

Mindfulness Break
 

10:15 a.m.

Mental Well-Being and Resilience Curriculum
Hoblitzelle Auditorium
  • Nate Evans Jr.

11 a.m.

Mental Health and Wellness & Support Student Panel/Q&A
Hoblitzelle Auditorium
  • Dallas College Students and Nate Evans Jr.

11:35 a.m.

Symposium Wrap-Up
Hoblitzelle Auditorium
  • Dr. Pamela Fox, LCSW-S, Associate Dean of Counseling and Psychological Services

Noon-2 p.m.

Hoblitzelle Auditorium
  • Dallas College Teams and Community Partners
  • *Lunch will only be provided to in-person attendees at Bill J. Priest.
 

Dallas College employees and community members who would like to receive a certificate of attendance or Dallas College professional development credit, must fill out this form at the end of the event. Students may request credit on the event RSVP form. If you have any questions about completing the form, please contact Dr. Pamela Fox at pamela.fox@dcccd.edu.