The first photo is from a presentation in the Wofford Old Main Hall that was attended by around 100 students. I gave opening statements referencing my experience with my mental health and I introduced the other speakers.
The second photo is from the cookout that was planned to raise money for the JED Foundation. I spoke to the 150 attendees thanking our sponsors and reminding them of the purpose of the event.
The event was on November 13th from 11-12:30 and was attended by around 70 people. We had informational flyers from JED & Athens Technical College, a banner for students to sign, Shirts with sponsors on them, food, and an hour-long presentation on Mental Health.
Highlights from the presentation: “it’s ok to not be ok, but it’s not ok to stay not ok” - a motto I try to live by.
There have been three things that I have really tried to focus on to improve my mental state every day, they are:
Wofford’s Carter Atchison, Ethan Marshall, and Nathan Heinlein spoke to brothers from around the nation about marketing, recruiting, and building a brand at the Executive Academy in Chicago this weekend. The brothers highlighted their work with mental health awareness and suicide prevention, offering to share their model with other chapters.