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Mental Health: Voices Breaking Through the Silence

Austen Riggs Center

25 Main St Large Conference Room
StockbridgeMassachusetts 01262
November 1, 2019 at 6:30 PM

A Special Event with Recipients of the 2019 Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media

Register now for the 2018 Fall Conference.

America is facing a growing crisis in mental health treatment, and one of the greatest forces to fight that crisis is raising public awareness through the media. On Friday, November 1, two outstanding works will be honored with the 2019 Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media. The recipients are: 

  • Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon 
  • Mine 21, a documentary directed by Stephen L. Garrett; produced by Christopher McDonough; and featuring Kelsey Arbuckle and Alexa Fults

Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon will be awarded the 2019 Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media.           Mine 21 a documentary directed by Stephen L. Garrett; produced by Christopher McDonough has been awarded the 2019 Austen Riggs Erikson Institute Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media.

The recipients will speak about and be honored for their work at a special evening event at the Austen Riggs Center. The event is free and open to the public and requires registration.

Registration

Limited seats are available; RSVP by October 25, 2019. Register online or contact Samantha Grzelak at 413.931.5211

A Special Event with Recipients of the 2019 Austen Riggs Erikson Prize for Excellence in Mental Health Media at the Austen Riggs Center.

Duration: 
1.5 hours

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