Forum: Open Hearts & Active Minds
1525 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevenson MD, 21153 October 21, 2015, 5:00 - 7:00pm
College communities are under-resourced to handle the onset of active addiction or mental illness among their student populations. This forum, at Stevenson University in conjunction with Elisif’s Story, is an opportunity to bring awareness of all kinds to this challenging issue, with an emphasis on how to build a more caring community and the importance of Active Minds and NAMI as student club activities. Panelists include student leaders from Stevenson University and Coppin State University, and Sherry Welch, Executive Director of NAMI Metro Baltimore. Reception immediately follows in gallery to see and hear Elisif’s Story.
This event took place in conjunction with the exhibition Elisif’s Story
An exhibition by Peter Bruun about his daughter, Elisif Bruun, who died of a heroin overdose at age 24 on February 11, 2014. Featuring drawings by Peter along with audio from friends, family, caring professionals, and others reflecting on Elisif’s…