The inaugural Never G;ve Up, 2022 Expo for Mental Wellness will be held in Mankato on Tuesday, December 13 at the Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center. The event includes an afternoon session for mental health professionals and an evening session, starting at 6:00 pm, for the general public (no registration required). The evening session begins with a mental health resource fair. Mental health providers and vendors will be on site providing information about various mental health services and resources, as well as offering self-care and take home items for attendees.
Following the resource fair, American Suicide Prevention Speaker and Survivor Kevin Hines, will speak at 7:00 pm. Hines is a best-selling author, global public speaker and award winning documentary filmmaker, who attempted to take his life by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge in 2000. Attendees will hear his story of hope, healing, and recovery.
The Never G;ve Up 2022 Expo for Mental Wellness is sponsored by Blue Earth County Human Services through grant funds provided by the South Central Community Based Initiative and the Minnesota Department of Human Services.
Schedule of Events
6:00-7:00 pm Grand Hall: Provider Resource Fair
7:00 pm - Grand Hall: American Suicide Prevention Speaker and Survivor Kevin Hines