How to Navigate Mental Health Issues Online and Offline

This session will address mental health awareness and the challenges women face when sharing our stories. You'll hear from people about how they're navigating living with mental health challenges, and learn how you can support the people you know who are suffering from mental health issues.

Attendees will be given:

  • Mental health resources and ways to find support
  • Strategies for helping someone when you see a message of distress online, and when you should intervene
  • How the online space provides a lot of opportunities, and how to stay safe where there is a lack of safety

Speakers:

Tarrant Figlio, blogger and community manager

Jen James, founding Supervisor at Crisis Text Line

Dior Vargas, Latina Feminist Mental Health Activist

Kimberly Zapata, mom and mental health advocate at Sunshine Spoils Milk