A&M-Texarkana Office of Extended Education and Community Development Offers Free Mental Health Awareness Mini-Series


Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s Office of Extended Education and Community Development and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Bowie County Leadership Advisory Board are partnering to present a free online mental health awareness mini-series in November and December. The series of programs is designed to help people recognize and help those who may be in the early stages of developing a mental health problem or are in the midst of a mental health crisis.

The three events in the series include:
• November 19th – 2:00 p.m. Ms. Kelli Cook, Discussion will be geared toward identifying issues in pre-school/elementary school/middle school (pre-teen) age youth.

• December 1st – 10 a.m. Ms. Jennifer Sellers, LPC-S and owner of Texarkana Mental Health & Wellness, Discussion will be geared toward identifying mental health issues in high school & college age youth.

• December 8th – 10 a.m. Claire Rodriquez, Heritage Hospice, Participants will discuss mental health stressors in the senior population geared towards family, friends, and caregivers.
The Mental Health Awareness Mini-Series is free and open to the public. Participants must register in advance at www.tamut.edu/eecd. For more information on the event contact Emily Newsome at enewsome@tamut.edu or by phone at (903)223-3039.

About Texas A&M University-Texarkana:
As a member of The Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University-Texarkana is a comprehensive regional university that provides students with academically challenging, engaging and rewarding educational experiences through quality teaching, scholarship, student support services, co-curricular programming, research and service.

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