Dallas College Mental Health Symposium

The Dallas College Mental Health Symposium Presents

Mental Health Fitness: Survive and Thrive!


This virtual event is designed to raise awareness of the importance of mental health wellness. It will provide education about the many life challenges facing everyone today. The event will feature information on stress busters, basic needs insecurities, trauma and mental wellness.

Join us and our team of experts to learn strategies that will help you keep your mental and emotional health strong during these challenging times of social unrest, a pandemic and organizational change.

Are you stressed and overwhelmed or concerned about a fellow student? Discover the Counseling, CARE and Health Services at Dallas College.


Date, Time, and Location

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020

Free to attend.
Registration is required.

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Free, on-demand recordings of the presentations will be made available after the event.

"Collective Trauma & Importance of Self-Care"

Presenter: Marcellina Melvin
Senior Director of Health Equity Strategy for Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

"Grief, with No Where to Go"

Presenter: Latoya Plater, LPC, Senior Manager Disability Services – El Centro

Panel Discussion: Mental Health Wellbeing for All - Keeping Equity at the Forefront

Presenters: Dallas College Counseling Services

“Higher Ed Case Management – Intro to Connections”

Presenters: Stephanie Harris, LMSW, and Tashia Moore, LMSW

VA North Texas Mental Health Services

Presenter: Dr. Rodney Teague, North Texas VA

“The Juggling Leader: Teetering on the Verge of Burnout”

Presenter: Dr. LaJuanda Bonham Jones, Associate Dean of Liberal Arts at North Lake.

“From Mental Clutter to Clarity … How to Gain a Sense of Harmony During Times of Change”

Presenter: Dr. Tynisha Haynes Robinson, PhD, Manager, Community Campuses at North Lake.

“Yoga Soothing for Stress, Anxiety and Depression”

Presenter: Kim Cox, C-IAYT, Wonder Nature Therapy

Exciting the Human Potential: Connecting with Ourselves and with the People that we Supervise”

Presenter: Dr. Robert Carter, Texas A&M Commerce

“Life SAVERS – 6 Strategies to Reduce Stress”

Presenters: Robin Charles and Adlai Charles

Taking Care of the Mental Health Wellbeing of Students, Faculty, & Staff

Presenter: Dallas College Counseling Services

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