What We Are Going Through: Listening to Mental Illness

Explore the intersection of culture and mental illness through film, speakers and book discussions in hopes of increasing awareness and sensitivity to mental health issues and reducing the pervasive stigma attached.

 

Book Discussion

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman

Wisconsin Heights High School, Thursday, April 11, 2019 3:30pm

January First by Michael Schofield

Sun Prairie Public Library, Tuesday, September 24, 7:00pm

Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

Black Earth Public Library, Sunday, October 6, 2019 2:00pm

 

Documentary screening: “The Madness & The Mandolin”

Sun Prairie Public Library, Wednesday, September 18, 6:30pm

 

Healing Through Storytelling - Karl Stewart

Waunakee Public Library, Thursday, September 19, 7:00pm

Cambridge Community Library, Monday, October 21, 6:30pm

Black Earth Public Library, Saturday, March 21, 11:00amPhoto of John Moe and Logo for the hilarious world of depression

 

Hilarious World of Depression - John Moe

Madison Public Library – Central, Monday, September 16, 6:30pm

 

Crazy Talk: A History of Mental Illness Language

Cambridge Community Library, Monday, September 23, 6:30pm

Sun Prairie Public Library, Tuesday, October 8, 6:30pm

 

Journal Writing Workshop with Angie Haugland

Wisconsin Heights High School, Thursday, April 11, 4:30pm

Black Earth Public Library, Saturday, October 12, 1:00pm

 

Let’s Talk About It: Identifying and Responding to Mental Health Stigma

Stoughton Public Library, Thursday, September 19, 7:00pm

Belleville Public Library, Thursday, October 3, 7:00pm

Waunakee Public Library, Thursday, November 7, 7:00pm

 

Shakespeare, Madness and Music: Scoring Insanity in Cinematic Adaptations

Sun Prairie Public Library, Wednesday, September 25, 6:30pm

Black Earth Public Library, Thursday, September 26, 6:30pmImage of dancer in upstage stigma performance

 

Stories from the Field - Karen Jepsen

Oregon Public Library, July 18, 6:30pm

Waunakee Public Library, Thursday, September 26, 7:00pm

 

Upstage Stigma

Sun Prairie Public Library, Saturday, October 5, 1:00-2:30pm

Black Earth Public Library, Saturday, November 16, 1:00pm 

Madison Public Library – Central, Saturday, January 11, 1:00-3:00pm