Calendar of events

2017

LGBTQ Issues for Youth
(Free CEUs provided)
By Wellness Alliance for Total Children's Health of Denton County
Thursday, May 4, 2017
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Denton Public Safety Training Center, 719 E. Hickory Street, Denton, TX 76205
Register here by May 1 

Stigma Wars
Wednesday, May 4, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
East Side & Austin St. Truck Stop
117 East Oak St., Denton, TX, 76201

Trivia Night
Sponsored by Denton County MHMR Center

Thursday, May 11, 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cumberland Children's Home, Lela Striklen Hall
1304 Bernard St., Denton, TX 76201
Cost: $5 per person or $20 for a team of 5-8 people

 

NAMIWalks Dallas 5k
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Check-in 8:30 AM, Start 10:00 AM
Dr. Pepper Ballpark, Frisco
Register here

Connections Program of Denton County MHMR
CEU and Networking Event

Friday, May 19, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Cumberland Children's Home, 909 Greenlee Street, Denton, TX 76201
Register here ($15 - Lunch provided)

Denton County Loss Team
Second Annual Music Fest & Art Auction

Saturday, May 20, 2017
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dan's Silverleaf, 103 Industrial St., Denton, TX 76201
Admission: $10 or $20 with t-shirt, 12 & under free

Past Events

Fall 2016

Suicide Prevention Table, September 6, 12 pm - 1 pm, Kerr Hall Lobby

Stress Management Health Hut, September 7, 12 pm - 1 pm, Campus Green (former Food Pavilion location in front of Sage Hall)

Chill Out and Stretch Out: Free Yoga, September 7, 6 pm - 7 pm, Union 227

Mental Health Health Hut, September 8, 11 am - 1 pm, Library Mall

SHAC Hosted Movie Night: Inside Out (providing free popcorn and mental health tips), September 15, 6:30 pm - 10 pm, Union 332

Color Away Your Stress, September 19, 6 pm - 7:30 pm, Chestnut Hall

Nap on the Lawn , September 20, 6 pm - 7 pm, Campus Green

Suicide Prevention Table, September 28, 1 pm - 2:30 pm, Bruce Hall Lobby

Mental Health Health Hut , September 28, 11 am - 1 pm, Library Mall

Spring 2016

Counseling and Testing Services

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Tuesdays 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm, Chestnut Hall, Room 324

Healing Arts Drop-In Group Wednesdays 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Chestnut Hall, Room 324

Group Counseling Program Spring 2016 Schedule

 

February 2016

Color Away Your Stress, February 23, 2016, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, Chestnut Hall, Room 324

Suicide Prevention Coalition, February 26, 2016, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, 2509 Scripture, Denton, TX

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Date Time Location Event
February 24, 2016 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Chestnut Hall, Room 324 Healing Arts Workshop: Body Positivity Clay Art
February 25, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Chestnut Hall, Room 311 Dancing Mindfulness Workshop
February 29, 2016 8:00 am - 9:00 am Pohl Recreation Center Positivity Yoga
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Chestnut Hall, Room 324 Professional Panel on Disordered Eating, Exercise, and Body Image (Annetta Ramsey, PhD, LPC-S, NCC; Danielle Gemoets, MS, RDN, LD; Wendy Comfort, UNT Asst. Director of Fitness; Kelly Irvin, DO)
March 1, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Pohl Recreation Center Body Positivity Strength Training
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm West Hall Danielle Gemoets, MS, RDN, Licensed Dietician: Healthy at Every Size
March 2, 2016 8:00 am - 9:00 am Pohl Recreation Center Body Positivity Yoga
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Chestnut Hall, Room 324 Healing Arts Workshop: Molding your Values
March 3, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Chestnut Hall, Room 311 Dancing Mindfulness Workshop
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Pohl Recreation Center Body Positivity Pilates
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm Bruce Hall Accepting your Body in the Moment: Positive Body Scan and Mindful Eating
March 9, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm BLB 155 Body Image among the LGBTQ+ Community (GLAD Meeting)

March 2016

Adult Mental Health First Aid (sponsored by Denton county MHMR)

March 4, 2016
9:00 am to 3:00 pm 
UNT Student Union, 1155 Union Circle, Denton, TX 76203, Room 332
An 8 hour, evidence-based public education program that is appropriate for anyone 18 years and older who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis or problem. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions.

 

April 2016

Stories of the Mind Film Screening

April 6, 2016
12:00 pm
UNT Student Union Ballroom, Room 314, 1155 Union Circle, Denton, TX 76203
Free and open to the public!
The University of North Texas and the Mental Health Channel would like to invite you to a FREE Stories of the Mind Film screening!

 

May 2016

Candlelight Vigil
May 1, 2016
8:00 pm
2519 Scripture
The TWU Chapter of NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) in collaboration with Denton County MHMR will be hosting a candlelight vigil to celebrate the lives of loved ones lost to suicide. Dr. Karen Bartlett will be the guest speaker. Participants are encouraged to bring images of loved ones and to wear green in observance of Mental Health Awareness month. Battery operated candles will be provided. For more information, please contact Ashley Phillips at aphillips11@twu.edu

 

Children’s Proclamation Mental Health Awareness Week
May 3, 2016
Cook Children’s, United Way and Denton County MHMR Center - Commissioner’s Court

 

Movie Night related to Mental Health Recovery and Subsequent Discussion
May 6, 2016
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
2519 Scripture
Snacks will be provided.

 

NAMI Dallas Walk Day
May 14, 2016
Fair Park Bandshell, 1465 First Ave., Dallas, TX 75210
Walk Day Registration: 6:30 am
Walk: 8 am
Fee: $0
Visit NAMIWalks for more information or to register!

 

Proclamation Mental Health Month
May 17, 2016
Denton County MHMR Center –Denton County Commissioner’s Court

 

The Local Outreach for Suicide Survivors (LOSS)
May 21, 2016
The LOSS team offers immediate support and resources to individuals in Denton County impacted by suicide.

 

The First Annual Fund Raiser Music Fest and Art Auction to Support Family Members of those Lost to Suicide
May 21, 2016
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dan’s Bar, 103 Industrial Street
Featuring the Music of Joe Pat Hennon, D.T. and The Tree Swing Flyers, Danny Diamonds, Ryan Berg and The Velvet Ears. Sponsored by: Dan’s Silverleaf, Touched By Suicide, Fuzzy’s Tacos and Groggy Dog.
Admission: $10.00 or $20.00 with T-shirt Included. Fuzzy’s will donate a percentage of sales to the LOSS team. To donate or for additional information please contact Phyllis Finley at (940) 565-5295, phyllis@dentonmhmr.org

 

Connections Program Bike Rally benefiting the Connections Homeless Program
May 28, 2016