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MAY is Mental Health Awareness Month

As we begin to reconnect, lets gather and help uplift each other and our

community with resources, networking, inspiration, and support!

Celebrating Mental Health and Well-Being Community Festival

Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 10am - 3pm
At The Plaza in Santa Fe

If you have questions or ideas please contact our Event Coordinator: Elizabeth Carovillano (505) 395-2527

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Lovelace Women's Hospital

Western Sky Community Care

activities       presentations       pet adoption

music       movement       art-making     sound healing



Meet amazing mental health service agencies & programs

Gerard's House   New Mexico Corrections Department   Interfaith Community Shelter  Many Mothers   Serna Solutions LLC.  MHP Salud   NAMI Santa Fe

Pueblo of Pojoaque Behavioral Health   The Family Connection

Child Counseling Center & Play Therapy Institute of NM   Solutions Treatment

A Chance of a Lifetime (COLT)   Santa Fe Recovery Center.  Turquoise Lodge Hospital.  Healing Addiction in Our Community/Serenity Mesa   Nonviolent Santa Fe

City of Santa Fe and Santa Fe County  St. Elizabeth Shelters & Supportive Housing

Solace Crisis Treatment Center   New Vistas  Tierra Nueva Counseling Center

Española Humane   Santa Fe Vet Center  TeamBuilders Behavioral Health

Lovelace Women's Hospital  Vista Taos   Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NM

Presbyterian Medical Services. Western Sky Community Care 


9:45: Drum Circle with Fred Simpson + Friends  

10:15 Brian Serna, MC - Kick-off and Welcome 

  • Welcome from Craig O’Hare Chairman of the Board, The Life Link

  • Opening Blessing with Robert Goodluck of Pretty Echo Spirit Flutes 

  • Welcome from Dr. Neal Bowen, Director for the Behavioral Health Services Division

  • Welcome from Bryce Pittenger on behalf of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

  • Welcome from Mayor Alan Webber Reading “Mental Health Day” Proclamation

  • Welcome from Krista Brening, LPCC, LPAT Treatment Services Clinical Manager, The Life Link

11:00am - 12:00pm

  • Music by Robyn Ruff Wagner, CPSW, The Life Link Clubhouse Program Manager

  • 11am Sound Bath Experience with Margo Landon at the SW corner / grass

  • Presentation by Darryl Wellington Poet Laureate of Santa Fe

  • Sponsor Presentations:
    Santa Fe Recovery Center 
    Lovelace Women’s Hospital
    Western Sky Community Care
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
    Presbyterian Medical Services

  • Welcome from Yvette Medina, CPSW/CSHPS and The Life Link CCSS Program Supervisor / Afternoon MC

12:00pm  Music by Divino 
1:00pm  Performance by Caelie Toya Bouvier
1:00pm  Sound Bath Experience with Margo Landon at the SW corner / grass
1:15pm  Sarah Nickerson of inSpirit leads a NIA Movement class
1:45pm  Music by Rubylith
2:15pm  Sing with The Joy Crew featuring Angela Gabriel
2:30pm  Music by The Jay Heneghan Project
3:00pm  Thank You All and see You Next Year!

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