The Harvard Post
Posted Apr. 6, 2016 at 3:00 PM
A free photo-text exhibit and speaker series spotlighting mental illness will be held from April 11 to May 16 at the Bromfield School, 14 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard, and Harvard Public Library, 4 Pond Road.
The opening reception for the nationally acclaimed exhibit, titled “Nothing to Hide: Mental Illness in the Family,” will be held at 6:30 p.m. April 11 at the Harvard Public Library. The reception includes a special guest speaker, Phoebe Moore, director of the Anxiety and OCD Clinic at UMass Memorial Medical Center. Moore’s presentation, titled “Worry and Anxiety in Children and Teens,” will take place at 7 p.m. in Volunteers Hall.
The series continues into May with a second companion speaker event, timed with Mental Health Month. Paul Richard, executive director of the SHINE Initiative, will give a presentation on mental health and wellness at 7 p.m. May 16 in the Bromfield School Library. SHINE has collaborated with numerous high schools, middle schools, colleges and universities. Earlier this year, SHINE held a Mental Health and Stigma Workshop at The Winchendon School and presented to the Westford Parent Connection.