Saturday, March 7th 2020 12-4pm Lionville Middle School Exton
12:00-4 Vendor Booths
12-4 Free child supervision in Kids corner
12:15-1:00 How Suicide affects the Family, Rachel Rondinelli, shares her family’s story
1:00-1:45 Healing Mental Health: How Parents Can Make Positive Change ,Holly Copeland
1:30-2:00 Story time #1 Grades K-3
2:45-3:15 Story Time #2 Grades K-3
3:00-3:30. Yoga/Mindfulness Demonstration, Ana Merritt
4:00 Until next year!
Yoga/Mindfulness Demonstration: Ana Merritt will teach basic moves to help de-stress and re-focus
Healing Mental Health: How Parents Can Make Positive Change So Kids Can Thrive:
Local Clinician, Holly Copeland, will discuss the latest research on adolescent brain development along with effective strategies for strong parent-child relationships. Techniques to reduce anxiety and depression will be offered as well as ways to improve communication with your teen.
How Suicide affects the Family: Rachel Rondinelli is an open book. Ask her any questions you may have of her first hand experience with the suicide of her younger sister Rose, and the devestating aftermath. Rachel will talk about the lead up to her sister’s death, the emotional turmoil her family suffers, and the ripple effect culminating in the attempted suicide of her father. Join her to learn how the family has persevered, and manages to take life day by day.
Additional race information can be found at https://www.facebook.com/ringerrun/.
PLACE 121 Byers Rd
Chester Springs, PA US 19425
The 4th Annual Ringer Run benefits suicide prevention and mental health awareness.
Lots of changes this year so hold on to your seats! A 5k summer race on a Thursday evening at 7 p.m. in Chester Springs with a virtual race option??? What???? Same purpose, new venue, more fun.
Join us Thursday, June 11th at 7 pm in Chester Springs for a 5k run/walk on the Byers Station Path. The run follows a scenic but challenging paved path through a bit of woods, wetlands, a tunnel, (even has a covered bridge!) but mostly in a local neighborhood.
All proceeds support local mental health awareness and suicide prevention programs as well as the Joseph J. Ringhoffer Memorial Fund, which was created in memory of a local fallen friend, and which supports the Penn State Student Affairs Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS). Click here for more information.
After the race, we expect to have local business participation (restaurants, bars, etc.) so stay tuned for more details.
What’s a Virtual Run? Can't run with us because you live in California, Greenland or Madagascar - but want to support an important cause? No problem - sign up for the virtual race and run anywhere (your spring break, summer vacation, or around your yard 150 times) before the race finishes. Then email your finish photo with a snapshot of your time/distance to firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll mail your T-Shirt and medal after the race closes.
Race Address:121 Byers Rd, Chester Springs, PA 19425 (park at the Pickering Valley Elementary School)
More details to be posted, so save the date!
We are a small non profit relying solely on donations. Your support and contributions will enable us to continue to offer guidance and support in accessing Mental Health resources. Your generous donation will fund our mission.
The Impact A Path To Hope has had in it's first full year
Mental Health and how it affects the elderly, how to access available resources
Guest Speaker, discussed crisis facing our children and adolescents and the story of A Path To Hope and how to access available resources
How to be prepared in sending a child to school with. a known MH issue or if one occurs while away. presented in conjunction with Dr. Leanne Valentine
Presentation to local Primary Care Physician Practices about what is available for referrals for mental health services.
How do I access help away from home?
What types of issues typically occur?
What can I do to prepare my mental health for college?
If I currently see a therapist, what should I do to continue therapy at school?
If I need help, where do I go?
What can I do ahead of time to make the transition easier?
How will I manage medication away from home?