The first virtual show of the summer will be taking place this Thursday, at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom and will feature a panel of mental health experts.
UF students will be able to register for the event through a Google Form posted on the event page. The deadline to sign up is Thursday (4/30) at noon. Students will then be sent an email one hour prior to the show with the Zoom link and password to attend. Students must be signed in to Zoom with their GatorLink account to gain admission to the show. Click here to sign up: https://forms.gle/NnvbzKuuZmAv5aDU9
The panel will be led by H. Reese Butler II, founder of 1-800-SUICIDE. Accompanying Reese will be Frank Warren, founder of PostSecret, Elena Butler, founder and director of IMALIVE.org and Bee Smith, a two-time best selling author and life coach.
Reese Butler is a world maker who in 1998 lost his wife Kristin Brooks to suicide. Reese battled through his own depression and used his wife’s estate to found 1-800-SUICIDE and the Kristin Brooks Hope Center. Fourteen years later, Reese and his friends have taken over five million phone calls and saved thousands of lives. To learn more about Reese, please visit www.imalive.org.
Frank Warren founded PostSecret in 2004. It is a website that allows people to share their most intimate secrets anonymously by mailing them in through a homemade postcard. A best-selling author, Frank is known as “the most trusted stranger in America”. Visit www.postsecret.com to learn more.