“Men are the worst. I was reluctant to go to a psychiatrist.”
Former CEO, CNN,
& Publisher LA Times
If you would like to get involved with outreach in your community, click here to see a list of organizations using Men Get Depression for community outreach.
See the list below to find a community event in your region.
The University of Michigan Depression Center held a preview screening on April 29th. There was a panel discussion and audience Q & A with Dr. John Greden, Executive Director of the Depression Center; Dr. Thomas Schwenk, Associate Director of the Depression Center; and Eric Hipple, former quarterback for the Detroit Lions.
South Dakota Public Broadcasting hosted a free film screening and discussion event on April 28th. The event was co-hosted by the Dakota Counseling Institute and was held on the campus of Dakota Wesleyan University.
The Mental Health Association in Tulsa incorporated Men Get Depression into the 8th annual Charles P. Seger Seminar on Suicide and Depression on April 24-25. The featured speaker was Eric Hipple, former quarterback of the Detroit Lions. Key components included: a free evening community education forum; an address to members of the Tulsa County Bar Association and talks at several area schools.
California – San Diego
The San Diego Psychological Association will present Men Get Depression at Qualcomm Stadium, End Zone Suite on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 6:30 pm. This is a free event for the San Diego community. Mr. Eric Hipple, campaign spokesperson will speak at the event, as well as a panel of psychologists and psychiatrists.
Mental Health America of San Diego County will be featuring Men Get Depression at their annual Healthy Minds Luncheon on May 22nd in the Presidential Ballroom of the US Grant Hotel. Campaign spokesperson, Eric Hipple, will speak at the event.
Colorado - Denver
Rocky Mountain PBS will hold a preview screening of Men Get Depression at Regis University Tuesday, May 20th at 7pm. The screening will follow a reception and conclude with a panel discussion of experts.
Men Get Depression will be featured at Bridging the Divide: Suicide Awareness & Prevention Summit May 19-22 in Denver. Free outreach DVDs will be given to all attendees.
The Connecticut Assembly of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew will be screening Men Get Depression at their 2008 Spring Assembly on May 10th. The presentation will be followed by a discussion.
The Connecticut Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers will be distributing the DVD to all attendees "Social Work: Empowering People, Investing in the Profession." This annual conference takes place May 9th in Waterbury, CT.
District of Columbia
Howard University Department of Psychiatry will be hosting a screening and panel discussion on the 20th of May from 5:30pm-7:30pm in the towers auditorium at Howard University Hospital.
Florida – Tampa
The University of South Florida Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine will host a screening and discussion on the evening of May 21st as part of their Mental Health Awareness Month Lecture Series. The speaker will be Francisco Fernandez, MD, Professor and Chairman of the Department who is featured in the film.
Georgia – Atlanta
Mental Health America of Georgia are planning a dissemination of the outreach videos to all Georgia legislators with a letter about the physical, emotional, and financial costs of depression. In addition, they are donating copies of the DVD to all public libraries in Atlanta and others around the state. They will also be preparing a display case at their office building focusing on men and depression for Mental Health Awareness Month.
A premiere screening of the documentary will take place Thursday, May 8th at the Louis W. Sullivan Auditorium of the National Center for Primary Care at Morehouse School of Medicine. David Satcher, MD, 16th Surgeon General of the United States will provide the welcome address. This event will be hosted by Morehouse School of Medicine’s Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and the Satcher Health Leadership Institute; the Carter Center, Division of Mental Health Programs; the Georgia Chapter of Mental Health of America; the Georgia Office of National Alliance on Mental Illness and State of the Art, Inc.
Maine – Portland
On May 10th, NAMI of Maine will host its annual 5K NAMI Walks For the Mind of America from 9-10am at Back Bay in Portland. Men Get Depression Outreach DVDs will be given away to participants and spectators.
South Dakota - Yankton
South Dakota Public Television and the Yankton Area Mental Health & Wellness Board are hosting a preview screening at the Yankton Senior Citizens’ Center on May 8th at 5:30pm (Central).
Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Men Get Depression will be previewed in MPTV’s Community Cinema Series. This monthly documentary series is sponsored by Milwaukee Public Television and is free and open to the public. A panel discussion will follow the screening. The event is Wednesday, May 14th at 7pm at Discovery World’s Innovation Theatre, 500 N. Harbor Drive Milwaukee. Free outreach DVDs will be given to all attendees.
The following organizations are conducting outreach with the Men Get Depression Community Outreach Toolkit:
The Los Angeles Community Resource Center
Mental Health America of Los Angeles
Mental Health America in San Diego County
Mental Health Association of San Francisco
The San Diego Psychological Association
The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment
Mental Health America of Colorado
The Connecticut Assembly of the Brotherhood of St. Andrew
Mental Health America of Connecticut
The National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter
Community Voices: Healthcare for the Underserved at Morehouse School of Medicine
The Georgia Department of Corrections
Mental Health America of Georgia
Mental Health America of Indiana
Bullit County Health Department
The Disabilities Coalition of Nothern Kentucky
The Droege House
Mental Health America of Kentucky
Mental Health America of Northern Kentucky
St. Luke Hospital
National Alliance on Mental Illness Maine
Spring Harbor Hospital
Mental Health America of Greater St. Louis
Mental Health America of Southern Nevada
Department of Health and Human Services for the State of New Hampshire
Mental Health America of Dutchess County, NY
Mental Health America of New York City
Mental Health Association in New York State
National Alliance on Mental Illness for New York State
Mental Health America of Franklin County
Mental Health Association of Southwest Ohio
Mental Health America of Charlottesville/Albemarle
Mental Health America of Fredericksburg
Mental Health America of Roanoke Valley
Mental Health America of Virginia
National Alliance on Mental Illness Central Virginia
National Alliance on Mental Illness Chesapeake
National Alliance on Mental Illness Hampton/Newport News
National Alliance on Mental Illness of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County
National Alliance on Mental Illness Virginia
National Alliance on Mental Illness Virginia - Suffolk
National Alliance on Mental Illness Western Tidewater
The Rappahannock Area Community Services Board
The LacCourteOreilles Community Health Center
Mental Health America of Wisconsin