8th Annual Who is Jay? Mental Health Symposium returns to Ocean Center

The event will take place Wednesday, May 10.

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The SMA Healthcare Foundation will host its 8th Annual Who is Jay? Mental Health Symposium at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach on Wednesday, May 10 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It will feature keynote presentations from Dennis Gillan, executive director and founder of the Half a Sorrow Foundation, and Ross Szabo, national mental health speaker and co-author of Behind Happy Faces: Taking Charge of Your Mental Health. 

There will be breakout sessions throughout the day with presenters from NAMI Florida, Stanford University, Hope4Med and SMA Healthcare, touching on various topics.

“We are once again excited to bring some extraordinary speakers and talent to this year’s symposium,” said Jennifer Secor, executive director of SMA Healthcare Foundation. “The intention of the symposium is to bring mental health awareness and education to our community and we believe the topics that were chosen are current and relevant to what individuals and professionals are faced with on a daily basis.”

The cost to attend is $60 for a standard registration, students are $25 and NAMI members can attend for free. Registration closes on Thursday, May 4.

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Registration closes on Thursday, May 4.


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