MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS
Virtual Event: May 23rd at 7:00 pm
We will have three wonderful mental health professionals speaking on their experience in the mental health field and strategies for coping with mental health. Join us for a free night of insight as we destigmatize and raise awareness for mental health!
Carrie Miller is a graduate student working towards her Masters of Social Work. She’s the mom of 4 and an eating disorder survivor. She currently works at Emily Wish, an eating disorder clinic in Great Falls. She’s passionate about helping women, young and old, realize their worth and work towards creating a life of meaning and passion. Carrie loves the outdoors and spending time with her family.
Amelia David moved to Montana in 2009 after studying biochemistry at the University of Kansas. She became a nurse in 2012 and immediately started working in mental health. She has worked in adult, adolescent, geriatric and forensic psychiatry. Mental health has always been something Amelia is passionate about and through the years that passion has grown. She spent the majority of her career at Shodair Children’s Hospital and is currently working at Shodair’s outpatient clinic. Shodair is working hard to bring services to children across the state. Amelia is a mother of four and is currently enrolled in graduate school to obtain her Doctorate and become a psychiatric nurse practitioner.
Colleen Rahn was raised in Helena, Montana. She received her bachelor’s degree in Family Science, Health and Human Services from Montana State University in 1995. Colleen has spent more than two decades helping people with mental health conditions and has worked at Intermountain Children's Home, an adult mental health center in Alaska, the state of Montana, a mental health center in Missoula and for the Community Services Comprehensive Training program. Her roles have been anywhere from case management to recovery coach. Colleen has had training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and has experience in leading and co-facilitating groups for individuals of all ages needing group support. Colleen started working for NAMI Montana in April 2015 as an Education Director. NAMI Montana is a grassroots organization that supports, educates and advocates for people with mental illness and their families. As the Education Director, she is tasked with bringing NAMI‘s signature education programs for peers and families to communities across Montana.