RIVERTON — Members of the community are invited to an anxiety and mental health awareness event at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, at the Riverton High School Auditorium, 12476 Silverwolf Way.
The free gathering — “Live in Real Life: Part 2” — is a follow-up to a September event for parents that focused on children’s social media use and its impact on mental health. Monday’s event, which will focus on anxiety awareness and is open to anyone age 10 years and older, will also include a screening of the documentary “Angst.”Comment on this story
Additionally, Dr. Matt Swenson, a physician with Intermountain Medical Group and medical director at Utah Valley Hospital’s outpatient psychiatry and counseling clinic, will speak.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Following the event, educational booths will offer information on counseling, health insurance and mental health.
“Live in Real Life: Part 2” is being held in conjunction with Riverton High School’s HOPE Week and is co-sponsored by the city, the Jordan School District and Intermountain Riverton Hospital. HOPE stands for Hold On. Persuade. Empower.