Tag: Events

Free Stop the Bleed Training

Dr. Overmiller and other SCMH staff will present a free Stop the Bleed training at the Smith County Memorial hospital conference room. Training will be at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11 and will last about an hour. Participants will learn about the national Stop the Bleed program, why bleeding control is important in life-threatening events and demonstration and practice with tourniquets and other bleeding control tools. For more information, please call the Smith County Memorial Hospital (785) 282-6845.

By: Ashley Svaty

The Silent Epidemic: A Real Story of Victory Over Sever Depression

Coach Mark Potter & his wife Nanette provide a real, relevant, and raw story of their personal experience with severe depression. Mark discovered a person can have victory over mental illness and he shares his experiences to help others. Nanette will share her perspective and give the caregiver practical suggestions to assist. Mark shares his story of overcoming obstacles and even suicidal thoughts. He shares practical ideas to help everyone train their brain and be able to practice mental health and wellness strategies.

Event will be held on November 18th from 6:30-9:30pm at the Blair Theater Center for the Arts at 1310 19th St., Belleville, KS.

For more information contact the River Valley District at (785) 325-2121.

By: Ashley Svaty

Ask A Dietitian: Intro to Healthy Eating

Join us for a fun and interactive evening at the Smith County Memorial Hospital cafe to learn how cooking at home is simple, delicious and healthy! Steve Smith, Registered Dietitian and chef from the Smith County Hospital and Ashley Svaty, Nutrition, Food Safety and Health Extension Agent for Post Rock District will answer your questions related to food and health. Participants will enjoy a delicious meal followed by a program and a question and answer session.

Cost for the event is $5 and will be paid at the event.

Registration will begin at 5pm and event will begin at 5:30p on June 27th at the Smith County Memorial Hospital Hometown Cafe.

Questions about the event?  Email Ashley Svaty at asvaty@ksu.edu

Register here: https://forms.gle/UcbhmLHjvbJr6QQu9

By:  Ashley Svaty