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320 Festival Goes Online to Support Mental Health

The 320 Festival has moved ONLINE! Join the fun May 8-10 for daily educational sessions and panels, workshops, and special guest performances to further the conversation surrounding mental health.320 Festival Goes Online to Support Mental Health

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, it is more important than ever to be mindful of our mental health. We may not be able to gather in person, but we can still come together to continue the conversation surrounding mental health. In partnership with KNEKT.tv, people from all around the world can tune into the virtual festival via Facebook Live, YouTube Live, and the KNEKT.tv network on Roku and Apple TV. This virtual event is free and open for all to join and participate.

The 320 Festival Online will feature 40+ non-profit partners providing their resources, Educational Sessions, Mindfulness Daybreaks, and performances by Lindsey Stirling, Art Alexakis of Everclear, Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October, Elohim, Social House, Frank Zummo of Sum 41, gnash, Dylan Dunlap, Moontower, Bruce Wiegner, Rouxx, Aunty Social, Evaride, Blue Midnight, Holy Wars, Vaines, Atarah Valentine, X.ARI, Lauren Dair, and more. The Educational Sessions will discuss various topics including Cultural Perspectives on Mental Health, Social Media, Trauma, Suicide Prevention, Criminalization of Mental Illness, Addiction, Mental Health in Schools, and more.

The 320 Festival and the participants do not provide emergency services. This conference is not meant to replace professional mental health services.

If this is a life-threatening emergency, call 911 immediately.

For immediate help: Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, Veterans press 1 OR text SIGNS to 741741 for the Crisis Text Line.

Both services are free and available 24/7.

 


For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.

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Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.

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