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Join us on Tuesday, May 16

Through My Eyes: A New Way to Look at Mental Illness 2017 focuses on suicide awareness and prevention. This year’s event is presented by Genesis Health System and hosted by the Vera French Foundation. The event will be held at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport.

REGISTER ONLINE for the event.

The program will begin with a continuing education portion available to area healthcare providers from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. This educational opportunity is offered for free. Our speaker, Jess Fiedorowicz M.D., Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Epidemiology, and Internal Medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. His research focuses on excess mortality in bipolar disorder: cardiovascular disease and suicide, and he will present on Suicide Risk with Mixed States in Bipolar Disorder.

Following the continuing education portion, the program and dinner registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Our guest speaker, George Smith, founder of AdamFest, will share his personal story of hope and healing. We will also view a portion of Mike Mickle’s compelling documentary, “If You Only Knew: The Journey Through Teen Depression and Suicide.”

In its third consecutive year, the purpose of this event is to increase community education and awareness of mental health challenges while reducing the stigma associated with mental illness.

Please join us as we uncover the myths in our community surrounding suicide and sustain important Vera French programs that help to combat the devastating effects of this disease.

REGISTER ONLINE for the event.



2017 Event Sponsors

Title Sponsor


Genesis Behavioral Health

Corporate Sponsors


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Genesis Behavioral Health