Accomplishments & Press

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September 5, 2012 – National Suicide Prevention Week 2012

September 17, 2012 – Eating Disorders can take a toll on any family

September 2012 – Erin Casey was a guest speaker at North Cross High School, speaking primarily about mental illness stigma, shame, silence and hope.

September 2012 -Erin Casey was a guest speaker for North Cross Middle School, speaking primarily about eating disorder awareness & recovery.

September 27, 2012 -Where I Stand’s first event took the stage at Andrew Lewis Middle School in Salem Virginia.

February 20, 2013 – Roanoke Children’s Theatre: Eric and Elliot

February 25, 2013 – Erin Casey was a guest speaker for the Roanoke Children’s Theatre following the play: Eric and Elliot. Erin spoke about mental illness, stigma, shame and silence, depression, suicide prevention and mental health planning.

April 7, 2013 – Dancing With the Stars JMU, Active Minds puts suicide prevention in spotlight

April 2013 – James Madison Psychology Department: Dancing with the Stars of JMU for Suicide Prevention Spotlight

April 8, 2013Active Minds to host dance for mental health

August 8, 2013 – JMU Be the change: Erin Casey

September 2, 2013 – Children’s Mental Health Network

February 1, 2014 – Where I Stand’s Purple Love Campaign launched for Eating Disorder Awareness Recovery for the first time.

February 6, 2014 – The Mercury blog: Purple Project breaks down mental health barriers

February 8, 2014 – The Light at the end of the tunnel can be bright 

February 9, 2014 – Times of Israel: Why I wear purple

February 15, 2014 – The Mercury: an invitation to speak about mental health

March 5, 2014 – Purple Love Campaign Follow-up Roanoke Times Blog 

March 29, 2014 – Where I Stand hosted a table, photo booth and raffle at the Walk for Hope in Harrisonburg VA

April 2014 -Erin Casey was a guest speaker for a class at Eastern Mennonite University. She spoke about living with a mental illness, resilience, hope, and advocacy.

June 13, 2014 – Erin Casey, President and Founder of Where I Stand, is featured with other advocates in Melissa Ann Hopely’s book The People You Meet in Real Life. Click the link to purchase your copy for Amazon!

January 29, 2015 – Roanoke Children’s Theatre: EAT: it’s not about food.

February 26-March 1st, 2015 – Erin Casey was a guest speaker for the Roanoke Children’s Theatre. She spoke after their productions of EAT: It’s not about food. Speaking about Eating Disorder awareness, recovery, hope and resilience.

February 28, 2015Where I Stand partnered with Passion Impact to bring our #MentalHealthMatters campaign to life.

March 18, 2015 – Erin Casey was a guest speaker for a class at Eastern Mennonite University. She spoke on: Eating Disorders, working with youth, emotions, stigma, shame, and advocacy.

June 30, 2015 – Erin Casey & Where I Stand featured on Proud2Bme, The National Eating Disorder Association‘s youth empowerment & advocacy community and blog. Click Here to read the story.

September 9th & 11th, 2015 – Erin Casey guest lectured for introductory communication courses about perception, mental illness, and accessing college resources at James Madison University.

November 30th, 2015- Molly Hillery was interviewed by KCRG-TV News concerning the lack of eating disorder care in Iowa. Click here to watch the interview and read the story.

January 20, 2016 – Erin Casey’s work at James Madison University was featured by the Vice Provost of Academic Affairs. Click here to read the story.

February 8, 2016 – Erin Casey spoke alongside Dr. Carlos Aleman about accessing higher education, asking for help, and self worth with the 8th graders at Thomas Harrison Middle School.

March 4, 2016 – Erin Casey, was a guest speaker for a class at Eastern Mennonite University. She spoke about Bipolar Disorder, working with youth, emotions, stigma, shame, and advocacy.

April 2, 2016 – Erin Casey was a keynote speaker at the Walk for Hope Harrisonburg.

June 10th, 2016- Molly Hillery’s Where I Stand piece on depression is featured on The Mighty.

July 5th, 2016- Molly Hillery’s Where I Stand piece on eating disorder recovery is featured on Upworthy.

August 8th, 2016– Molly Hillery’s Where I Stand piece on trauma is featured on Huffington Post.

October 2016 – Erin Casey was a guest speaker for an Intercultural Communications course at James Madison University on behalf of Carilion Clinic Community Outreach.

October 2016– Erin Casey was a guest speaker for Virginia Tech Carilion Medical School and Carilion Clinic Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine on behalf of Carilion Clinic Community Outreach.

 

1 comment on “Accomplishments & Press

  1. I’m interested in writing for where i stand – anonymously. I’ve been in recovery for a while now and while I don’t want to go public with my name I’d love to share some of my story and struggles. How do I go about doing this? Thanks!
    Abbi

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