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This is Where I Stand
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 8, 2013 – Active 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.
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.
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.
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.