Enjoy the recording from the May event. This event will be offered again in November 2023.
Thursday, November 2 • 5 – 8 p.m. • Online Zoom Event
About This Event
Gain insights about current social-emotional and mental health issues in Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston Counties. In addition, learn about community organizations that offer resources to address these issues and steps families and individuals can take to learn about and prepare for rewarding careers in STEM occupations.
Free public event.
Keynote Address by Thurston County Commissioner Carolina Mejia, District 1
Panel Discussion with Public Health Experts
Audience Q & A
Breakout Session Topics
- Trauma & Mental Health
Co-hosted by Carrie Mayeux & Makenna Nero
- Justice-Impacted Youth
Hosted by Samantha Mitchell
- STEM Career Readiness
Co-hosted by Kayl Flint, Cheryl Brown, Jessica Monger & Kat Santana
- Family & Community Involvement
Co-hosted by Jody Smetak & Moriah Candler
- Wraparound Supports & Services
Co-hosted by Tanikka Watford & Megan Darrow
- Hispanic Services & Supports
Co-hosted by Betsey Storey, Riva Villa, & Oscar Sanchez
Meet the Panelists
CEO of CHOICE Regional Health Network
Cheryl R. Brown
Grays Harbor Youth Works
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Executive Director at TOGETHER!
Regional Administrator for Behavioral Health and Integrated Student Support
Mason County Community Youth Services
Public Services Specialist
Executive Director of the Moore Wright Group
Mason County Community Youth Services
Resources at Timberland Library
Your library card is your portal to free online resources. Accessing the following websites directly (not using provided links from our website) your access might be denied, limited, or cost you money.
OverDrive Download Collection is a digital library service that offers eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines for download to your computer or mobile device. With a vast collection of titles from various genres and categories, users can browse and borrow materials anytime, anywhere. OverDrive Download Collection also provides features like bookmarks, annotations, and adjustable font sizes to enhance the reading or listening experience. Overall, it's a convenient and accessible way to enjoy reading, listening, or watching content on the go.
When it comes to health-related information, the best source is a trusted one. Our library provides health and wellness databases you can access online 24/7—when and where you need them most. Search with confidence knowing you’ll find relevant content from reliable sources. Plus, there are no advertisements to get in the way of you and what you’re researching.
Other Gale Resources:
Using your library card, you can access Kanopy. With an expertly curated collection of narrative and documentary films we think you’ll enjoy, we’re pleased to bring this streaming service to our community. Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries and kid favorites.
Stream Kanopy on any of your favorite devices! Kanopy is accessible via mobile and tablet apps for iPhone and Android. Also access Kanopy on your Desktop, and SmartTV apps like Roku, Apple TV, and Fire Stick.
Universal Class brings over 500 lifelong self-paced learning courses in over 30 subject areas! Access each informative and engaging course 24/7 from your phone or tablet. Learn anything, learn anytime, learn anywhere. Once enrolled in a course, watch engaging videos, complete assignments, and receive feedback from instructors. For many courses a Continuing Education Unit (CEU) certificate is offered at successful completion. Some courses are also available for video-only auditing. (Online Tutorial Help)
Courses Include, more available online:
- Special Education
- Health & Medicine
- Alternative Medicine
- Parenting & Family