A Discussion on Mental Illness and CreativityDevelopmental Considerations

Date – Tuesday, October 15th

Time – 6:00-7:30 PM

Location – NAMI Santa Fe Office, 313 Camino Alire, #307

Are mental illness and creativity connected? Yes and no. Learn about the similarities and also the tipping points that either fall toward productive creative flow or preservation, how age and brain development factor into the mix, and other ways this information may be helpful to you and others in daily life. 

Featuring – Layne Kalbfleisch, M.Ed., Ph.D

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