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ART SHOW: John Terrell Benefit, Full Spectrum

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Date(s) - Fri, 10/28/2016
7:00 pm-10:00 pm EDT

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Zero East 4th Street, Richmond, VA , 23224

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Friday Night: It wasn’t until John Terrell was in college that the signs of his mental illness began to show. His cycling from manic to depressive states started the beginning of his sophomore year at VCU in 2004. As his life unraveled, creating art was his constant.

After his death by suicide December 2015, his father walked out to the studio we shared and observed the paintings he had carefully selected and hung on the walls of his studio as a final statement. Together they tell a story that needs to be shared. See the #griefheart in Paul’s honor.

Proceeds from this show will benefit the following nonprofits which are serving our community: NAMI Central VA, www.namicentralvirginia.org, Full Circle Grief Center, fullcirclec.org, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Virginia, afsp.org.

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Anne Moss Rogers

I am an emotionally naked TEDx speaker, and author of the Book, Diary of a Broken Mind and co-author with Kim O'Brien PhD, LICSW of Emotionally Naked: A Teacher's Guide to Preventing Suicide and Recognizing Students at Risk. I raised two boys, Richard and Charles, and lost my younger son, Charles to substance use disorder and suicide on June 5, 2015. I help people foster a culture of connection to prevent suicide, reduce substance misuse and find life after loss. My motivational, training and workshop topics include suicide prevention, addiction, mental illness, coping strategies/resilience, and grief. As talented and funny as Charles was, letting other people know they matter was his greatest gift. And now the legacy I try and carry forward in my son's memory. Professional Speaker Website. Trained in ASIST and trainer for the evidence-based 4-hour training for everyone called safeTALK.

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