On Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 2pm-6pm at the Black Canyon Conference Center in Phoenix, AFBH will hold its premier event "Your Brain, Sports & Mental Health."
This entertaining and educational event is geared toward the entire family and will include discussions on sports-related concussions, sports psychology, and positive self-image and goal setting for youth involved in athletics.
Distinguished panelists include: Dr. Javier Cardenas (Barrow Concussion and Brain Injury Center); Dr. Steven Erickson (Banner Health Concussion Center); Dr. Tamara McLeod (A.T. Still University); Dr. Angela Breitmeyer (Midwestern University); sports psychologist Adam Berry (MindSet Sports Psychology); and Charles Schmidt (Arizona Interscholastic Association). KJZZ personality Dennis Lambert will be the moderator.
The event planning committee includes former NFL player John Mistler, youth football coach and mentor Mo Streety, and mental health advocate Charles "Chick" Arnold.
Buffet-Style Refreshments & Silent Auction
The event will feature buffet-style hors d'oeuvres, door prizes, and a silent auction of sports memorabilia. Auction items include an AZ Cardinals football signed by Larry Fitzgerald and Kurt Warner (see below) and a Luis Gonzales autographed baseball (with certificates of authenticity).
No endorsement by the Arizona Cardinals, the NFL, Luis Gonzales, or MLB is implied. The AZ Cardinals logo is the property of its respective trademark owner.
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!
Tickets are $25 each for adults (19 years or older) and $15 for youth (12-18), and may be purchased online at www.azfbh.org, or by calling 602-712-9200, ext. 204.
Proceeds support AFBH and its work in the field of mental health and its support of its sister organization, Arizona Behavioral Health Corporation, which helps to provide permanent, supportive housing for those with serious mental illness.
Sponsorships Still Available!
A limited number of sponsorships are still available, some of which are available to underwrite ticket costs for underprivileged youth. Call 602-712-9200, ext. 204 for details.
Please pass the word along about this event to your family and co-workers!