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'Laughing at Life's Challenges': Webster SVO presents improv workshops, animated film screening April 3

March 13, 2019

On April 3, the Webster Student Veterans Organization (SVO) will host "Laughing At Life’s Challenges," a day of networking, camaraderie and interactive learning for both civilians and military members to utilize comedy and the arts to actively combat life stress and adversity. Two applied improv comedy resiliency workshops, one with general/civilian focus and one with a military/veteran focus, will be instructed by actor/comedian and veteran BJ Lange. A screening of the animated series "DISCHARGED" followed by Q&A with creator Maj. Jas Boothe, is also planned. The events will be held in Browning Hall Auditorium, and are free and open to everyone.

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mental health panel

SVO to Host Mental Health Advocacy Panel March 21

February 26, 2018

The Webster University Student Veterans Organization (SVO) will host a panel discussion to empower students, veterans and community members to take part in fighting the stigma surrounding mental illness, gain skills to identify signs of depression or suicidal thoughts, and provide tools and resources in the event of a crisis. Panelists are mental health professionals and those working in the suicide prevention and depressive illness fields. The event will be held Wednesday, March 21, at 5:30 p.m. in Browning Hall Auditorium, and is free and open to everyone.

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