Schedule

The Mental Health Festival aims to challenge perceptions, support art, and introduce tools and resources, all the while entertaining with cutting edge programing. The experience will take place through workshops, films, live music, comedy and more. Workshops will be broken into morning and afternoon sessions with themes in nutrition, suicide prevention, substance abuse.

Friday, Oct 14

4:00 pm

Downstairs
@ Downtown Artery

Alliance for Suicide Prevention of Larimer County (ASP)

Since 1989, the Alliance for Suicide Prevention of Larimer County (ASP) has provided suicide prevention educational programs and grief support services to youth and adults....

Friday, Oct 14

5:00 pm

Downstairs
@ Downtown Artery

Ben Hanna

Hanna calls what he does “Post-Suburban Americana” and has likened it to a very contemporary blend of Americana-inspired storytelling and rebellious, high-energy “rawk”. Citing Lou...

Friday, Oct 14

6:00 pm

Downstairs
@ Downtown Artery

The Ugly Architect

"I don't know why, but the name says it all. The Ugly Architect is someone you want to get to know - a set of...

Friday, Oct 14

7:00 pm

Downstairs
@ Downtown Artery

I Was A Fire

Between its driving rhythms, vocal panache, and melodies designed to hook deep, a careless listener might think Mike Ring's music is simply bombastic indie-pop. While...

Friday, Oct 14

8:00 pm

Downstairs
@ Downtown Artery

Subtleties

"Weaving layers of guitar together, Stephen Kemp, AKA Subtleties, achieves what a full-band can with just his pedals and a drum set. Subtleties' unique form...

Friday, Oct 14

9:00 pm

Downstairs
@ Downtown Artery

Wasteland Hop

Featuring members of Wasteland Hop with special guest Sam Hanus

Saturday, Oct 15

9:00 AM

Upstairs
@ Downtown Artery

Insight Community Yoga

Join 200hr RYT, Cheri Hanson, in this all-levels hatha-style practice. Learn that Yoga serves more than just the body; it also heals the mind and...

Saturday, Oct 15

10:00 am

Upstairs
@ Downtown Artery

Nidra Yoga

Yoga Nidra, or yogic sleep, is a practice in which you learn to put the body to sleep while maintaining full conscious awareness. In this...

Saturday, Oct 15

1:30 pm

@ Lyric Cinema Cafe

Touched With Fire

While staying at a psychiatric hospital, two manic-depressive poets (Katie Holmes, Luke Kirby) begin a romance that continues to blossom after their release.

Saturday, Oct 15

2:00 pm

Downstairs
@ Downtown Artery

Mosaic "Discover the Possibilities"

Hear the myths and learn the truth about the lives of people with disabilities and hear stories of how we are making a difference in...

Saturday, Oct 15

2:00 pm

Upstairs
@ Downtown Artery

Stress Less

Stress Less Have difficulty relaxing? Looking for more calm and tranquility? Come learn ways to relax and enjoy a more balanced life. You’ll experience relaxation...

Saturday, Oct 15

3:00 pm

Upstairs in the kitchen ( Art Gallery)
@ Downtown Artery

Herbal Infusions for Stress and Self-Care

Learn how to begin connecting with plants to support emotional well-being in your daily life by meeting some helpful herbs and crafting personalized tea blends....

Saturday, Oct 15

3:00 pm

Downstairs
@ Downtown Artery

"Be a Lifeline" SummitStone

"Be a Lifeline": Introduction to Mental Health First Aid is designed to give community members a feel for the entire curriculum of Mental Health First...

Saturday, Oct 15

4:00 PM

Downstairs
@ Downtown Artery

UCHealth Programs and Activities

UCHealth will incorporate therapies including art and pet therapy and a version of Mountain Crest's ropes course.

Saturday, Oct 15

4:00 PM

Upstairs
@ Downtown Artery

Processing Trauma

Processing Trauma: finding your way through Grief, Loss, Depression, PTSD & CPTSD - Led by Liz Gaylor

Saturday, Oct 15

5:00 pm

Upstairs in the kitchen ( Art Gallery)
@ Downtown Artery

Zen Functional Wellness

Presentation By Crystal Melanson Certified Natural Chef, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner® We will be focusing on identifying the underlying causes of depression and healing naturally....

Saturday, Oct 15

7:00 pm

Downstairs
@ Downtown Artery

A Very Special Storyslam

A Very Special Storyslam....  Stories of Great Change.... The Day That Changed My Life.....  Topic: The Day that Changed My Life  Hosted by Nathan Scott...

Saturday, Oct 15

8:00 pm

Downstairs
@ Downtown Artery

Healing Voices

Playing on Loop - Upstairs in Lindee Zimmer's Artist Studio throughout the festival. HEALING VOICES is a new social action documentary. Written and Directed by...