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Mental Health Matters Day

  • East Side, California State Capitol 1315 10th Street Sacramento, CA, 95814 United States (map)

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
East Side - California State Capitol (Sacramento, CA)

Join us on the East Side of the California State Capitol grounds on May 22, 2019 for Mental Health Matters Day 2019: From Trauma to Hope. We expect to over 40 exhibitors.

Keynote - Ruthie Bolton, Two-time Gold Medal Olympian, Former WNBA Sacramento Monarch, and author of 'From Pain to Power' will share her personal experience with domestic violence, trauma, and recovery.

Ebony Ava Harper works to build a stronger California by expanding access to affordable quality health care to underserved communities and improving the overall health of all Californians. Her primary focus is Transgender health access and rights and she will be sharing her story of lived experience related to trauma and hope.

Jenn Brian, Owner of The Queen of Dating & J. Brian Events, is known for her dating advice, tv appearances and social events. Jenn was a high school special education teacher for many years and has overcome many mental health challenges while being in the public eye and advocating for those who struggle trauma and PTSD.

Paul Gilmartin event emcee and former host of TBS’ Dinner & A Movie, hosts The Mental Illness Happy Hour, a podcast consisting of interviews with artists, friends, listeners and the occasional mental health professional about all the battles in our heads; from medically diagnosed conditions, past traumas and sexual dysfunction to everyday compulsive, negative thinking. The podcast has over 600,000 downloads per month, a 5/5 Itunes rating where it frequently occupies the top spot in Self-Help, was chosen by Esquire as one of the best podcasts of 2016, and was featured in the 2013 PBS Documentary, A New State of Mind.

If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this event, please email:

This is a free event! Prepare for outdoor seating. Bring folding chairs and blankets.

View and share the flyer: Mental Health Matters Day: From Trauma to Hope