Activation: Mental Health in the Outdoors

The healing power of outdoor recreation is relevant to all of us, particularly as it relates to mental health. This panel looks at how time outside is being integrated into programming to address mental health and wellbeing with different communities from around the country.

Moderator: TBD

Panelists:

  • Adam Magers, Founder & Head of Experiential Healing, Exploring Roots // Founder, Warriors’ Ascent (2018 Emerging Leader)
  • Luis Perez, Program Manager, Outdoor Outreach (2018 SHIFT Award Official Selection)
  • Bam Mendiola, Founder, Bam Organization (2018 Emerging Leader)
  • Katelyn Sheehan, Expedition Guide, Veterans with Disabilities // Trauma Counselor (2018 Emerging Leader)
  • Ryan O’Donoghue, Executive Director, First Descents (2018 SHIFT Award Official Selection)

 
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