Virtual Ability Presents
the 10th Annual Mental Health Symposium
“Mental Health in Trying Times”
Friday, April 16, 2021
Virtual Ability Island
In Second LifeThe 10th annual Mental Health Symposium will take place in Virtual Ability’s Sojourner Auditorium, on Virtual Ability island on Friday, April 16, 2021. There is no charge to attend.The theme of this Symposium is “Mental Health in Trying Times.” Our international group of presenters will offer a wide interpretation of the theme, based on their interests and academic backgrounds.The Symposium will take place in the virtual world of Second Life, at the Sojourner Auditorium on Virtual Ability island. The SLURL for the auditorium is: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Virtual%20Ability/53/172/23. (You can create a free Second Life account through Virtual Ability’s Sign-Up Portal (https://virtualability.org/second-life-signup/), entering at the beginning of our New Resident Orientation Course. You can then post the auditorium’s SLURL into Nearby Chat, click the green underlined link, and teleport to the auditorium.)Virtual Ability hosts this annual Symposium to share information about mental health and mental disabilities with the general population. Within our cross-disability community we have members who deal with a variety of mental health issues. Not only is this an opportunity for our community members to learn more about topics related to mental health from experts they probably would not have a chance to meet otherwise, it allows the general public to attend a professional conference at no cost.Below is the full schedule for the conference.
Mental Health Symposium 2021 Schedule of EventsApril 16, 2021. All times are in SLT/PST.