Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Other: educational day treatment groups
- Elementary school students(1-5)
- High School students(9-12)
- Middle school students(6-8)
- Patients & Caregivers
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Educational booth in hallway for staff (social workers, nurses, doctors, therapists, support staff). Educational workshops for our day treatment after school program (grade school students), IOP Substance Use teen program, and NFusion Metro teen program. General information about the brain and the brain's interaction with drugs. Our staff and clients loved the workbooks, educational materials, and goodies!
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Other Publicity Methods:
Face-to-face Internal promotion
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
- BAW Pencils and Erasers
- The Mindboggling Workbook
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Engagement and new knowledge
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
List of materials and steps for each or descriptions of lesson plans.
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