Hinds Behavioral Health Services

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Hinds Behavioral Health Services

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Exhibit

Target Audiences:

  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

We set up a hallway exhibit/educational display where our staff could pick up information to share with our clients.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Social Media
  • Other

Other Publicity Methods:

word of mouth at our office

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Word of mouth and the exhibit table was placed in a high traffic area where our staff is required to visit.


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 The Brain
  • Successful Aging & Your Brain
  • Brain Awareness Week Pencils
  • Brain-shaped Erasers

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Our staff had a reminder of the brain’s importance and new research.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

More information regarding drugs and the brain or stress.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

I wish more facts/brain health tips were posted.

Contact Information

Contact Name:

Shona Dykstra

Contact Phone:


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