Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Other: Community College Students
- Other: Faculty
- Other: and Staff
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
Students in General Psychology made posters highlighting how the brain is affected in the most common psychological disorders. The posters are displayed in a common area so they are visible to the entire campus community.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
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
- It’s Mindboggling!
- Staying Sharp Bookmark
- BAW Stickers
- BAW Pencils
- Brain-shaped Erasers
- The Mindboggling Workbook
- Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- BAW Certificate of Participation
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- New Fact Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
Their awareness about the role of the brain in mental illness was increased.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Keep it simple.
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