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State University of New York Geneseo, Geneseo, NY 14454
9/26/2018 – Karl Shallowhorn
Topic – Mental Health 101: Lessons Learned Along the Way
Karl Shallowhorn is the Education Program Coordinator at the Community Health Center of Buffalo
As a high school student, Karl Shallowhorn had big dreams, however they were all shattered by a disabling bipolar episode at the age of 18 while he was a freshman in college. After struggling for years, Karl was able to overcome this challenge by utilizing a variety of tools that have enabled him to become a leading mental health advocate on both a local and national level. Karl will be sharing both his experience of living with a co-occurring mental health and addiction disorder as well as practical tips on staying emotionally healthy during one’s college years.
The mission of SUNY Geneseo is to combine a rigorous curriculum and a rich co-curricular life in order to create a learning-centered environment. It is this marriage of academics and campus life that has propelled Geneseo to be a nationally-recognized public liberal arts college.
The All-College Hour Speaker Series supports the College mission and embodies the principles of The Bringing Theory to Practice Project. The aim of the series is to provide integrative opportunities for the campus community to come together to engage in learning that promotes cognitive, emotional, and civic development. The topics of the series are intended to challenge thinking, spur self-reflection, encourage civil discourse, and promote social responsibility. The series is sponsored by Student and Campus Life. All sessions take place during the All-College Hour (2:30-3:45 PM).